Keme Nzerem , Correspondent

Keme Nzerem is a Correspondent for Channel 4 News.

Keme's interests span social affairs from human rights - to ethics in sport. He joined Channel 4 News in 2001 and has reported on major stories the world over.

Keme ran the Channel 4 News Washington bureau 2005-2007, reporting from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, and Guantanamo Bay during the Iraq war. A film he narrated about the US military "surge" won the RTS Foreign News Award in 2007.

The sports beat took Keme to the World Cups in South Africa in 2010, and Brazil in 2014. He's also reported from Russia on hooliganism, and the Sochi winter Olympics and Paralympics.

  • Published on 20 Oct 2017

    Pollution is linked to the deaths of nine million people each year across the world, and, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date, it’s not just a problem in poorer, developing nations. The UK has one of the worst records in Europe, with 50,000 pollution-linked deaths in 2015, a higher proportion than in many other European countries.

  • Published on 18 Oct 2017 Sections ,

    A number of Grenfell survivors were among hundreds of Kensington and Chelsea residents who had another testy meeting last night with the tenant management organisation. There are concerns about how the council plans to change the way they run social housing in the borough. But some residents say they now have an opportunity to take…

  • Published on 15 Oct 2017 Sections

    New figures from the Salvation Army show that cases of modern slavery in Britain have soared in recent years. The Salvation Army, which is contracted by the government to provide the support offered to victims of human trafficking, says the increase may be down to better monitoring – the UK now has a Modern Slavery…

  • Published on 14 Oct 2017 Sections

    Willem Dafoe and director Sean Baker talk about their new film The Florida Project, which looks at poor families living in the shadow of Disney World.

  • Published on 24 Sep 2017 Sections ,

    President Trump has come under more fire at home after he repeated criticism of sports stars who kneeled in protest during the US national anthem. But today more than 20 players from two NFL clubs defied their President by kneeling at a match held at Wembley Stadium.

  • Published on 23 Sep 2017

    Anger is growing over the decision not to renew the London operating licence of taxi firm Uber. More than half a million people have now signed a petition calling for the ruling to be reversed. But the Mayor of London today stood by the move saying passengers’ safety and security were paramount and that the…

  • Published on 19 Sep 2017

    Spice, black mamba, chronic were outlawed last year under the government’s latest drugs legislation, their dangers revealed by images of zombie-like users collapsed in the street.  Channel 4 News has now been given exclusive access to an acute mental health ward, where staff say the effects of legal highs are worse than crack cocaine.

  • Published on 13 Sep 2017 Sections

    The Grenfell public inquiry opens tomorrow, exactly three months on from the fire which took at least 80 lives. The judge heading it, its remit, its powers and the time it will take, all have been sources of controversy. So how can it succeed? Or is it doomed to failure?

  • Published on 4 Sep 2017

    Staff at fast food chain McDonald’s have staged their first ever strike in the UK. Workers from two outlets in Cambridge and London walked out in a dispute over pay and conditions. They say they want an end to zero-hours contracts and to be paid a minimum wage of £10 an hour. McDonald’s said the…

  • Published on 1 Sep 2017 Sections ,

    His achievements are akin to running the first ever four-minute mile, or indeed the still unconquered two-hour marathon. In the world of rock climbing, one athlete has redefined what is considered ‘”possible”.

  • Published on 14 Aug 2017 Sections

    A silent march has been held in West London to commemorate the two month anniversary of the Grenfell fire. It comes as it’s emerged that up to 200 residents are still living in temporary accommodation.

  • Published on 13 Aug 2017 Sections , ,

    One woman has died and 19 people are injured after a car ploughed into a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • Published on 12 Aug 2017 Sections

    The Governor of Virginia has declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville – as white supremacists clashed with anti-fascist protesters. Keme Nzerem’s report does contain some of those scenes of violence.

  • Published on 11 Aug 2017 Sections ,

    The shadow of Grenfell Tower is looming over South East London, where 242 flats in four Housing estate blocks have had gas supplies cut off and hundreds of residents are to be rehoused. An investigation into cracks in the buildings on the Ledbury Estate where gas was installed in the late 1960s, found the blocks…

  • Published on 26 Jul 2017

    The High Court has ruled that Charlie Gard will spend the final part of his life in a hospice.The parents of the 11-month-old are still disputing the details of the care plans for his final hours. Connie Yates and Chris Gard had hoped to take their son, who has a rare genetic condition, home. But…