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Nancy Kacungira

Nancy Kacungira – born 1986 – is a presenter and reporter at BBC News.

Kacungira began as a radio presenter while still at university, working her way up from intern to Deputy Program Director by the time she received her first class degree.

She then earned her Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of Leeds, where she graduated with distinction.

Kacungira began her media career as a radio presenter at Power FM, a Christian radio station in Kampala, Uganda.

In 2010 Kacungira together with her older sister Seanice Kacungira co-founded Blu Flamingo; a digital media management company.

She moved from radio to TV at NTV Uganda as a newsreader from 2012 to 2013, after which she moved to Kenya to work for KTN News Kenya as a social media editor in late 2013.

While still at KTN News Kenya in 2015, Kacungira applied for the Komla Dumor Award, which she won and went to the BBC for three months’ training.

She then returned to KTN News Kenya but was later hired by the BBC where she presented Focus on Africa, but later became the main presenter of World News Today and In Business Africa, a main presenter at weekends and correspondent both BBC News Channel and BBC World News.

She presented Focus on Africa from 2017 to January 2019 and World Business Report on BBC World News.

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