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Ayo Awokoya

University student pursing a degree in International Relations, intending to pursue a career in Journalism after graduation. Mainly focused on human rights issues and political affairs within the regions of Africa and Asia.

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Latest posts by Ayo Awokoya

19 September 2016

Are There Prospects for Peace and Stability in South Sudan?

"It is time for both #SouthSudan president Salva Kiir and former VP Riek Machar who have ruined their country to both step down"

13 July 2016

Foreign Intervention in South Sudan Unlikely, Despite Calls for Action

As South Sudan's government fails to end violent clashes, many in the country are looking to the international community for intervention.

29 April 2016

South Sudan Is a Dangerous Place to Work as a Journalist

"South Sudan: 7 journalists killed in 2015. No killers brought to justice. No explanation from government."

8 March 2016

South Sudan’s ‘Divide and Conquer’ Political Approach Heightens Tribal Tensions

South Sudanese president is accused creating new 28 states along ethnic lines, a move considered to be a recipe for internal conflict.

12 November 2015

Where's the Outrage Over Mass Rape in War-Torn South Sudan?

The brutal sexual attacks are not indiscriminate. Rape is being used as a weapon of war in the country's civil war.

13 June 2015

If Online Comments Are Any Evidence, China Has an Anti-African Racism Problem

"Many will spew hate online to feel better about themselves but will genuinely be excited to meet a black person in real life."

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