AMDF Rejoices With Nancy Kacungira On Her Award

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) congratulates Nancy Kacungira, winner of the first BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.

The award was established to honour Komla Dumor, a presenter for BBC World News, who died last year at the age 41 years.

Nancy Kacungira, a television anchor for Kenya’s KTN television channel, was selected out of about 200 applicants.

Nancy grew up in Uganda where she attended Makerere University in Kampala. She has more than 14 years of experience working across a range of media in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania as well as a Masters degree in communications from Leeds University.

She is currently the anchor of Prime Time Evening News on KTN where she is also the channel’s social media editor.

Kacungira will spend three months at the BBC in London and also report from Africa for the BBC TV, radio and online.

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