Zain Verge: Recasting the African Story

After over 14 years as an internationally acclaimed news anchor with CNN, Kenyan born TV personality is branching out on her own to run her own media company.  Her company, the Zain Verjee Group has offices in New York and Nairobi. The company also plans to roll-out offices in South Africa
and Nigeria Zain’s company will provide Africa focused content and consultancy for African investors interested in business and investment information on the continent. The company also plans to participate in the development of digital content for distribution on the African continent and around the world. Since beginning operations the company has landed high profile clients such as The US department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies. In leaving CNN to set up her own venture Zain seeks to be part of Africa’s growth story and lend her voice to the fast changing Africa and growth narrative.  Zain, a English graduate from Montreal University, joined CNN in her twenties following a stint with Kenya’s Capital FM radio station and KTN as a news anchor. At CNN Zain rose to become a leading global journalist who engaged high profile global figures. She also provided commentary on important  global such as the Iraq War and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Zain is also working on her Masters Degree in creative writing with Oxford University