Zainab Mohammed


Zainab Mohammed is the head of the health and science news desk at Cape Media's TV47 Kenya, where she reports mainly on health, science and gender stories. She has over four years of experience as a broadcast journalist. She has previously worked with a number of local and international media houses including Kenya's national broadcaster KBC, KTN News and CGTN Africa. In 2021, she was among 21 journalists from across Africa to be awarded a full scholarship to study Health Communication and Journalism at Amref International University. Zainab has won a number of local, continental and international awards, including Merck Foundation More than a Mother 2021 media recognition awards, Mask up with care Merck Foundation media recognition awards 2021, Annual Journalism Excellence awards 2022 2nd runners up Mental health category and most recently UN Women Gender Awards 2022. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Mount Kenya University.

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