Zubeidah Kananu Koome

Zubeidah Kananu Koome is a seasoned Kiswahili News Producer and Anchor currently working at Standard Group PLC and presenting on KTN News. 

On social media platforms, Zubeidah describes herself as a moderator, mentor, and peace ambassador.

In July 2022, she was the topic of discussion for moderating two debates in the run-up to the August 9 General Election.

She moderated the Nairobi gubernatorial debate on July 11, 2022, where she had a heated exchange of words with Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja due to the choice of questions asked.

Kananu also moderated the Deputy Presidential debate held on July 19 at the Catholic University for Eastern Africa (CUEA.

In September 2022, she was recognised by Tiktok for her unique content to encourage Kenyans to learn sign language.  She was honoured alongside other Kenyan content creators with similar content.

She, like several media personalities, began as an intern before working her way up the ladder of success.

Kananu was at the African Nazarene University where she majored in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies. 

She holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the African Nazarene University. 

She was also at Shang' Tao Media Arts College and the Kenya School of Professional Studies (KSPS).