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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

South Sudan’s leaders make peace

For the people of South Sudan who have suffered the consequences of their leaders' political rivalry and previous attempts at reconciliation, words of peace alone are not enough.