Kassim Kayira Biography, TV, Family and Awards
Kassim Kayira has been working for the BBC since 2005. He was born
in Uganda to Rwandan and Ugandan parents and went on to study in both his home country as well as Kenya.
Kassim Kayira speaks 12 languages including English, Arabic and Swahili, along with nine African languages. Before joining the BBC, he worked as the news anchor on TVR, the Rwandan government TV channel.