Haru Mutasa

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Haru Mutasa
Haru Mutasa, Al Jazeera
Haru Mutasa (Photo credit: Haru Mutasa Twitter Account)
BornHarugumi Rozabella Mutasa
NationalityZimbabwean
Alma materRhodes University
Occupation
  • Journalist
OrganizationAl Jazeera

Haru Mutasa is a Zimbabwean-born broadcast-journalist currently working for Al Jazeera English as an Africa correspondent.

On 15 October 2019, Mutasa announced on Twitter that she was leaving twitter due to cyber bulling on the platform.

Career

Early Years

Before joining Al Jazeera English, Mutasa worked for the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Cable News Network (CNN), Television New Zealand (TVNZ), Associated Press Television News (APTN) and the STAR Sports Network.

Al Jazeera English

At Al Jazeera English, Haru reports the news and has also hosted studio-based interview-programmes. Currently Haru is a field based correspondent for the Southern African region. She is based in Johannesburg, South Africa .


Awards

In 2007, Haru was a nominee for the "Young Journalist of the Year" award at the prestigious Royal Television Society awards.[1]

Cyber bulling on Twitter

Haru Mutasa says she's leaving Twitter in October 2019

In October 2019, Mutasa said that she was leaving Twitter for a while because she had been a victim of abuse on the platform. Mutasa had received insults a negative feedback to several of her tweets in the preceding months.[2]

References

  1. Television Journalism Awards Winners 2007
  2. Off twitter hopefully for a while, Twitter, Published: 15 Oct 2019, Accessed: 16 Oct 2019