Blog entries from: Alexis Okeowo


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February 24 2014

From Alexis Okeowo Mon Feb 24 2014, 08:57:33

I recently spent time among oil thieves in the Niger Delta. I wrote about them, their communities, and the shadow industry of oil theft in Nigeria for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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November 26 2013

From Alexis Okeowo Tue Nov 26 2013, 07:00:07

For the last several months, I have been reporting on the massive Chinese investment in Zambia -- particularly in its mining sector -- and the tension-filled aftermath of this investment. I have a piece in the new issue of Fortune on Zambia's mining troubles, and recently wrote articles for The New Yorker on the violent [...]

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September 15 2013

From Alexis Okeowo Sun Sep 15 2013, 15:07:29

Champagne, Louis Vuitton, greed: no crisis like a Nigerian banking crisis. My story in Businessweek's special issue on the global financial crisis.

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September 13 2013

From Alexis Okeowo Fri Sep 13 2013, 08:48:28

I wrote about the United Nations Arms-Trade Treaty and the illicit gun industry in central Nigeria for The New Yorker. Photo by Ruth McDowall

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August 12 2013

From Alexis Okeowo Mon Aug 12 2013, 15:11:43

I recently went to the heart of the insurgency being waged by Islamist group Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria to write about the effects of the battle between the Nigerian government and Boko Haram on communities there. I have a long feature on Nigeria's war on terrorism in this week's international edition of TIME (subscription [...]

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July 11 2013

From Alexis Okeowo Thu Jul 11 2013, 07:02:42

Last year, I spent time with couples who had been abducted as children by Joseph Kony's Lord Resistance Army, forced to "marry," and who then escaped and reunited. Here is my story on life, and a kind of love, in northern Uganda after the LRA for the Financial Times Weekend Magazine. Photo by Tadej Znidarcic

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June 2 2013

From Alexis Okeowo Sun Jun 2 2013, 12:11:55

I recently wrote a pair of dispatches on Nigeria's terrorism and sectarian/religious violence problems for The New Yorker. Photo via The New Yorker

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