Your get out of jail free card from the thought police.
18 August 2017 16:28 (South Africa)
Mohamed Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’, Somalia’s unexpected president
Simon Allison covers Africa for the Daily Maverick, having cut his teeth reporting from Palestine, Somalia and revolutionary Egypt. He loves news and politics, the more convoluted the better. Despite his natural cynicism and occasionally despairing tone, he is an Afro-optimist, and can’t wait to witness and chronicle the continent’s swift development over the next few decades.