Fergal Keane

Fergal Keane is one of the BBC’s best known correspondents and has won numerous awards for his reports from the world’s trouble spots. After joining the BBC in 1989 as Ireland Correspondent, within less than a year Fergal Keane was appointed to become the BBC correspondent in South Africa where he covered stories including townships unrest, the first multi-racial elections at the end of the apartheid and genocide in Rwanda. After South Africa, Fergal was then posted to Hong Kong as the BBC Asia Correspondent and covered the return of the territory to China. Following this, he was based in London and covered major international stories like the Kosovo war and the invasion of Iraq. Fergal is now the onscreen Africa Editor for BBC News.