Shihab Rattansi – Washington DC

Shihab Rattansi works for Al Jazeera English as a lead news anchor in their Washington, DC Broadcast Center. He regularly anchors the Al Jazeera Newshour Wednesday or Thursday through to Saturday, presenting news and conducting interviews primarily relating to the Americas. Before joining Al Jazeera English Shihab was a CNN International anchor based in Atlanta,…

Ben Mutua Jonathan Muriithi – Atlanta, Georgia

BMJ (Ben Mutua Jonathan) Muriithi (born Jonathan Nyaga on May 4, 1969) is a Kenyan writer, Radio Presenter, stringer and actor based in the United States. He is currently the Regional Western Hemisphere International Correspondent for the Swahili Service of Voice of America, a multimedia international broadcasting service funded by the U.S. Government through the…

Uduak Amimo-London, United Kingdom

Uduak Amimo was appointed as the Senior Editorial Advisor, supporting the Director of the BBC World Service.  Her role is to advise on the editorial leadership and management of the world’s leading international radio broadcaster and its New Media operations,and facilitate editorial collaborations between the World Service and the BBC’s international news services.   She is…

Zain Verjee asks Condeleeza Rice if Palin Can Handle Foreign Policy

Condeleeza Rice gave a measured answer to the question about whether Sarah Palin could handle a foreign policy situation. Although she didn’t come right out and say no, she did say that , “There are different kinds of experiences in life that help one to deal with matters of foreign policy.” (crickets chrirping)……….hmmmm, doesn’t that…

Zain Verjee – Atlanta, Georgia

Born and brought up in Kenya of Indian parents, Verjee received her undergraduate degree in English from McGill University, Montreal, and studied at York University, Canada, as well.  Zain is a citizen of Canada.  Zain Verjee is CNN’s State Department correspondent based in the network’s Washington, D.C., bureau. Before her assignment to that position in…