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Halima Gikandi


Halima Gikandi joined The World as a reporter in 2019. She mostly covers Africa, with a focus on politics, security, and human rights.

Before joining The World, Halima was a freelance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya, where she covered major regional events like the political revolution in Sudan and the Dusit terrorist attack in Nairobi.

In 2019, she served as a board member on the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of East Africa (FCAEA).

Recent Stories


A 26-year manhunt for Rwandan genocide fugitive ends

“Félicien Kabuga has always been one of the most wanted fugitives,” said Serge Brammertz, chief prosecutor of the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. “He has always been considered as being one of the masterminds in relation to the genocide” in Rwanda.