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Gillian Parker

Mozambique 2014
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Gillian Parker is a freelance journalist, radio broadcaster and photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa, writing for Voice of America, The Economist and others. Until March 2014, Gillian lived in Nigeria, covering parts of West and Central Africa for The Economist for more than three years. During her time in Nigeria, she traveled extensively across the country, tracking the uprising of Islamist group Boko Haram; the economy; oil theft; and political chess within the Nigerian government. Gillian has also reported on the recent coup in Central African Republic, the rising threat of terrorism in Niger and the justice system in Sierra Leone. Her work has been also been published by TIME magazine, The Observer (UK), The Africa Report and Christian Science Monitor. Gillian is originally from Northern Ireland.


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