Vladimir Duthiers is the new international correspondent for CNN International (DStv channel 401) based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Vladimir Duthiers is fluent in French and Haitian Creole and has a B.A. degree in political science and a M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
CNN International currently has new bureaus in Johannesburg (South Africa), Nairobi (Kenya), and Lagos (Nigeria) which all fall under bureau chief Kim Norgaard in Johannesburg.
“Vladimir’s passion for journalism, impressive business background and his knack as a natural storyteller make him a fantastic choice to cover such a vibrant country and region,” says Parisa Khosravi, the senior vice president for CNN Worldwide in charge of international news gathering in a press statement.
African viewers can currently see several Africa-specific weekly shows on the global news channel such as Inside Africa, African Voices and Marketplace Africa.