Bertrand Tungandame has worked as a journalist in print media in Belgium and Rwanda covering events in the Great Lakes Region of Central Africa. He migrated to Australia in 1997 and joined SBS in 1998 initially as a contributor to the African Program. He was also a contributor to SBS’s French radio program in the early 2000’s. Bertrand is currently producing content for Living Black Radio – the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s program on SBS radio.
His work as a journalist has led him to interview people from all walks of life. Over the years he has reported on a wide range of topics from local community gatherings to major international events like the G20 and the Olympics. He is passionate about Africa, her history, her peoples and her rich cultural heritage.