Daniel Tonga

Daniel Tonga

Lusaka, Zambia


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Daniel Tonga

Daniel Tonga is a Zambian award winning business and financial journalist who has worked in print, online and broadcast journalism for 14 years.  He has worked for many media organizations both local and international. He is currently working as an Editor, Producer and Head of News Department for Prime Television. He is also a script writer and producer for TV Documentaries. He has reported for Voice of America VOA, Talk Radio 702 South Africa and Kenya Television Network KTV on Zambia's elections. 

He holds a Bachelors Degree BA in Economics from Livingstone University of Tourism Excellency and Business Management LIUTEBM. He has a Masters Degree MA in Global Business Journalism GBJ from Tsinghua University, China. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Journalism from Institute of Commercial Management I.C.M of London. Advanced Certificate in International Course Broadcast Journalism from Radio Nederland Training Center (RNTC), the Netherlands. He also holds a Certificate in Investigative Journalism by World Bank Institute. He possesses an Advanced Certificate in Reporting National Economy by Southern African Media Training Trust (NSJ) and other Educational credentials.

He is a member of Media Institute of Southern Africa MISA Zambia and other media Institutions including African Editors Economics Editors Network A.E.E.N. He is 39 years old.

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Daniel Tonga: Reporting for Voice of America VOA - English To Africa Service of the VOA, from Lusaka, as Zambians head to the polls to elect their 7th president. The real contest was between incumbent, Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema.


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Daniel Tonga: Reporting Live on Voice of America VOA - English To Africa Service of the VOA, from Lusaka, Zambia on Xenophobia, Riots and Ritual Killings.


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Daniel Tonga: Reporting from Chibolya Compound in Lusaka, Zambia after Police raided the area to get rid of drug cartels and barons. The action left many people homeless and traumatised.


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Daniel Tonga: Reporting on growing conflicts within Patriotic Front PF, a ruling party in Zambia. Tension grew in the party following division among the leaders.


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Daniel Tonga: Reporting from Magistrate Court in Lusaka, Zambia in a peculiar case where the sitting Director of Public Prosecution DPP was being charged in office in what came to be known as, "The Chief Prosecutor Prosecuted"


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Daniel Tonga: Reporting from Magistrate Court in Lusaka, Zambia in a peculiar case where the sitting Director of Public Prosecution DPP was being charged in office in what came to be known as, "The Chief Prosecutor Prosecuted"


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Daniel Tonga: Reporting about lack of development in Chadiza town in Zambia about 543 kilometres East of Lusaka.


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Daniel Tonga: Reporting about hash economic situation in Lusaka,Zambia after a period of high inflation rate, unemployment,high food prices and transport fares.This period saw a decline in value of Zambia's currency the Kwacha against other major traded currencies such as the US Dollar.


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