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Funmi Iyanda makes history in England

24 November 2015, 11:05

Lagos -  Media icon Funmi Iyanda is set to make history in England as she receives a honorary fellowship from the University of Cumbria. She is the first African woman to receive the award, reports Pulse.ng

She is to receive an honorary fellowship in recognition of her significant global contribution to human rights and sustainability on November 25.

She will receive the fellowship at a graduation ceremony in the historic Carlisle Cathedral in Cumbria, North West England.

Also read:Funmi Iyanda appointed UN champion

Funmi is best known for independently producing and hosting Nigeria’s most popular and ground-breaking talk show, New Dawn with Funmi, which ran on the national network for eight years.

She is currently Director at Creation Television, a film production company in the United Kingdom, acquiring classic African literary content for film adaptation to a global audience.

Read more at Pulse.ng

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