Ismail Einashe

Ismail Einashe is a freelance journalist based in London. He has written about the Sicilian mafia, the plight of migrants in Italy, radicalization in Europe, and human rights and conflict in Africa for publications including Prospect Magazine, The Guardian, The New York Times, The Atlantic, NPR, Haaretz, The Nation, Mail & Guardian, Index on Censorship, The International Business Times, and The White Review. He has also worked for BBC Radio Current Affairs and presented on BBC Radio. Einashe is also a 2017 Dart Center Ochberg Fellow at Columbia University Journalism School and an Associate at the Cambridge University Migration Research Network (CAMMIGRES).

Last Updated: January 30, 2018

How Trump’s Vulgar Comments Towards Africa Play Right into China’s Hands

Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & more
Somali-British freelance journalist Ismail Einahse joins Eric and Cobus to discuss his recent opinion column, “Trump’s Insults Will Nudge African Nations Closer To China.” The article, published on, reflects a contentious debate going on...