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Christine Mhundwa

I've not outgrown the childhood habit of asking ‘Why?’. Today that inquisitive nature is one of my biggest strengths as I navigate my way as a journalist. If you and I meet we will talk about YOU.

Born in:  
Zimbabwe

Languages: 
Shona, English, and not enough German

Degrees/Journalistic experience:
I studied journalism at Monash University. I went on to work for CNBC Africa in Johannesburg where I reported on South Africa’s politics, economy and stock market. I had a stint reporting on European equities at Bloomberg in London. These days I host DW’s Africa News bulletin.

With DW since: 
2015

Favorite quote:
“Less is more”

My personal hero:
My mother Valerie – the woman is a force!

What do I strive to be as a journalist? 
Having left the continent I was born and raised in, I see how we’re having the same conversation but in different spaces. I want to bring young Africans together in conversation and I want my reporting to spark ideas and innovation.

7 random facts about me
1. I sing tenor in a trio 
2. I’m an aspiring full-time vegan
3. I want to learn Swahili
4. I’m not Jewish but I keep the Sabbath 
5. I have an eye for photography and am addicted to Instagram
6. I think I would make a very good president – Zimbabwe watch this space!
7. My mum calls me ‘Amanpour’, after the veteran journalist Christiane Amanpour