Skip to main content

Grantees Profile

Christabel Ligami

Country (Nationality)


Grantee Title

Christabel Ligami is a Freelance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya whose reporting work focuses on science/health, gender,  business, development, environment, climate change  issues in Africa.

Grantee Description

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemist/Chemistry and a masters of Arts degree in communications studies. In 2016 she won the International Women Media Foundation grants to cover women issues – the Inaugural Reporting Grants To Amplify Women’s Voices In The News Media. She is also a three times East African award winner as the Best science/health reporter of the year 2013, Best Business Reporter of the year 2014 and Best Financial Reporter of the year 2014 among other awards. Ms Ligami was a speaker at the 2017 World Conference of Science Journalists in San Francisco USA. She co-organized and moderated a session at the World Conference of Science Journalists 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

Read More:


Birthing cushion reducing mother to child mortality

One stop shop for kenyan pastoralists

Agencies fight malnutrition in drought affected regions