Meeting the family of a young Gambian who ran away to seek his fortune in Europe.
Ismail Einashe writes about his failed attempt to catch a train in Ethiopia despite the hype around a new Chinese-built railway.
Farmers say Beijing's growing presence in Kenya is having a negative impact on their lives, culture, and ability to make ends meet
Investigation highlights failings of Dutch and UK authorities to care properly for unaccompanied minors
Interest in the Horn of Africa from foreign powers has always been a double-edged sword
To many, Trump's new economic and security strategy looks like a desperate scramble to regain power in a region where much of the goodwill traditionally extended to the US has evaporated
After mafioso Emanuele Rubino shot a Gambian immigrant in the head, the Bengali shopkeepers refused to pay extortion money
As nearly 25% go missing from council care, studies claim the system is failing victims of trafficking
While governments are happy to be wooed by multibillion-dollar loans and large-scale infrastructure investment, feelings on the streets are less warm
The travelling multimedia exhibition ‘ReSignifications’ represents and responds to the crisis of people on the move from Africa to Europe across the Mediterranean Sea
Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US help uncovering the crimes
Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright talk about the Multicultural London English (MLE) dialect with journalist Ismail Einashe
From Stormzy at the Brit Awards to a Steve McQueen film to Forensic Architecture's media archive, what Grenfell has shown us about ourselves
Already Africa’s most important economic partner, China is also leaving a cultural footprint across the continent with more than 50 Confucius Institutes teaching Mandarin to students eager to get jobs at Chinese companies
Assailed by negative media stereotypes, racism, low academic achievement and social exclusion, the Somali community is one of Europe's most vilified migrant groups. That vulnerability makes a small minority perfect target for Islamist terror recruiters
Two Somali youths were stabbed to death in London last week. Ismail Einashe tells of a community haunted by gang culture and memories of civil war
The danger for the U.S. is that Trump's reported slurs make China an even more enticing partner for African nations, writes British-Somali journalist Ismail Einashe
Six months after the Grenfell fire, Ismail Einashe, who grew up on a similar London estate, reveals the heartbreaking truth about that terrible night
For Ali, a migrant in Italy who fled his homeland in Gambia a few years ago, his mobile phone was also a lifeline. Simple digital tools and the phone helped Ali re-establish a vital connection with his mother back home
U.K. Migration Rules put a Price on Family Unification
In Somalia al-Shabaab control a prominent radio station and a fifth of the country. Meet the radio presenters who brave danger to keep on reporting independently
For the first 17 years of my life, I didn’t have a holiday. Would I know what to do when I escaped my inner-city estate?
Reports say the United States is being inundated with foreign travelers, but many British Muslims are holding back because of the travel ban.
We British Muslims are fighting the extremists in our community. We hope that, as right-wing extremism becomes more violent, someone will be covering our backs too
Brexit has made many black people question their place in British society, and the snap election may yet heighten their anxiety
The upbeat new leader of the world's frailest state is banking on his deep connection with the US
Theresa May can’t keep her promises about the virtues of Brexit
After arriving in Britain as a child, I fought hard to feel like I belonged. Now it feels that the status of migrants like me is permanently up for review
It targets people like me, with valid visas or green cards, simply because of where we were born
In an attempt to keep news of troop deaths quiet, government arrests reporters circulating information online