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Africa Live anchor Peninah Karibe

03-20-2012 09:17 BJT

Peninah Karibe

-Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communication and Sociology from University of Nairobi

-I’ve been in the media industry since 2000

-Worked in KBC Radio for five years as a programme presenter

-Moved on to NTV, as a weather presenter and grew to News Anchor/Reporter

-I covered various significant events such as Kenya’s 2007 General Election, 2010 Constitution Referendum and eventual promulgation, South Sudan’s Independence Referendum and Independence in 2011, Uganda Elections in 2011

-Other than current affairs I did special reports on Environment and Wildlife conservation including lion collaring exercises, buffalo translocation, and how human activities may have contributed to the drought that hit Kenya in 2009 and the impact on the country’s tourism industry.

-October 2011 joined CCTV as a news anchor for Africa Live.

-I have alsodone international assignments such as reporting on regional stability like the Kenya war on Al Shabaab in Somalia and effects of the 1998-2003 D.R.Congo conflict.

-Personal Interests: Outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, travelling and I’m a champion sprinter!

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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