Joseph Oduha was born in 1992 in Eastern Equatoria State, South Sudan. He started his journalism career in 2008, working with the South Sudan Post as a reporter and later as an editor for the Business Weekly. He obtained a certificate in journalism, issued by the Sudan Media Forum in 2011. In 2015 he enrolled at Juba University, studying at the College of Community Studies and Rural Development. Joseph joined the MiCT The Niles team in 2013.