Fergal Keane

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Fergal Keane "is a special correspondent for BBC News. In his 14 years with the BBC he has reported from some of the world's major trouble spots, from Northern Ireland to Rwanda and most recently Zimbabwe". [1]

"Fergal Keane was a reporter/presenter with RTE from 1984.

"Keane joined the BBC in 1989 as Northern Ireland Correspondent.

"In August 1990 Fergal Keane was appointed Southern African Correspondent and covered the township unrest and the first multi-racial elections in South Africa following the end of apartheid. He also covered the genocide in Rwanda.

"Fergal Keane won a BAFTA award for his documentary on Rwanda, Valentina's Story.

"Keane had a stint as the BBC's Asia Correspondent before joining the World Affairs Unit in London.

"In 1996 Fergal Keane was awarded an OBE for services to journalism." [2]


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  1. Fergal Keane, guardian, accessed May 31, 2010.
  2. Fergal Keane, tvlives.com, accessed May 31, 2010.
  3. Tree Aid Patrons, organizational web page, accessed April 2, 2012.