In March, I will move to Burkina Faso, to work as a freelance journalist and communications consultant. I will go into more detail on why Burkina in another post and will focus here on what am I going to do exactly and how do I plan to make it work. The point of documenting this here […]
Hi everybody and welcome to my new homepage/blog! At the moment it is all still quite rough, but over the next few days things will start to take shape. Expect the following: Incredibly intelligent ramblings about how I start out as a freelance journalist in Burkina Faso Interesting bits and pieces about political stuff from across […]
This is a comment from me that was recently published in the Global Development Voices section of the guardian online. Find it here, together with other excellent commentary and an interesting discussion. To end violence against women, it may be best to talk less about it and more about other forms of violence. That, at […]
The Africa Round-Up is a regular series that I run over at the excellent security blog WarIsBoring.com, the brainchild to you by David Axe. In it, I cover recent conflict developments in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read the latest issue here.
This piece was published some time ago in the print edition of the German weekly der Freitag, but I will repost it here nonetheless: Vor etwa einem halben Jahr musste ich mich entscheiden, was ich mit etwa 2.000 Euro machen sollte, die sich auf meinem Girokonto angesammelt hatten und für die ich keine unmittelbare Verwendung […]