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Journalists Who Do Arts & Books



Tadegnon Kokou Noel

Lome, Togo
I m a freelance video journalist based in Togo for over 20 years. I collaborate with several TV channels and news agencies around the world ... Reuters news agency, Canal + International, Deutsche Welle (German radio and television), Africanews, as well as other media.
I visited 48 African Read morecountries and covered several events in Africa and elsewhere in the world.
Languages
Ewe English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+19
Skills
Business Politics Social
+25

Nokukhanya Musi - Aimienoho

Manzini, Swaziland
Nokukhanya Musi - Aimienoho is a journalist based in Manzini, Swaziland.
She began her journalism career in 2003 in the kingdom of Eswatini.
Rising from journalist to former Entertainment Editor with both the local dailies (The Times of Swaziland and Swazi Observer), she possesses adequate on-the-Read moreground experience and a journalism career spanning close to 20 years.
As a freelance journalist, she has written for a few publications such as Music in Africa, the fastest growing information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector as well as On Time Business Network, Swaziland News, Independent News and AgriBusiness Eswatini.
She has undergone series of training through courses offered by Thomson Foundation / Reuters and through the African Women in Media (AWIM)/ UNEP Media Journalism Fellowship.
Training undergone are on the following:
•	‘International Reporting: The Essential Toolkit’ - Thomson Foundation / Reuters
•	'Reporting on the gendered perspectives of Environmental issues in Africa'- African Women in Media (AWiM)/UNEP Africa Environment Journalism Programme
•	'Solutions Journalism approaches to Environmental Reporting' - African Women in Media (AWiM)/UNEP Africa Environment Journalism Programme
•	African Stories: A Guide For Journalists On How To Tell Better Stories About Africa - Bird Story Agency (AfricaNoFilter)
She is also a Bird Story Agency contributor and recently re-joined Eswatini Farming as a contributor.
Languages
English Swati
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Climate Change Arts & Books Film & Theatre
+17

Serge Koffi

Lome, Togo
I Serge Koffi am an audio-visual reporter with more than 10 years of field experience in Africa's media industry, having worked across various platforms including television and digital media. I have also highly honed skills in research, writing, editing and videography. I have shared thousands of Read morestories on economic, social and political news in various platforms from West and Central Africa. I am passionate about telling stories revolving science and technology. I am based in Lome, Togo.
Languages
Ewe English Spanish
Services
Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
Science & Environment Business Politics
+6

Kudzayi Zvinavashe

Harare, Zimbabwe
Kudzayi Zvinavashe is a journalist/ photojournalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. He has contributed content to various local and international publications. His bylines can be found at ****** ****** ****** ****** among many other platforms.
Languages
English Shona Zulu
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Business Current Affairs Film & Theatre
+4

Raziah Athman

Kampala, Uganda
Raziah Athman is an award-winning journalist, she was Africanews’ Deputy Editor-in-Chief and Head of English edition of the channel but now produces news for Vision Group TV platforms, newspaper and podcasts. 

She started her journalistic career back in 2006 in Uganda working for the various Read moremedia outlets, such as the Giraffe, which she established herself, but also Voice of Teso and Urban TV as a producer, reporter and presenter. 

She also freelanced as an international correspondent for TRT World, Africanews and reported for the BBC World Service under the Africa Partnership Project.

At Africanews, Raziah managed the English language team - taking editorial responsibility for all content on both TV and online, in addition to working on her own reportage. Her report on aviation in Africa “Young Women Fly High in a Male Dominated Field” won the television reporting UMWA Gender Award, and “Kibiro Salt Mines Crumbling Due to Effects of Climate Change” won a honorary mention for 2023 ACME environmental reporting award. 

She is a regular moderator at panels and interviewer of prominent political and cultural figures, including the president of Rwanda Paul Kagame, the President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, as well as singing sensation Jose Chameleone.

Raziah is the founder of #UgandaReading, a movement promoting a strong reading culture across Africa.

She holds a master’s degree in Media Leadership and Innovation from Aga Khan University, and a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University.
Languages
English French Swahili
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Investigative Reporting Arts & Books Fact Checking
+5

Ndushabandi Derrick

Kigali, Rwanda
Ndushabandi Derrick is a journalist based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Sharing stories of every community especially those that changes lives of thousands of people through showing that every community has creative ideas that are changing lives and bringing a global revolution in arts entertainment and Read moresports itself.
Languages
English Kinyarwanda
Services
Photography
Skills
Arts & Books

Nama Dit Ousmane Diarra

Dakar, Senegal
Nama dit Ousmane DIARRA is a journalist based in Dakar, Senegal. I'm versatile. I have been working in this information profession since 2009 after my training in Dakar, Senegal. I worked in several information structures and in other countries in Africa. Through this job, I meet a lot of senior Read moreexecutives and personalities recognized throughout the world.
Languages
Bambara French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Research Climate Change Food & Drink
+22

Kouam Joël Honoré

Douala, Cameroon
Kouam Joël Honoré is a journalist based in Douala, Littoral, Cameroun.Since 7 years now i am a young passionate in video journalism ans story telling. Passionate by videojournalism and photography i have my own material. I Am available for any request every where in the country. I use to work in Read morefreelance.  I worked this year in collaboration with Associated Press, Africanews/Euronews, Ruptly, Global Africa Press,Juka africa, Aljazeera English Tv and BBC News Africa.  
I do shoot, edit and send all kind of packages including News, features, breaking, documentary, interviews.
I have a Panasonic Full HD HPV 100 a Panasonic AG-Ux 90 4k, a Panasonic Lumix DMC G7 4k and a Panasonic Lumix DMC G85 4k.
Languages
English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Music Health & Fitness Arts & Books
+22

Halima Abdulrauf

Abuja, Nigeria
Halima Abdulrauf is an international multimedia journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Live Reporting Fact Checking
Skills
Training Breaking News Politics
+17

Francine Sinarinzi

Bujumbura, Burundi
Francine SINARINZI est une journaliste reporter d'Images basée à Bujumbura au Burundi.
Languages
French Kirundi Kinyarwanda
+1
Services
360 Videography
Skills
Health & Fitness Business Current Affairs
+6

Sasha Gankin

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Sasha Gankin is a journalist based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Born and grew up in Moscou, Soviet Union

Studied at TU Berlin Wirtschaftsmathematik 1989 -1993

1994  Started and trained at SFB Multikulti , Berlin 

BBC World Service since 1996
Africanews since 2016
Deutsche Welle since Read more2017
Languages
German English French
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Vox Pop Feature Stories
+3
Skills
Technology Entertainment & Celebrity Cultural
+12

Linda Gradstein

Jerusalem, Israel
Linda Gradstein is a journalist based in Jerusalem, Israel. She has won several awards for her coverage, including the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. She speaks Hebrew and Arabic and has a Masters in Arab Studies from Georgetown University in Read moreWashington DC.
Languages
Arabic Hebrew
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
War Reporter Politics Social
+10

David Smith

Washington, United States of America
David Smith has been Washington correspondent of The Guardian since October 2015, reporting on the presidential election campaigns of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and other candidates. He has travelled to the US naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and reports from the White House and State Read moreDepartment in Washington.

He was previously Africa correspondent, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he wrote about the 2010 football World Cup, death of Nelson Mandela and murder trial of Oscar Pistorius. He travelled to countries including the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ivory Coast, Libya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

David studied at the University of Leeds and edited its student newspaper before joining the Daily Express as a graduate trainee in 1997. He moved to The Observer in 2003 and reported from countries including Afghanistan and Iraq.

David appears as a commentator on NPR, the BBC, CNN, Sky News and other media and has more than 100,000 followers on Twitter. In 2014 he was runner-up in the UK's Frontline Club Awards and shortlisted for the Society of Editors foreign reporter of the year, and has been longlisted twice for the One World Media Awards and twice for the Orwell Prize for political writing.
Languages
English
Services
Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Finance Business Current Affairs
+6

Zakaria Camara

Conakry, Guinea
Zakaria Camara is a journalist based in Conakry, Région de Conakry, Guinée.I have 10 years of radio journalist with a mastery of reporting techniques, presentation of information, writing information. For several years I see pictures, TV journalist. I Couvers several political events including Read moremassacres of 2009. I have been working since 2009 with the voice of the Amérique.J'ai also Couvers Ebola in Guinea.http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/tvfilm/main.php?p=2,3,16 
the reports are found on the website of Voice of America Africa Service
Languages
French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+4
Skills
Science & Environment Arts & Books Fact Checking
+3

Amarilis Gule

Maputo, Mozambique
Amarilis Gule is a journalist and storyteller based in Maputo, Mozambique. I have experience in audiovisual production, journalistic reports, institutional videos, documentaries and short films.
Languages
English Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Research Social Sports
+5

Francis Ontomwa

Nairobi, Kenya
Francis Ontomwa is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Francis is an experienced bilingual investigative journalist and senior broadcast journalist with over a decade of leadership in international broadcasting. As a launch producer for BBC's current affairs show Kenya Connects, I successfully Read moreoversaw the launch and mentored early career journalists. Recognized for my in-depth reporting on public corruption, consumer rip-offs, and crime, with extensive experience spanning across Africa. Awarded the Media Council of Kenya's Press Freedom Award in 2017. Skilled in overseeing budgets, resource allocation, and mentoring emerging talent. Proficient in producing impactful content for various media platforms, upholding journalistic integrity, and driving positive change. Adept at managing complex investigations, fostering collaboration, and delivering engaging stories that resonate with diverse audiences.
Languages
English Swahili
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Arts & Books Breaking News Media Training
+13

Nacho Larumbe

Buenos Aires, Argentina
I'm a freelance documentary filmmaker, dop, and producer. For the past fifteen years, I’ve worked shooting news videos, ads, broadcast and documentary films for brands, NGOs, and international media outlets such as Aljazeera, BBC, Voice of America, Euronews, Bloomberg, Business Insider, New York Read morePost, Bleacher Report, Goethe Institut, Block TV, Intermon Oxfam or TRT News. You can see my work at www.nacholarumbe.com
Languages
English Spanish
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Finance Current Affairs Breaking News
+24

Darren Taylor

Johannesburg, South Africa
Darren Taylor is a journalist based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. He has been reporting on current affairs throughout Africa since the early 1990s. He specializes in longer form, in depth investigative and human interest features, for both radio and print, but is equally adept at short-Read moreform, hard news journalism. 

He considers himself to be too ugly for television, but that is his opinion, and he generally has no time for his own opinions, preferring to focus on those of others.  

He has reported on a variety of issues in his career, from South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission to conflicts in northern Uganda and the Sudan, to diverse lighter subjects such as the rise of Kobe beef consumption in South Africa, and the adventures of a fisherman-cum-gigolo on the shores of Lake Victoria.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+7
Skills
Natural Disasters Technology Entertainment & Celebrity
+12

Kennedy Aboye

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Kennedy Aboye is a journalist based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

I had been working at the Ethiopian 
Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), since 2011.
After leaving EBC I joined an online media called Al Ain News in December, 2019, which is owned by 
International Media Investment of The United Arab Read moreEmirates, until I left it on 16th June 2021. Since 17th June of 2021 I am working as VoA Horn Africa Vendor at Addis Ababa.
Through my study and career I have developed sound understanding of journalistic activities and 
careers; world politics and international relations. I also gained public speaking skills that 
improved my view point and dedication to analyze different activities and developments all at 
the local, regional and international levels that will feat the journalistic world. I have done very 
well academically and participated in discussions and debates, by which I polished my 
interpersonal and communication skills.

For further information I have attached my CV and relevant copies of testimony with this letter.

Curriculum Vitae:
Name: Kennedy Abate Aboye
Sex: Male
Date of birth: May, 1988 G.C.
Place of birth: Wondo Genet, Ethiopia
Residence: Addis Ababa
Nationality: Ethiopian
Marital status: Single

Career History:
March, 2011-May, 2018: Reporter at Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation’s news, sport and 
entertainment departments, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
June, 2018-November, 2019: Senior Editor at Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation, Ethiopia.
December, 2019-June 15, 2021: Editor at Al-Ain news, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
June 16,2021-Still: Stringer at VoA Horn Africa
Languages
Amharic
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+9
Skills
Cultural Fact Checking Sports
+15

Ginette- Fleure Adande

Cotonou, Benin
Ginette-Fleure Adande is a versatile journalist based in Cotonou, Benin, with a specialization in radio, print, and web content creation. Fluent in French and proficient in two local Beninese languages, Adande's reporting has been pivotal in addressing a wide range of issues including children's Read morerights, women's issues, sexual and reproductive health, societal events, and politics. Her work has been instrumental in bringing to light the complexities of social, political, and environmental challenges within Benin and the West African region.

Adande's journalism has provided in-depth coverage on the contentious debate over President Patrice Talon's potential third term, capturing the polarized views within the political sphere and among citizens. She has also been at the forefront of reporting on climate change impacts in Benin, particularly the threats to coastal communities, and the government's response through legislation and adaptation strategies. Her reporting has not only highlighted the nation's struggle with population growth and the consideration of birth control programs but has also delved into the barriers to education for girls caused by menstrual hygiene issues, underscoring the efforts of NGOs like Mata-Yara during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In her commitment to covering a broad spectrum of topics, Adande has explored the economic repercussions of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict on local bakers, the significance of early cervical cancer diagnosis and the stigma surrounding it, and the challenges of security in northern Benin. She has also provided critical insights into the country's COVID-19 vaccination efforts and the engagement of young Francophone Africans in Artificial Intelligence, highlighting their contributions to the summer school organized by the Fondation Vallet. Through her multifaceted reporting, Ginette-Fleure Adande continues to be a vital voice in journalism, shedding light on the pressing issues facing her country and the region.
Languages
French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Health & Fitness Music Media Training
+19

Mugume Davis Rwakaringi

Kampala, Uganda
Mugume Davis Rwakaringi is a seasoned multimedia journalist based in Kampala, Uganda, with a broad range of expertise covering business, art, sports, health, agriculture, and various social, economic, and political topics. His work extends beyond Uganda, as he actively reports from other East Read moreAfrican nations, including South Sudan and Rwanda. As a multimedia reporter, Rwakaringi adeptly crafts stories that resonate with audiences across different sectors.

With a particular proficiency in technology journalism, Rwakaringi offers in-depth analysis and guidance on web hosting and domain transfers. His articles are known for their detailed insights into the manual processes of transferring domains to registrars or hosting companies, and he provides readers with clear instructions on navigating the complexities of payment plans and money-back guarantees. His expertise is further highlighted through his coverage of domain transfers to well-known hosting providers such as GoDaddy.

In addition to his reporting, Rwakaringi is skilled in producing vox pops, which are short interviews with members of the public. He is also available to work as a fixer, utilizing his extensive knowledge of the local scene to assist foreign journalists and media crews in navigating the East African media landscape. His multifaceted skills and experience make him a valuable contributor to the field of journalism and media.
Languages
English Ganda Kirundi
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+17
Skills
Media Training War Reporter Entertainment & Celebrity
+23

Gédéon Francklin Edouard

Paris, France
Gédéon Francklin Edouard is a journalist based in Paris, France.
Languages
English French Creole
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries Fact Checking
Skills
Social Science & Environment Business
+12

Allison Fernandes

Dakar, Senegal
I am a French journalist based in Dakar, Senegal. I was graduated from the school of journalism from Lille (ESJ Lille) in 2008, and for ten years, I have worked in Morocco, for the channel Medi 1 TV, as a news presenter first and later, I realized reports of 26 and 52 minutes for the program Medi Read moreInvestigation.

Since the end of 2019, I am living in Dakar, Sénégal. After working for the African press agency, Apanews, as responsible for the video section, I started to work as a free-lance since 2020. I now work for the channel Voice of America and TV5 Monde.
Languages
French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+5
Skills
Film & Theatre Arts & Books Health & Fitness
+9

Agostinho Gayeta

Luanda, Angola
Journaliste indépendant basé à Luanda, la capitale de l'Angola.
Expérience professionnelle dans le journalisme radio, télévision, web journalisme, journaux et magazines.Couverture des grands événements politiques, sociaux, économiques, culturels et environnementaux à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur Read morede l'Angola.
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Freelance journalist based in Luanda, the capital of Angola.
Professional experience in radio journalism, TV, Web journalism, newspapers and magazines. Coverage of major political, social, economic, cultural and environmental events inside and outside Angola.
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Jornalista freelancer, baseado em Luanda, capital de Angola.
Experiencia profissional em cobertura de grandes eventos políticos, sociais, económicos, culturais e ambientais dentro e fora de Angola.
Languages
English French Portuguese
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Business Cultural Fact Checking
+3

Nadira Ghassani

New York, United States of America
As an NYC and Jakarta-based digital marketing and digital video production enthusiast, I am passionate about using technology and visual storytelling to connect people and promote meaningful experiences. With experience working in personal, organizational, commercial, and government clients, I have Read morehoned my skills in creating relevant content and using the right marketing approaches to help people share their stories with the world.
Languages
English Indonesian
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Live Reporting Fact Checking
Skills
Cultural Business Arts & Books
+2
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