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Omar Mohammed

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tanzania Reporter — Bloomberg News
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Tanzania reporter for Bloomberg (@business) | @ICFJKnight Fellow | Alum @qz & @qzafrica | HH Fulbright Fellow @Cronkite_ASU | email: omohammed4@bloomberg.net

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Biography

Omar is the 2016/2017 Knight International Journalism Fellow working on a Code for Africa data journalism initiative in Tanzania.

Mohammed is also a reporter for Bloomberg News in Tanzania, covering business, economic and financial news in East Africa's second largest economy. Prior to that he ...

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