Akim works as freelance editor and correspondent for diverse publications in South Sudan. He has been part of the mict Sudan/South Sudan project team since April 2010. Born in Fort Portal near the Mountains of the Moon in Uganda, Akim Mugisa grew up with great eagerness to interact with people around him. A graduate in journalism and media studies, he has worked in radio for more than ten years and written for local, national and regional publications. Akim has trained a number of reporters and collaborated with colleagues on strategies, as he says, “to advance media development in the region”.