By: Sarah Mukabana | Fri 09 Oct 2015, 09:35
Market Place africa host in Kenya to host CNN AJAs
The remarkable Zain Asher, a woman of many talents and titles at the CNN Newsroom and host of Marketplace Africa is in Nairobi, Kenya to host the 2015 CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards, which takes place on Saturday, 10 October at the Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC).
The Oxford University graduate showed excitement and delight in being part of the ceremony and process.
“It is a wonderful platform for journalists who would otherwise not have visibility to showcase their skill set,” she said.
Zain Asher being of Nigerian decent is excited to see what the continent has to offer and says that through her show CNN Marketplace Africa she has the chance to interact with the continent on a much closer level than before.
Check out the business trends across Africa with Zain Asher on Marketplace Africa every Friday at 18:15 on CNN (Channel 401).
The CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards will air on Sunday 18 October at 19:00 EAT on Africa Magic World (Channel 155) across the continent and if you don’t want to miss a thing you can record it on your DStv Explora.
Zain Asher appreciates the evolving culture of journalism in Africa and emphasises that if she had the power to change policy and freedom of press she would focus on censorship to ensure transparency in governments and knowledge for the people.