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Robyn Kriel

East Africa Bureau Chief, Robyn Kriel, holds degrees in broadcast journalism and musical theatre from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Robyn reports extensively on the region. Robyn is the recipient of numerous awards, including an Edward R. Murrow award for in-depth reporting and a David Burke award for Bravery in Journalism. In 2011 she was credited by Michelle Obama for her "courageous reporting from Zimbabwe."

Africa 12 Apr 2015 13:16 pm
Mourners gathered a the funeral of one of the victims of the Garissa terror attack and hailed him a local hero.
Africa 26 Mar 2015 18:28 pm
Islamic State appears to be casting its shadow over East Africa. eNCA has obtained part of a new secret constitution written by a faction of the militant group.
Africa 20 Mar 2015 14:13 pm
Mogadishu's SWAT or Rapid Response Team under female leadership, is making inroads against insecurity in one of the world's most dangerous cities.
Africa 27 Feb 2015 10:42 am
A factory in Kenya has started manufacturing soccer balls, making a high-quality product that is meeting a high demand on the continent.
South Africa 25 Feb 2015 17:08 pm
A 45-year-old South African woman has appeared in a Kenyan court on drug trafficking charges after 4.5kg of cocaine was found in her luggage.
Africa 22 Feb 2015 17:37 pm
Kenyan taxis are being turned into moving artworks, after authorities lifted a ban and allowed colourful graffiti on the most popular mode of transport.
Africa 21 Feb 2015 17:59 pm
The Institute for Security Studies says Africa will have to work much harder to reduce poverty on the continent and the Millennium Development Goals are unrealistic.
East Africa 06 Feb 2015 11:37 am
A 45-year-old Nigerian man with a Guinea passport has been arrested at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with 2.8 kilograms of cocaine worth approximately $120 000.
Africa 28 Jan 2015 18:22 pm
eNCA visits a family of Kenyan coffee growers who are exploring the possibility of locals enjoying the coffee that is mostly destined for export.
Africa 27 Jan 2015 12:02 pm
The recent violence in Nigeria is likely to dominate discussions at the upcoming African Union summit. The latest reports coming out of Somalia are also likely to be tabled.