Okot Emmanuel is an investigative and human rights journalist based in South Sudan. 

Okot covered stories that had exposed corruption scandal, gender base violence and gross violation of human rights across the country for instance illegal detention of opposition and stanch critics of the government among others. He had been writing about a range of topics including crime, health, politic, travel, sports, refugee etc. 

Okot is currently working as a broadcast journalist and the producer and presenter of Sundown show, a current affairs program at Eye Radio.  

Okot has worked as an editor and a staff writer at the standard newspaper at Uganda Christian University in 2018. Okot has completed gender and conflict sensitive reporting by UNESCO and UNDP. 
Okot holds a degree in Mass Communication from Uganda Christian University, Uganda.


Basic information

Okot Emmanuel
Crime, Health, Politic, Economic, Sport, Travel, Entertainment, business, finance and technology
South Sudan

Supported projects

A lens into South Sudan gold mining

  • Industry

Despite being known primarily as an oil producer; South Sudan has substantial gold deposits with activities largely dominated by artisanal mining.