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Femi Oke

International Journalist & Host

Femi Oke is an international journalist, speaker, moderator, mistress of ceremonies, media trainer, television and radio correspondent, virtual conference facilitator and webinar host. Femi joined CNN International in 1999. Based at the CNN Center in Atlanta she spent nine years anchoring and reporting. At a time when CNN's Africa coverage was sparse, she helped devise, launch and develop the network's award-winning African affairs programme "Inside Africa". In 2007 Femi Oke's work in Africa was recognised by The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Communications Agency with the presentation of the "African Achievers Award 2007". Femi is currently based in Washington D.C. where she hosts the interactive current affairs programme "The Stream" for Al Jazeera English. She's also social media correspondent for NPR's "Here and Now," and an international moderator, facilitator and mistress of ceremonies.

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Events featuring Femi Oke

Mar 14, 2018
11:00am — 12:00pm
Presented by
Al Jazeera

Events featuring Femi Oke

Mar 14, 2018
11:00am — 12:00pm
Presented by
Al Jazeera