Prue Clarke


Prue Clarke is an award winning journalist whose reporting and commentary have appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, the Guardian, the Financial Times, The Times and on the BBC, CBC and CNN. Since 2004 Prue’s reporting has focused on sub-Saharan Africa where she has uncovered corruption in the mining industry, and child trafficking war in Ghana. In the warzones of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Prue reported on child soldiers and rape as a weapon of war as well as the stories of Congolese people uniting in a quest to move past conflict. Prue has covered the controversial and dramatic rebuilding of Rwanda under President Paul Kagame. In Liberia Prue has reported on the long quest for recovery and justice in the wake of one of the most devastating wars on the continent and the ongoing legacy of Liberia’s founding by free and formerly enslaved Africans from the United States. She has won numerous awards including the national Edward R. Murrow for featuring reporting, a Gracie and a New York Festivals World Gold Medal for investigative reporting.

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