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Journalists Who Do Current Affairs



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 Finance Politics
+25

Indrabati Lahiri

London, United Kingdom
I am a finance journalist and editor, with almost 4 years' experience across full-time and freelance roles, based in London, United Kingdom. I've written about equitiies, commodities, finance, investing and emerging markets extensively. I've previously worked at Capital.com and IBM. I'm currently Read morefreelancing, while also working on my website Wealthier Moksha (www.wealthiermoksha.com), which focuses on commodities, macroeconomics and emerging markets.
Languages
Bengali English French
+1
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+4
Skills
Business Finance Current Affairs
+7

Lameck Masina

Blantyre, Malawi
Experienced and an established international freelance journalist with an office in Malawi's commercial capital Blantyre. I do radio,  print and TV stories with 21 years of practical experience in journalism.  I am an accredited stringer for the Voice of America, a correspondent for the Africa Read moreBusiness magazine (UK) and also I contribute to its sister publications New African and African Banker magazines. I am the contributor for Radio World International edition (USA) and African Argumnets online publication as well as Zitamar Online based in Mozambique. I also  filed for Inter Press service both print and podcast and for Al jazeera online for Africa Desk. I was also filing for for the defunct Thinkafriacapress.com
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+9
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+8

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
Business Politics Current Affairs
+17

Fariba Sahraei

London, United Kingdom
Fariba Sahraei is an ex BBC broadcast journalist and an award winning film director based in London, United Kingdom. She has been covering Iran, Afghanistan and Middle East current affairs for the past three decades. 
She specialises in producing investigative documentaries that reveal the truth Read morewhile adhering to the highest editorial standards.
Languages
Persian (Farsi)
Services
Documentaries
Skills
Current Affairs

Senanu Tord

Accra, Ghana
Senanu Tord is a video journalist and a documentary filmmaker who reports on a wide range of issues across Africa. He is originally from Ghana and reports in English but speaks and understands basic French. He has worked in many English-speaking African countries and some francophone countries Read moreincluding Ivory Coast, Burundi, Togo, Benin, and Burkina Faso. He develops stories, writes, films, edits, and voices for his projects when needed. He works with Voice of America as a Stringer/Video Journalist and also produces travel features with BBC Travel as a freelance film producer. He also speaks Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Pidgin English.
Languages
Akan Ewe
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Business Current Affairs Technology
+13

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
Business Politics Current Affairs
+5

Alhassan Bala

Abuja, Nigeria
An International Multimedia Bilingual Journalist Based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Alhassan Bala is Passionate about broadcast and digital journalism.

He is a multi-skilled Journalist and multimedia professional.

Working with Voice Of America VOA as multimedia bilingual stringer reporting and Read moreconducting interviews.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+5
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+12

Godwin Mangudya

Harare, Zimbabwe
Godwin Mangudya is a multimedia journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe.  I have over the last 13 years stringed for the VOA Zimbabwe Service (Studio7). I have previously worked for the Zimbabwe Inter Africa News Agency, The Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe as a senior reporter prior to its closure Read moreby the government of Zimbabwe in 2003.  I have strung for a number of news organisation such as Zimonline and the La Times.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+8
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+5

Annahstacia Ndlovu

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Annahstacia Ndlovu is a seasoned journalist with a career spanning over two decades in the media industry, having begun her journey in 1998. Based in Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe, her reporting has been diverse, covering a range of topics including hard news, politics, business, and Read moreentertainment. Ndlovu's work has been featured across various platforms, including radio, newspapers, magazines, and online outlets, showcasing her versatility and commitment to journalism.

With a particular focus on legal issues and civil rights, Ndlovu has made significant contributions to the discourse on justice in Zimbabwe. Her reporting has shed light on pivotal cases, such as the acquittal of 26 Kezi residents who were arrested for protesting at Maphisa police station. In this instance, she underscored the lack of evidence for illegal demonstration and raised awareness about the broader implications, including the potential for a higher court case seeking compensation related to land disputes and government actions.

Ndlovu's dedication to uncovering the truth and her ability to navigate complex legal landscapes have established her as a respected voice in Zimbabwean journalism. Her work not only informs the public but also champions the cause of civil liberties, holding those in power accountable and giving a voice to the voiceless within her community.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+12

Pierre Claver Niyonkuru

Kigali, Rwanda
Pierre Claver Niyonkuru https://twitter.com/clavenkuru, Burundian Journalist.

Portfolio : https://tinyurl.com/28cjrwmh

Voice Of America (VOA) Reporter for the Central African Division. 
http://voanews.com  http://voaafrique.com https://www.voanews.com, East African Community and Great Lakes Read moreRegion of Africa.

Senior International Journalist by Profession with more than 17 years of active experience. Bachelor’s Degree Holder in Mass Communication and Journalism. Communication and Information Specialist, Content Manager, Investigative journalist.

He works/collaborates also with other several media outlets 
Focus: Human Rights Issues, International Justice, Investigative Reports, Refugee Crisis, and Solution Journalism, Corruption, Advocacy.
He is interested and works closely with the International Criminal Court, ICC, on cases involving the Central Africa Division.

In November-December 2022, he followed Audiences/Hearings at the ICC in The Hague, on the trials of the ex-rebels from Central African Republic, Sudan, DR Congo, Uganda and Ivory Cost as well as following the case on countries under ICC Investigations like Burundi.

He has undergone several training courses on the processing of judicial reports. He is a Judicial Journalist Reporter before the East African Court of Justice https://www.eacj.org and African Court on Humans and Peoples' Rights https://www.african-court.org/wpafc/ all based in Arusha in Tanzania.
Journalist in Exile since 2015 because of his profession of Journalism.

Specialist in Journalism, social communication and mass advocacy, content manager. Pierre Claver Niyonkuru is Activist for Peaceful Conflict Resolution, Non Violent Communication and International Humanitarian Law. Member of several international networks of Journalists such as those interested in the ICC, the IFJ, the Francophone Press Organisation, etc.

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Languages
English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+7

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 Politics Current Affairs
+4

Assumpta Kaboyi

Kigali, Rwanda
Assumpta Kaboyi is a dynamic journalist with 28 years of active experience in this profession. 

She covered several themes in Rwanda, mainly Security, Human Rights, Social, Political and Judicial topics.

First on national Radio and Television, then on the Voice of America where she has just Read morespent more than 20 years. She is also an online news journalist. 

Ready for work.
Languages
English French
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+12
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+8

Hamza Adams

Kumasi, Ghana
Hamza Adams is a journalist based in Kumasi,Ghana. He is Currently a stringer for the Voice of America. Hamza Adams works with two local media firms in Ghana namely ZuriaFm and Gaskia TV. He reports on social, agriculture, economic , health issues etc. His works has earned him accolades. He was Read morerecently adjudged the Reporter of the year in Ghana's Media Personality Awards.
Languages
Akan English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+5

Halima Athumani

Kampala, Uganda
Halima Athumani is a seasoned freelance journalist based in Uganda, with a rich background in radio, television, and multimedia reporting. With over 13 years of experience in the field, she has made significant contributions to various international media outlets, including Voice of America's Read moreAfrica desk for both radio and television, US-based National Public Radio, and as the podcast host of an ongoing war crimes trial in Sweden. Athumani's work has been featured on platforms such as SciDev.Net and she has also produced content for Public Radio International-America Abroad Media, BBC, and podcasts for the University of Cambridge.

Before her international engagements, Athumani honed her skills in local Ugandan media, working with 93.3 KFM from 2006 to 2009 and the Uganda Radio Network-News Agency from 2010 to 2014. Her foray into television journalism began in 2016 with an investigative piece titled "Uganda's Health Pyramids," which aired on Al Jazeera's People and Power, supported by Banyak Films-UK. This marked the start of her impactful storytelling through visual media, which has since included special assignments and documentaries.

Beyond her reporting, Athumani has played a crucial role as a fixer, collaborating with renowned photographers and filmmakers from National Geographic, BBC, and other international production crews from Japan and Germany. Her local production work includes "The Messenger" (2021) and a BBC documentary series on farming in Uganda (2018-2019). Athumani's journalism provides a window into the social, political, and cultural landscapes of Sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on Uganda and Kenya. Her reporting delves into topics such as education, the illegal ivory trade, women's writing groups, and innovative health initiatives, offering a nuanced perspective on the challenges and transformations within East African communities.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+7
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+4

Jimmy Shukrani Bakomera

Goma, Congo The Democratic Republic
Jimmy Shukrani Bakomera is a journalist based in Goma, Congo The Democratic Republic.
Languages
English French Lingala
+2
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop News Gathering
+9
Skills
Finance Politics Current Affairs
+13

Mohamed King Millan Bangura

Freetown, Sierra Leone
MOHAMED KING MILLAN BANGURA is a journalist based in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Email: *********@yahoo.com  
I am an Entertainment / Social Commentator on Television and Radio. I am Producer and Presenter working for the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation in Freetown and also a Freelance Read moreEntertainment Reporter for the Voice Of America in Washington DC for MTIA with Dr Heather Maxwell and Africa Beat with David Buakei Vandy. I also do Political Reporting for Channel Africa based in South Africa. I Produced various Entertainment shows for SLBC in Freetown, shows like (Salone Star Parade) Xtra, Musical Mix 3.0, Salone Hit Parade(Radio),Oldies Jukebox and Top ten hits on Salone Music
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+3
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Film & Theatre
+2

Mqondisi Dube

Gaborone, Botswana
Mqondisi Dube is a seasoned journalist based in Gaborone, South-East, Botswana, with a specialized focus on political and sports reporting across the African continent. His work has brought critical regional issues to the forefront, including in-depth coverage of significant meetings such as the Read moreSouthern African Development Double Troika. Dube's reporting often delves into the complexities of political instability, with a particular emphasis on the situations in Lesotho and Zimbabwe, providing nuanced insights into the challenges and developments within these nations.

In the realm of sports journalism, Dube has demonstrated a sharp eye for the intricacies of FIFA politics. His investigative reporting scrutinized the presidential campaign of Tokyo Sexwale, offering a critical analysis of the electoral processes and power dynamics at play within the international football organization. Furthermore, Dube has closely followed the career of Nijel Amos, a prominent Botswanan athlete, chronicling his journey and accomplishments in major international competitions such as the World Championships and the Olympics. Through his reporting, Dube has highlighted the significance of sports figures like Amos in representing Botswana on the global stage and has contributed to the broader narrative of African athletes in the world of sports.
Languages
English Ndebele Tswana
+1
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering Feature Stories
+3
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+4

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
Business Finance Politics
+22

Roselyne Min

Copenhagen, Denmark
I'm a multimedia journalist based in Copenhagen, Denmark with broad interests across the Nordic region.
Languages
English Korean Swedish
Services
Journalism
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Entertainment & Celebrity
+6

Siobhan O'Neill

Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Siobhan O'Neill is a journalist based in Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom.
With a career in journalism stretching more than twelve years, Siobhan has extensive experience writing for national, consumer, specialist, trade, B2B and B2C media. She also has wide-ranging experience in copywriting, Read morePR, digital and social media writing.
Siobhan has spent the last five and a half years as Communications Manager for an international charitable organisation, working with the world's leading hotel groups on environmental sustainability and social responsibility. She has a clear understanding of issues including carbon fooprints and mitigating tech, water scarcity, human trafficking and youth employment as they pertain to the hospitality industry.
Siobhan has written a wide variety of features, interviews, factual, case study-led, op-eds, listicles, product round-ups, insights, news, personal, real life, blog posts and columns over the years on a range of subjects. 
You can read testimonials and learn more about her client list from her website. www.siobhan-oneill.co.uk.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+3
Skills
Business Current Affairs Science & Environment
+8

Samuel Okocha

Lagos, Nigeria
Samuel Okocha is a journalist based in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos. He has extensive experience as a broadcaster, news editor, and freelance multimedia journalist.

As a multimedia journalist, he has produced content for international broadcast media outlets such as Voice of America, NPR, Read moreEuronews and Radio France International. In addition to producing original content for radio and television, he has also appeared live, providing insights on breaking news and current events from Nigeria, on various news media, including CBC News Network, CBS News radio, BBC Ulster, TRT, Alhurra TV and VOA. As well as working with broadcast media, he as deep and broad experience in writing about Nigeria and several African countries for specialist publications. A Bloomberg certified journalist, he currently edits commodity news at a Pan African investment research agency.

He is also a documentary and street photographer and author of the photobook From Nobody to Somebody: A Journalist’s Lagos Diary, which is listed on Amazon.

FURTHER NOTES:
             1. Experience with video rushes and fully produced packages for television 
             2. Experience with tape syncing and complete sound reporting for radio
             3. Generally available during weekends and the holiday season
             4. Generally available for live phoner for radio and television 
             5. Specialties: Clarity, conciseness and absolute attention to facts, details and deadlines.
Languages
English Igbo Yoruba
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Current Affairs Media Training Investigative Reporting
+5

Halima Abdulrauf

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

André Catueira

Chimoio, Mozambique
André Catueira is a journalist based in Chimoio, Mozambique.

Biografia – André Catueira
 
André Catueira, nasceu em 23 de Maio de 1982, na Beira (Sofala), centro de Moçambique. É jornalista desde 1998, baseado em Chimoio, Manica, centro do país. Foi formado em jornalismo comunitário, pela Read moreUNESCO durante a implantação de rádios comunitários em Moçambique, e depois para a área investigativa pela Southern African Media (NSJ), cobrindo com enfoque os temas sobre sociedade e politica, além de saúde em toda a região centro e norte de Moçambique.

Inicia carreira em 1998 no Grupo de Educação Social de Manica (GESOM) para trabalhos de comunicação e imagens para a área social e saúde. Em 2000 a GESOM funda a Rádio Comunitária GESOM, onde passou como repórter e ascendeu a chefe de redação e de conteúdos. De 2006 a 2010 correspondeu para o PlusNews Português, o jornal integrado na IRIN, Rede de Informação da Nações Unidas para Assuntos Humanitários. 

Hoje mantém vínculos de correspondente (desde 2006) com a Agencia Lusa e (desde 2015) com Voz da América (VOA) em Portugues.
Languages
Portuguese
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Current Affairs War Reporter Fact Checking

Yu Jiang

Uppsala, Sweden
Jiang Yu is a journalist based in Uppsala, Sweden.
Languages
English Japanese Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Sports
+5
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