Abdinor Hassan Dahir

Abdinor Hassan Dahir is a Deputy Researcher at TRT World Research Centre, and Project Coordinator for the TRT World Citizen initiative. Prior to joining TRT World, Abdinor was a Ship Chartering Executive at Negmar Denizcilik Yatirim A.S in Istanbul, and a permanent Secretary at Faculty of Management Sciences at SIMAD University in Somalia. He was trained and worked at the Public Relations Department at Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality in Turkey. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Management and a Master of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration from Sakarya University in Turkey, with a thesis titled “Aid in Foreign Policy: the case of Turkey-Somalia Relations”. His main research interests include foreign policy, development studies, foreign aid, Turkish-Africa relations, and African governance and geopolitics.
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Somalia’s Electoral Impasse: Prospects and Challenges for Consensual Polls

The political crisis in Somalia threatens to further divide the security forces and backslide the country’s state-building process.Somalia’s long-running political crisis has entered a...

The Political and Humanitarian Repercussions of Ethiopia’s Tigray War

This policy outlook aims to provide an overview of the humanitarian crisis in the Ethiopia’s Tigray region and explain the Tigray conflict’s impact on...

The Rise of Daesh in Mozambique: A Threat Assessment

Rising violence in northern Mozambique is posing a dangerous risk to the stability of the region.Rising violence in northern Mozambique is posing a dangerous...

The New Gold Rush in Africa: Main Actors and Challenges to Development

This discussion paper aims to explore Africa’s gold conflict and outlines the challenges to its governance and development.The gold mining sector plays a significant...

Addis Ababa on the Brink: Is Ethiopia’s Democratic Transition in Jeopardy?

The persistent violence casts doubt on Ethiopia’s democratic transition and whether the recently-postponed federal elections will be peaceful and credible.Ethiopia’s transition that started in...

The presence of Sudanese militias in Libya is destabilising for Sudan

The presence of Sudanese fighters not only adds another dangerous element to Libya’s civil war, but also has wide-ranging and destabilising repercussions in Sudan...

The Nile water dispute is not a zero-sum game

Ethiopia has a right to capitalise on its resources for development, but Sudanese and Egyptian fears are also justified. The sharing of the Nile...

‘Tired of Begging’: Developments in the Nile Dam Dispute

This policy outlook notes that an agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be transformative not only for Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan...

Covid-19 in Somalia: Responses and Challenges amid Election Fever

Somalia’s efforts to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic face several imminent challenges. This Info Pack looks at those challenges as well as government responses to...

Soldiers of Fortune: The Evolving Role of Sudanese Militias in Libya

This discussion paper explores the mercenary nature of the Sudanese paramilitary groups’ in Libya.This discussion paper explores the mercenary nature of the Sudanese paramilitary...

South Africa and Covid-19: Responses and Challenges

This Info Pack looks at measures that the South African Government has taken to slow the spread of Coronavirus. It also highlights the challenges...

Somalia’s debt relief process: Relevance and reform lessons

The debt relief milestone is a signal that Somalia is making strides towards stability and development.Somalia must have shocked the world in the last...

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