Blog entries from: Alexis Okeowo

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November 12 2014

From Alexis Okeowo Wed Nov 12 2014, 13:45:51

Some recent thoughts on living in the time of Ebola, in a country that once had an outbreak of it, in the New York Times: Living With the Terror of Ebola.

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November 1 2014

From Alexis Okeowo Sat Nov 1 2014, 15:40:06

My story from September on a radical anti-slavery activist in Mauritania for The New Yorker.

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August 31 2014

From Alexis Okeowo Sun Aug 31 2014, 18:39:50

Belatedly, my coverage of Boko Haram's abduction of 300-plus Nigerian schoolgirls for The New Yorker: Nigeria's Stolen Girls and The Troubled Search for Nigeria's Stolen Girls (on the web). Missing (in the print magazine).

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July 16 2014

From Alexis Okeowo Wed Jul 16 2014, 00:33:35

I wrote about the stunning work of South African photographer (and lesbian activist) Zanele Muholi for The New York Times Lens Blog.

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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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