Zahra Moloo

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Zahra Moloo is an investigative journalist, documentary filmmaker and researcher from Kenya, based in Montreal. Her work focuses on the extractive industries, land rights, conservation and security. Previously she worked as a reporter and documentary producer for The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN News) and spent several years covering stories in Kenya, Tanzania, The DRC, Libya and Palestine. Her articles and films have appeared in Al Jazeera, BBC, CBC Docs, Africa is a Country, CCTV’s Faces of Africa, Africa is a Country and the Jacobin. She was a researcher and director with CBC’s Emmy-nominated documentary series Interrupt this Program and has served on the juries for film festivals including the Canadian Screen Awards and the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma. She is currently working on a feature documentary about conservation in Central Africa. She has a BA in History from McGill University and an MA in Broadcast Journalism from City University. Her work can be viewed at:

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Research / Outreach