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Wandiswa Ntengento

Senior Producer — BBC

Senior Producer @BBCWorld |Covering Africa| @IWMF fellow| Born & bred in the Eastern Cape|RT not endorsement.

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Wandiswa Ntengento is a South African freelance writer, news anchor, journalist and founder of Magic Wand Media. In 2011, she started her career in journalism at Mdantsane community radio station as English news anchor, reporter, part time producer and mentor for news anchors. Ntengento currently...

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Nov 13, 2017

Catch EFF CIC Julius Malema’s interview on @BBCWorld Africa Business Report this weekend. https://t.co/88EOavWejv

Nov 10, 2017

I will educate her that ugcina ikom-kom won’t really help. You need to go out there and make things happen.

Nov 10, 2017

I will let her use my HD camera and HQ miranz. Train her in descriptive but super informative BUT short storytelling techniques. I will make her knw what’s news & what’s shady ass gossip.

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I was a reporter.

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IWMF African Great Lakes Reporting Fellowship

The African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative was created in 2014, building on the success of earlier IWMF reporting trips to the Western Sahara and Eastern DR Congo (DRC). The IWMF designed this program to support journalists interested in pursuing stories that go beyond the well-established path of political instability, armed conflicts, and humanitarian crisis in the region. Over the next four years, the IWMF will continue to lead groups of women journalists to the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and provide training and support for in-country journalists. These efforts include essential security training to help journalists stay safe in the field.