Locations

Kenya

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People

Cindy Horst

Cindy Horst

Research Director, Research Professor

Hanne Fjelde

Hanne Fjelde

Senior Researcher, PRIO; Assistant Professor, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

Helene Molteberg Glomnes

Helene Molteberg Glomnes

Research Assistant

Øystein H. Rolandsen

Øystein H. Rolandsen

Senior Researcher

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Anderson, David M. & Jacob McKnight (2015) Understanding al-Shabaab: Clan, Islam and Insurgency in Kenya, Journal of Eastern African Studies 9(3): 536–557.

Edited Volume

Anderson, David M.; & Øystein H. Rolandsen, eds, (2015) Politics and Violence in Eastern Africa: The Struggles of Emerging States. London & New York: Routledge.

PRIO Report

Carling, Jørgen; Marta Bivand Erdal; Cindy Horst; & Hilde Wallacher (2007) Legal, Rapid and Reasonably Priced? A Survey of Remittance Services in Norway, PRIO Report, 3. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Policy Brief

Strand, Håvard & Scott Gates (2008) Lessons Learned from Power-sharing in Africa, CSCW Policy Brief, 8. Oslo: PRIO.
Horowitz, Jeremy (2008) Power-sharing in Kenya, CSCW Policy Brief, 3. Oslo: PRIO.

Book Review

Carling, Jørgen (2013) Review of Alexander Betts, ed., Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement, in The Journal of Modern African Studies 52(2): 332–333.

News

Blog Posts

Norway and Kenya Prepare for Forceful Returns of Somalis

Posted by Anab Ibrahim Nur on Sunday, 12 June 2016

As the blessed month of Ramadan begins, many here in Mogadishu are concerned about the security situation, with talks of increased numbers of Al-Shabaab insurgents entering the city in preparation of carrying out attacks. Driving through the Makka Al Mukram road, considered to be in the safe zone, that is, ... Read more »

A Burden no one Wants to Share: Why do Refugees from the Horn of Africa try to Cross into Europe?

Posted by Cindy Horst & Maimuna Mohamud on Tuesday, 21 April 2015

The humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean, with staggering high numbers of deaths of asylum seekers and migrants attempting to cross by sea, shows the urgency of an alternative approach to Europe’s current border policies. Across the EU, mounting internal political pressures have intensified debates about migration and asylum, encouraging policies ... Read more »