Essen, Cologne, Berlin
Tobias Simon is an author and journalist. He focuses on African and Middle East affairs in general, but his main focus is on Sudanese and South Sudanese affairs in particular. The inner circle of the Sudanese regime and its relationship to other political parties and external stakeholders, the relationship between the two Sudans and their regional and international integration, and regional armed groups and movements on the African continent belong to his main sphere of interest.
Simon writes mainly for German journals and magazines. In additon, he lectures and gives interviews. Thereby he is unbiased as far as possible and conveys his readers and audience that the situation on site is more complex as it might seem to be. Simon always represents an optimistic view concerning the developments on the African continent.