Nyasha Kadandara

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Nairobi, Kenya


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Nyasha Kadandara

Nyasha Kadandara is a Zimbabwean-born journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Nairobi. She focuses on a broad spectrum of subjects including breaking news, criminal justice, education, conflict, and sports in East and Southern Africa. She directed the award-winning documentary "Through the Fire" and her short doc "Queens & Knights" won first prize at the 2016 NBC Sports film contest. She holds a master's degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking from the Columbia Journalism School. Her work has been featured on NBC Sports, Al Jazeera, PBS, BBC, ZDF, and EPIX. Nyasha produced the first virtual reality hackathon in East Africa and is now a New Dimensions artist developing her first virtual reality film Chad. Most recently Nyasha has been reporting on migration in Uganda and South Sudan as an IWMF fellow for the Great Lakes Reporting Program.

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English

Nuba Reports | How do women in the Nuba Mountains give birth in a region with only five doctors and two fully functioning hospitals for roughly one million people? ​ Director of Photographer | Producer | Editor


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Global Voices | Gentrification is often seen as a problem facing developed cities in the western of the developed world, but arguably, in one of the most beautiful and affluent cities in Africa, a housing war is raging. Writer | Producer | Director of Photography | Editor


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AJ+ | Khanya Nhlapo is a 9-year-old loves reading. Here's why she's on a mission to get more books into schools in South Africa. ​ Director of Photography | Producer


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ZDF Heute+ | Since the 1980s, Sudan has been waging a civil war: the Nuba rebels are fighting the government for the independence of South Sudan. A conflict that seems almost forgotten. Director of Photography | Editor


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New York Times | From handwashing to laundromats, people in different parts of the world gather together to do laundry. Enter those spaces in 360 video. Director of Photography in Kenya


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Al Jazeera English | Easter celebrations in South Sudan remain centred around prayer for forgiveness and restoration. Director of Photographer | Producer


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Health in Times of War ZDF 3Sat | An in-depth multimedia piece on the health crisis and the illegal doctors working in South Kordofan, Sudan. ​ Director of Photographer | Editor


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Video reel to show my cinematography skills.


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