Fatima Manji , Reporter

Fatima Manji is a News Correspondent and regularly reports on a range of national and international stories.

Her broadcasting has included telling the story of the migration crisis from the borders of Europe, interviewing victims of ISIS atrocities in Iraq and challenging politicians here in the UK during the referendum campaign. She also occasionally presents the programme from the studio. Fatima has won a number of awards for her journalism and in 2015 she was a finalist for the Royal Television Society's Young Journalist of the Year.

During the last General Election she presented Britain's first ever Alternative Election Debate featuring young party leaders facing a live audience on Channel 4. Fatima joined Channel 4 News in 2012 and previously worked as a reporter and video journalist at the BBC.

  • Published on 24 Nov 2017

    More than 200 people have been killed in a gun and bomb attack on a mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai province. Officials said militants in four vehicles opened fire on mainly Sufi worshippers during Friday prayers, blocking off escape routes by blowing up cars. Egypt’s President pledged to respond with “brutal force”. A warning: there…

  • Published on 15 Nov 2017 Sections

    Scotland will become the first country in the world to charge a minimum price for alcohol. Ministers said the 50p-per-unit minimum would help tackle Scotland’s “unhealthy relationship with drink”. The Scottish government can now introduce the measure after the Supreme Court ruled that the legislation did not breach European Union law, five years after it…

  • Published on 5 Nov 2017

    The heir to the Saudi Arabian throne, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has tightened his grip on power by detaining dozens of ministers and 11 princes. The 32-year-old, who has said he wants to modernise the wealthy oil state, made the arrests through his new anti-corruption organisation. Among those being held is the billionaire owner…

  • Published on 4 Nov 2017 Sections ,

    Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has appealed to independence parties in Spain to unite in the fight for freedom. And despite being on the run from Spanish authorities Mr Puigdemont says he’s ready to stand in the elections which were called after Catalonia declared independence. Mr Puigdemont – who’s hiding in plain sight in Brussels –…

  • Published on 3 Nov 2017 Sections

    They started performing when they were just 14 and 16 years old, after a clip they shared on myspace went viral. Now the Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Soderberg have toured the world and played in front of their idols, Emmylou Harris and Patti Smith.

  • Published on 1 Nov 2017 Sections

    It’s almost half a century since  Enoch Powell gave his infamous Rivers of Blood speech – a prophesy of doom, blaming immigrants for what he declared would be a violent and fearful future. His predictions met with widespread outcry, but the speech provoked racist attacks, including in his own Wolverhampton constituency. This year, that same…

  • Published on 24 Oct 2017 Sections

    It’s almost impossible in the modern age to not leave a digital footprint behind. But do we truly understand just how much of our personal information we are constantly giving away? A new pop-up exhibition in the heart of London is hoping to help people understand just that. Made to look like a shiny new tech store…

  • Published on 18 Oct 2017 Sections

    Domestic violence shatters lives, yet more than 1,000 women have been turned away from refuges since the start of this year,  according to new figures. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has also found that cash-strapped councils have cut their funding for domestic violence shelters by almost a quarter since 2010, leaving many vulnerable women with nowhere to go.…

  • Published on 10 Oct 2017 Sections ,

    One of the areas coming under the most scrutiny in the audit was education. Fatima Manji has been to meet students at a predominantly non-white school to ask them about race, inequality and how it affects them and their peers.

  • Published on 7 Oct 2017

    The British artist John Akomfrah has for decades reflected in his work on race riots, colonialism and police violence. Now he’s turned to one of mankind’s toughest challenges: climate change.

  • Published on 29 Sep 2017 Sections

    The British postcard has been in decline for 25 years, its slow death exacerbated by the rise of social media. And Britain’s oldest postcard firm, J. Salmon, has announced it will be shutting its doors this December. But the art form isn’t going down without a fight. A new competition, entitled ‘Your Britain, on a…

  • Published on 23 Sep 2017

    Their catchy pop tunes ruled the charts, while their handsome faces ruled the hearts of their adoring teenage fans. Norwegian band A-ha were a fixture of the 1980s pop scene – their breakthrough song “Take on Me” and its cartoon video one of the most recognisable hits of the decade. Now thirty years on the…

  • Published on 11 Sep 2017 Sections , ,

    Sir Henry Bellingham, a former minister for Africa, the Caribbean and the overseas territories, and Bermuda Premier David Burt discuss the UK’s response to Hurricane Irma.

  • Published on 7 Sep 2017 Sections

    With students now graduating with thousands of pounds of debt, the six-figure salaries of some university bosses have become a matter of hot debate. Today universities minister Jo Johnson outlined plans for a crackdown. Vice chancellors who pay themselves more than £150,000 will have to justify their yearly pay and the number of staff earning…

  • Published on 6 Sep 2017

    Leaked documents revealing government plans for a tough new immigration regime after Brexit suggest all but the most highly-skilled EU workers would only be allowed to stay for two years, with possible quotas to follow. The proposals, which haven’t yet been officially approved, are already alarming business groups, who’ve described them as “catastrophic”.