Nancy Kacungira


Presenter | BBC World News

Nancy Kacungira is a journalist from Uganda who has worked in radio and television in East Africa for more than ten years. Now based in London with BBC World News, she presents weekly editions of the TV programmes “Focus on Africa” and “World Business Report”, and regularly reports from Africa and beyond. A champion of diversity, balance and nuance in narratives about Africa, Nancy won the inaugural BBC World News Komla Dumor Award in 2015, and the Women For Africa International Award in 2016. Previously, Nancy worked in Kenya as a news anchor and Social Media Editor for KTN, and as a news anchor at NTV in Uganda. With a background as an entrepreneur, Nancy co-founded a digital media management agency in 2010 which now operates in four African countries.