George Alagiah

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George Alagiah

George Alagiah joined the BBC in 1989 after seven years in print journalism with South Magazine. He is, currently, the presenter of the Six O'clock News. Before going behind the studio desk, Alagiah was one of the BBC's leading foreign correspondents, recognised throughout the industry for his reporting on some of the most significant events of the last decade.

He is a specialist on Africa and the developing world.

George Alagiah has reported on: trade in human organs in India; the murder of… 

George Alagiah joined the BBC in 1989 after seven years in print journalism with South Magazine. He is, currently, the presenter of the Six O'clock News. Before going behind the studio desk, Alagiah was one of the BBC's leading foreign correspondents, recognised throughout the industry for his reporting on some of the most significant events of the last decade.

He is a specialist on Africa and the developing world.

George Alagiah has reported on: trade in human organs in India; the murder of street children in Brazil; the civil war and famine in Somalia; the genocide in Rwanda and its aftermath; the plight of the marsh Arabs in southern Iraq; the civil wars in Afghanistan, Liberia and Sierra Leone; the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa; the fall of Mobutu Sese Seko in Zaire; the effects of Hurricane Mitch on Honduras; the Kosovan refugee crisis; the NATO liberation of Pristina; the international intervention in East Timor; the farm invasions in Zimbabwe; the intifada in the West Bank; and the aftermath of the terror attacks on New York.

 

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