After 30 years of being the voice of Africa on the BBC, Hassan Arouni has bid farewell to his audience. As he presented his final episode of Focus on Africa, Arouni reflected on his journey and the impact he has had on the continent.
Hassan Arouni joined the BBC in the early 1990s, Arouni quickly rose through the ranks to become a presenter for the program Focus on Africa . Over the years, he has covered major events across Africa.
Arouni’s dedication to journalism and his passion for Africa have been evident in every episode of Focus on Africa. He has always been committed to telling the stories that matter, giving a voice to those who are often overlooked.
As he said goodbye to his colleagues, Arouni expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to serve as a journalist for Africa. “Last day presenting BBC Focus on Africa. What a ride it has been. Thank you to everyone who has accompanied me on this journey.” He posted.
Although Arouni is leaving Focus on Africa, his impact on African journalism will be felt for years to come. He has set a high standard for reporting on the continent and inspired many young journalists to follow in his footsteps.
As he signs off for the last time, we wish Hassan Arouni all the best in his future endeavors and thank him for his service to Africa.
BBC Africa takes to their social media to wish him the best
“After 30 years on air at the BBC, today is Hassan Arouni’s last day presenting Focus on Africa.
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