Ciku Kimeria joined Global Press Journal in 2023 as an editor for the Africa regional team. Ciku is an author, journalist, communication and strategy specialist, adventurer and travel writer. She writes both fiction and non-fiction focusing on African stories that need telling. She recently joined Global Press Journal after two years as Africa Editor at Quartz, where she wrote over 70 articles for the site since 2016. She is the author of two mystery novels (Dance of the Monkeys and Of Goats and Poisoned Oranges), and has written for a variety of outlets, including African Arguments, OkayAfrica, and The Africa Report. Ciku has a wealth of communication and project management experience, having worked for and served as a communication advisor to The Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center, Dalberg Advisors, Open Society Initiative of West Africa, and The Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund. Ciku has a Bachelor of Science degree in management from MIT and speaks English, Swahili, and French and has traveled to 56 countries, 23 of them in Africa.