Edith Kimani moderates our Street Debates. She has a decade of experience behind her as a news anchor, journalist and regular panel host.
Swahili, English and soon, German
Degrees / journalistic experience:
I worked six years at a Kenyan broadcaster before joining DW.
With DW since:
Oh, this is a tough one…Let’s call it one of many: "Show a people as one thing, only one thing, over and over again, and that is what they become." Chimamanda Adichie (Nigerian writer)
What do I strive to be as a journalist?
To be honest to the people I tell stories to and the people I tell them for.
7 favorite words (in no particular order)
4. Thigiriri - Kikuyu (my mother tongue) for ant
6. Subira - Swahili for patience
7. Habari - Swahili for hello and news!