Kenya’s Sophie Ikenye, has been named by Avance Media as among the 100 Most Influential African Women in 2019.
The former NTV presenter from Lari in Kiambu, currently works as a news anchor with BBC focus on Africa in London.
The inaugural list features distinguished women whose works and accomplishments continue to inspire the next generation of African women
On Ms. Ikenye, Avance media note the following:
“In her media and journalism career, Ikenye has covered key events in Africa, including the Zimbabwean presidential elections, the Libya crisis and led the coverage of the 2013 Kenyan elections. She has interviewed more than 10 African presidents and other prominent personalities.”