Zuhura Yunus

Tanzania: Former BBC journalist joins president’s office

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed former BBC Swahili journalist Zuhura Yunus as Presidential Communications Director.

Zuhura Yunus replaces Jaffar Haniu who has other responsibilities.

The renowned journalist left the BBC this year after 14 years.

She started out as a radio presenter and producer in 2008.

Zuhura Yunus made history in 2014 when she became the first woman to anchor Dira TV news bulletin.

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