James Cusick

James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC. His career as a journalist has been split between print and television, including senior positions as producer with Sir David Frost and at BBC Newsnight. He is also an award-winning golf and travel writer, working for over a decade as the UK contributing editor for one of the USA’s leading golf magazines. He broadcasts regularly for the BBC and CNN. He lives in London.

Tentative truce brings some hope to South Sudan

Talks among its leaders have raised expectations that a two-year civil war will soon be over – but famine and fear still rule in the world’s youngest country. James Cusick reports from Nyal

The world's newest country – where 3 million face starvation

The UN drops food from planes into a land decimated by a two-year bloody conflict that is destroying its oil rich future. But this won't be enough to pull it back from the brink of a humanitarian emergency. In his first of three special reports, James Cusick reports from Nyal

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