Africa Gala Ceremony 2017

10 October 2017 - Kigali, Rwanda



George Ndirangu

George Ndirangu


Kigali-based George Ndirangu is a presenter and producer at CNBC Africa, specialising in finance and technology. An astute journalist, he has conducted interviews across the globe, including recently at Transform Africa Summit where he quizzed some of the world’s most influential leaders in politics and business. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science.

Makeda Mahadeo

Makeda Mahadeo


Host, DJ and content creator, Makeda is one of the best-loved faces on the Rwandan media scene. She hosted the popular radio show ‘The SWiTCH’ for five years, co-anchored the ground-breaking breakfast show ‘Rise and Shine Rwanda’, and holds the honour of being the first female DJ in Rwanda. With a passion for culture, travel, music and storytelling, this Jamaican-Rwandan media maven is a torch-bearer for the delights of the heart of Africa.

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