Jane Kiyo

Jane Kiyo

Jane Kiyo is a general news reporter for CGTN Africa based in Nairobi, Kenya. She joined CGTN from the Nation Media groups, NTV in Nairobi.

Prior to NTV, Jane worked with Citizen TV as a news anchor. For about nine years, she has been in Kenya’s vibrant TV industry. Jane has covered a wide range of issues in Kenya and Africa as a whole with an interest in politics. Her major Journalistic assignments include Kenya’s 2002 and 2007 General Elections and the post election violence, Presidential elections in Rwanda etc.

Since joining CGTN in late 2011, she also widely covered  Presidential elections in Senegal South Sudan’s referendum and independence, Somalia conflict  2012 -AU summit, sentencing of Charles Taylor for crimes against humanity in Sierra Leone and Liberia, Nigeria Boko Haram attack  etc,.

Jane is also a budding photographer who spends hours taking and looking at pictures.


Nigeria mosque attack
November 29, 2014

Dozens dead, hundreds injured in Nigerian mosque attack

At least 100 people were killed by explosions and gunfire at a Nigeria mosque Friday as hundreds of worshipers gathered in the northern city of Kano. Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan condemned the attack, as authorities searched for those responsible. Read More...
September 28, 2014

Music artists spread ebola awareness through songs

Authorities are resorting to drastic measures in hopes of curbing the spread of Ebola. In Sierra Leone, two million people are to be sealed-off and quarantined, but some are convinced there are more effective ways to save lives. CCTV America’s Jane Kiyo reports. Read More...
Suspected Boko Haram member arrested
July 1, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram member arrested

Boko Haram has now claimed responsibility for a deadly car bombing in Nigeria. The explosion occured on Tuesday in the market of Maidu-guri, near the birthplace of the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group. CCTV’s Jane Kiyo has more. Read More...
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