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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COVID-19 could mean crippling economic losses for Africa

It is in everybody’s interest to defeat COVID-19 in Africa because if the virus takes hold, the continent could become a source of a...

Africa and the Coronavirus Pandemic: Responses, Challenges and Consequences

This Info Pack explores reactions to the pandemic by African governments and outlines the common challenges facing African countries as well as the potential...

Community empowerment is the key to containing coronavirus in Somalia

The only way to counter the diminished writ of Somalia's central authority is to strengthen community action.On 16th of March 2020, the Federal Government...

Hydro-Politics: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the Future of the Nile River Basin

As the completion of the upstream Nile dam project nears and with a solution not yet, there are fears the deadlock could lead to...

Turkey’s Evolving Engagement in Africa

Turkey-Africa engagements have borne fruit and have led numerous partnerships based on political, economic, and development cooperation based on mutual interests. These engagements have...

Football may further strengthen Turkey-Somalia relations

Investing in Somalian football would complement the Turkish government’s efforts to strengthen relations with African countriesTurkey is a nation which is football-mad. When it...

The Debrief – “We Heard It Coming”: US Lethal Ops in Somalia

TRT World Research Centre's investigation presents credible evidence that some 21 civilians were killed in the Lower Shebelle region in Somalia by manned and...

‘We Heard It Coming’: US Lethal Operations in Somalia

TRT World Research Centre's investigation presents credible evidence that some 21 civilians were killed in the Lower Shebelle region in Somalia by manned and...

Reconsidering Turkish Foreign Policy towards Sub-Saharan Africa: Rationale and Mechanisms

In the last 15 years, Turkish engagements in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have increased, attracted wider international attention and become a phenomenon worthy of discussion.Turkish-African...

Somalia-Turkey ties will triumph despite the murder of a Turkish citizen

Turkey's economic, humanitarian and nation-building efforts in Somalia have forged a bond that cannot be derailed by terror attacks.On Sunday, the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al...

Foreign Engagements in the Horn of Africa: Diversifying Risks and Maximising Gains

The recent increase of foreign involvement in the Horn of Africa has revived the age-old drive of global and regional powers to dominate the...

The Sudanese uprising that refuses to go away

Anti-government protests have gripped Sudan for the last ten weeks. Triggered initially by rising bread and fuel prices, demonstrators are now demanding an end...

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