Tuesday, 3 January 2012


Christian Purefoy, the very popular Lagos-based correspondent for CNN tweeted yesterday that he would be leaving the organisation. See his tweet below

He became the CNN correspondent in 2008 and he anchored the program African Voices and Inside Africa where he interviewed a lot of Nigerians.Purefoy is one international correspondent that connected with the people. He has also reported on a vast range of features and other stories in Nigeria and West Africa - from Ghana’s rise to the World Cup quarter-finals, food crises in Senegal and Niger, the death of Togo’s longtime President Gnassingbe Eyadema, the rise of the ‘Mega-City’ of Lagos, and many more.

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