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Tolu Ogunlesi

Brazil 2014
The Punch
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Tolu Ogunlesi is a Nigerian journalist, blogger and newspaper columnist. He has written for the Financial Times, CNN.com, the Independent, Al Jazeera, the London Guardian, The Huffington Post, YNaija and The Africa Report, among others. Since February 2013, he has written a weekly column for The Punch, a daily Nigerian newspaper. Between 2009 and 2011 he was a features editor and weekly columnist at NEXT newspaper. He is a two-time winner in the annual CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards (2009 and 2013).


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    I’m in Brazil for two weeks, on a reporting fellowship sponsored by theInternational Reporting Project of the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. Over the next...

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