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Waakhe Simon Wudu

Waakhe Simon Wudu is a an award winning South Sudanese freelance journalist based currently in Juba, South Sudan and sometimes Nairobi, Kenya. On several occasions he moves out of the capital, Juba to other States across the Country for journalism work. 

With over ten years of experiences in journalism reporting in South Sudan and across the eastern African region, he specializes on print and radio journalism. He reports on several beats mainly on politics, conflicts, economy, environment and climate change topics. 

He is an alumni of the International Visitors Leadership Program or IVLP cohort of April/May 2023 with focus on  Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists: 21 Century Approaches to Print and Radio Journalism.

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In this link: you can listen to a radio piece i produced at the time on lawmakers who were earlier on sacked at the South Sudan National Assembly because of their decision to join the armed rebel movement then led by Former First Vice President, Riek Machar and they are now claiming back pay for the months they were not paid for following their reinstatment to their positions by a peace agreement signed in August 2015.


In this link: you can listen to a piece i did on a Cooperation Agreement signed by South Sudan and Sudan in September 2012 as effort to avoid future conflicts between the two former warring nations, but then as time counts down the agreement is not fully implemented.


In this link: you can find a print analytical story, at the time, i did on the deployment of the regional protection force in South Sudan.


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