CNBC Africa

Producers & Presenters

Kenneth Igbomor – News Editor (West Africa)

Kenneth Igbomor is the Deputy Markets Editor at CNBC Africa based in Lagos, West Africa. He is also the Producer of Beyond Markets and Open Exchange West Africa.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, with a major in Agricultural Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife Nigeria and a Masters degree in Media and Communication from the Pan-Atlantic University in Lagos.

He has worked as a Financial Planner in the insurance sector and as an Associate Producer & Assistant Director for a sports and entertainment show in Nigeria. He joined CNBC Africa in June 2012.

He is very passionate about improving sustainable development outcomes in Africa and also optimistic about the potential of the continent’s creative economy.

Email: kenneth.igbomor[at]abn360.com


Arnold Segawa, Producer & Presenter for East and South Africa

Arnold Segawa is a CNBC Africa presenter for East Africa.

He previously served as a Forex Trader focusing on emerging and frontier market currencies. Arnold has worked in the media industry for over five years; in consultancy and production for NTV Uganda which is an affiliate of Nation Media Group in Kenya, then moving on to radio and media programming in Uganda and Rwanda.

Arnold has completed 13 postgraduate courses in numerous fields – from Climate Change, Oil and Gas Management, Political Philosophy, to Digital Media and Human Rights Awareness. His core focus though is International Business which he studied in his undergraduate degree.

Arnold is an IMF Journalism Fellow after being chosen as the youngest participant in East Africa for the Fellowship. Arnold has also taken on the Reuters and International Monetary Fund economics program. He also contributes to the CNBC Africa website, Forbes Africa and the East African daily. He anchors Power Lunch East Africa on CNBC Africa, which is a daily market show focused on East African Markets.

Email: Arnold.Segawa[at]abn360.com


Esther Ugbodaga, Producer & Presenter

Esther Ugbodaga graduated with a BA honours in Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She began her journey in journalism as a newscaster and reporter at Minaj Broadcasting Corporation in Lagos.

Shortly after that she moved on to become a lead business programme anchor at Nigeria’s multiple-award winning local station, Channels TV.

She is currently a business anchor and producer at CNBC Africa and is currently the face of CNBC Africa’s daily lunch programme, ‘Power Lunch West Africa’, and the producer of ‘Eye On Nigeria’s Capital Market’.

Email: esther.ugbodaga[at]abn360.com


Fifi Peters, Producer & Presenter

Fifi Peters is an anchor on CNBC Africa’s flagship markets shows, Power Lunch and Closing Bell.

Her journalism career began in 2011 after graduating from Rhodes University with a degree in Economics and Journalism.

She holds a Registered Persons Examination (RPE) from the SA Institute of Financial Markets and a certificate in Law and Politics from the London School of Economics.

Fifi has interviewed some of the world’s leading businessmen including African billionaires Patrice Motsepe, Christo Wiese as well as technology entrepreneur John Collison.

As an MC, she has moderated panels with businessmen and Ministers from across the African continent. She has also interviewed former Heads of State Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and former Tanzanian Prime Minister, Frederick Sumaye.

Fifi is an alumnus of the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Financial Journalism training Programme that is run in conjunction with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)

She has also worked as a writer for the Business Day and Financial Mail (BDFM) where she reported on the markets, economy and several sectors including manufacturing, construction, financial services, retail and banking.


Onyi Sunday, Producer & Presenter

Onyi Sunday is an Anchor and Producer at CNBC Africa. She is the currently the Producer and Presenter of Destination Lagos.

She is the face of Open Exchange West Africa, a Market show tailored towards informing business decisions of our viewers and keeping them abreast of business activities in West Africa.

As an Award winning producer, she has produced documentaries for state governments within and outside Nigeria.

With 10 years of work experience in television, Onyi has worked with reputable indigenous television stations in Nigeria.

An award-winning journalist, she is a recipient of the Nigeria Media Merit Award.

She joined CNBC Africa in 2013.

Email: onyi.sunday[at]abn360.com