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.
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.
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’.
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.
Tania Habimana is the anchor of Closing Bell South Africa.
Tania holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Management and German from the University of Cardiff Business School in the United Kingdom as well as a joint-masters of science degree in International Management from the University of Erasmus Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands and Bocconi University in Italy.
Prior to joining CNBC Africa, Habimana built a career within digital innovation, entrepreneurship and as a public speaker. She was nominated as part of the Digital Female Leader Awards 2018 in the ‘Global Hero’ category; an initiative of the Global Digital Women network.
From driving a company’s yearly turnover from 120,000 USD to over 8 million USD in just 18 months, Tania is a 360 digital marketer and entrepreneur, that’s not afraid of being hands-on.
Today, Tania uses her knowledge and network to support and mentor entrepreneurs all over the continent. Additionally, she is the co-founder of Johannesburg-based, NONZēRO Africa, a purpose-driven marketing agency focused on enterprise development and impact programs in Africa.
Tania holds a number of public appointments and was recently recognized by the European Commission for her international mobility career and efforts to promote the internationalization of the youth under the “Erasmus+” program. She is now the face of the British Council for the Erasmus+ Youth Mobility program and a strong advocate for Pan-African trade, youth job creation, cross-border enterprise development and the women in tech dialogue.
In 2019, Tania was awarded South Africa’s Brand Summit – SMME Brand Contributor of the year award for her efforts to develop the SME landscape in South Africa.
Tania was also one of the official Moderators for the launch of the African Union’s African Continental Free Trade Area Launch (AfCFTA) Business Summit event in Niamey, Niger taking place in July 2019.