Editor-in-Chief, Juba Monitor - South Sudan

Anna Nimiriano

The only female news editor in South Sudan, Anna has been reporting for more than 15 years in one of the world’s most compromising countries for journalists. While working in Khartoum, Anna has been imprisoned, attacked and routinely censored by the government. In 2016, she single-handedly re-opened the Juba Monitor and released her editor from prison. During this time of change, Anna is a reminder of the power of persistence