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Ameto Akpe

Ameto Akpe is a Nigerian print journalist with BusinessDay. She is the 2013 Persephone Miel fellow and a 2014 Nieman fellow at Harvard university. Before coming to journalism, Akpe spent a year teaching high school geography in a remote village in southeast Nigeria.


The U.S. is funding development in restive Northern Nigeria, but soft power isn't blunting anti-American sentiments.

Ameto Akpe