Yvonne Ndege is a journalist based in
Abuja, Nigeria, and is the West Africa Correspondent for the English-language
news channel, Al Jazeera English. She previously worked with the BBC from
1997-2007. In 2009 she was the co-recipient of the silver prize of the
United Nations Foundations Prize awarded by the United Nations Correspondents
Association, for her work in the Democratic Republic of Congo.