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Lebo

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Lebo is a presenter on BBC World News, the BBC’s international news channel, as well as working as a speaker, moderator and event host.

She presents bulletins and flagship programmes such as World News Today, Newsday, and Focus on Africa. Lebo broke the news of Muhammad Ali’s death and is experienced in anchoring rolling news coverage.

Other key stories Lebo has presented coverage of including the Brexit referendum and the 2016 US election campaign.

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Lebo regularly presents Focus on Africa, the BBC’s only dedicated weekday TV news programme for the African audience. She anchored coverage of Kenya’s disputed 2017 election, Nigeria’s key 2015 election, as well as coverage of the fight against Boko Haram, and the Ebola crisis.

Lebo has interviewed key newsmakers from the African continent, including Kofi Annan, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, and the then AU commission cha...

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