Born November 24, 1959 in Sudan, Badawi is a Sudanese-British television and radio reporter and news presenter. She was the first presenter of the ITV Morning News, which is now known as ITV News at 5:30, and co-presented Channel 4 News with Jon Snow from 1989 to 1998, before joining BBC News. Badawi currently presents World News Today on BBC Four and BBC World News. Badawi has been an adviser to the Foreign Policy Centre and a Council Member of the Overseas Development Institute. Since 2004, she’s been a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery and the British Council.
Jaafar Abbas is a Sudanese writer and journalist, famous for his satirical style. Born in Khartoum, he graduated ,at the University of Khartoum, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.He has worked in a variety of positions in newspapers of Persian Gulf countries newspapers and in BBC Arabic section. He is currently working as the director of quality assurance department in Al Jazeera.
Mansour, is a Sudanese award-winning marketing professional with 12 years marketing experience working across four continents and in six countries. Khalid studied industrial design, communication and holds an MA in Business Design from Domus Academy. In 2009, Business Week nominated Mansour as one of 21 people who will change business for launching the first privately managed Micro finance project in Sudan. Mansour speaks English, Arabic, French and Italian.
Nima El Bagir
Born in 1978, El bagir is an award-winning international television correspondent. The British Sudanese joined CNN as a London-based international correspondent.In 2008, she picked up two Foreign Press Association Awards, which are the TV News Story of the Year and Broadcast Journalist of the Year. She had been nominated for other awards including the Amnesty Award for Human Rights Journalism and the One World Broadcast Awards.In 2008, she was shortlisted for Young Journalist of the Year at the Royal Television Society Awards.
In her first documentary, Unreported World, she presented the first evidence of the Sudanese government’s direct involvement with the Janjaweed and the role China’s arms sales to Darfur are playing in the conflict of Darfur.
Born in Port Sudan on January 23 1978, Anwar Fatihelrahman
Ahmed Dafa-Alla received his early education in Sudan then graduated from the AASTMT as a Computer Engineer in 2003. He worked as web designer/developer during his university days, and then as a part-time lecturer in his home town after graduation. He established his own small company in Khartoum in 2003, just before he came to South Korea where
he joined the Master course in Chungbuk National University, Cheong Ju, Chungbuk, Korea. He finished his Master course in 2006, and established his own company in Korea as well. Then he suspended it and switched again to full-time Ph.D student. He participated in establishing several NGO and groups in Sudan, such as Sudan Developers Association. Dafallah is mostly known for being a volunteer translator for TED
Lukman Ahmed joined BBC Arabic as Chief Correspondent at the Washington Bureau in July 2007.
became a face in the media supervisor for the Sudan in many Arab satellite channels in America, initiate his media work in the channel, "MBC mother" and then go to the island and then left to “Al-Arabiya” Washington year2007 moved to Radio "BBC" to be the director of its correspondents in the United States.
Amir Ahmad Nasr
a Sudanese writer who writes in English. Her latest novel, Lyrics Alley , was Fiction Winner of the Scottish Book Awards and short-listed for a Regional Commonwealth Writers Prize. She is also the author of the novels The Translator (a New York Times 100 Notable Book of the Year) and Minaret. All three novels were long-listed for the Orange Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Award. Leila Aboulela won the Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story , The Museum, included in the collection Colored Lights which went on to be short-listed for the Macmillan/Silver PEN award. Aboulela’s work has been translated into thirteen languages and included in publications such as Granta,