Omar Mohammed is a Tanzanian multimedia journalist. He has worked in televison, radio, online and print, covering politics, business, media and sometimes sports. His writing has appeared at Quartz, The Arizona Republic, Global Voices, The East African, amongst others. He was a Senior Producer for a weekly magazine show that aired on the BBC Swahili Service. Prior to that he created and hosted @Mgahawa, a weekly news review show on East Africa Television. He lives and works in Tanzania’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam.
Mohammed’s Capstone project was creating East Africa’s first mobile news platform called Uchumi Street. Find more on his project here.