Nyasha Kadandara

Freelance Journalist & Filmmaker @MissNyashaK

Nyasha Kadandara is a Zimbabwean-born journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her work covers a broad spectrum from breaking news events such as the ouster of former president Robert Mugabe to the conflict and humanitarian crisis in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, and investigations into resegregated schools and school-to-prison pipeline in Florida, USA. Nyasha directed the award-winning documentary "Through the Fire" and her short documentary "Queens & Knights" won first prize at the 2016 NBC Sports film contest. She holds a finance degree from the University of Cape Town and a master's degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking from the Columbia Journalism School. Her work has been featured on AFP, Al Jazeera, BBC, NBC Sports, and ZDF. She most recently produced the first virtual reality hackathon in East Africa.

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