John Allan Namu Biography
John-Allan Namu is a Kenyan investigative journalist, He is the co founder of Africa Uncensored. John is a former features editor, reporter and crime investigator, he worked with Mohammed Ali on Jicho Pevu at KTN TV.
John-Allan is a Kenyan insightful columnist and one of the founders of Africa Uncensored, an organization of writers with one objective: to show Africa as it truly. He has been a writer for a long time, based out of Nairobi, from where he has written about issues and occasions in Kenya and the area. He has talked with several individuals at the core of significant issues across East Africa and explored violations submitted in the most noteworthy spans and least rungs of African culture. His main focus is public interest journalism. John-Allan is a beneficiary of a 2019 Global Shining light certification of excellence, recipient of the 2019 Trace worldwide prize for investigating reporting, 2015, 2017 and 2019 joint columnist of the year in Kenya’s Annual Journalism Excellence Awards, and the 2009 CNN African Journalist of the Year. He is a 2009 CNN individual and a 2017 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow. He holds a BA in Journalism from United States International University – Africa. He lives in Nairobi with his better half Makena and their four kids.
John-Allan is one of the most successful MediaTech entrepreneurs, having worked for enormous media houses and helped to establish Africa Uncensored. He has been able to transition from a journalist to an entrepreneur almost without the public noticing it.
John Allan Namu Education
John was an Undergraduate student at United States International University, Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Integrated Studies from 2003 to 2006.
John Allan Namu Age
John is 36 years of age, he celebrates his birthday on January 23.
Allan Namu Family
After doing our research, details about his parents are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings.
John is happily married to wife Sheena Makena Namu, They got married in 2010.
John and his wife Sheena Makena have 4 children.
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- In 2015, he won journalist of the year at 2015 annual journalism excellence awards held by Media Council of Kenya.
- Trace International Award for investigative reporting.
- Global Shining Light Award
- December 2015- Present: CEO/Editorial Director of Africa Uncensored.
- July 2010- 2015: Features Editor, Reporter and News Anchor at Nation Media Group.
- December 2005- May 2010: Investigative Reporter and News Anchor at KTN.
John Allan Namu Jicho Pevu KTN
John Allan worked in KTN (Jicho Pevu) up to 2015, Kenya Television Network is a Kenyan free-to-air television network that was launched by Jared Kangwana in March 1990. It was the first free-to-air privately-owned television network in Africa and the first to break KBC’s monopoly in Kenya. KTN became famous for activist journalism in the 1990s.
John Allan Namu Africa Uncensored
John is a co-founder of Africa Unscensored, an independent media house set up by Kenya’s finest investigative journalists. its goal is to investigate, expose and empower.
Having worked in investigative journalism for years, Africa Uncensored broke off to follow the stories that matter to the country and the people. To show Africa as it really is.
Africa’s story is often a disjointed summary of facts (and fiction) that don’t do this continent justice. Yet there is so much to say and show about Africa. Africa Uncensored believe that the power of investigative and in-depth journalism can be used to hold up a mirror to Africa, and show it what it really is. They expose wrongdoing by the powerful, and shine a light on the things that truly matter to the people of this continent.
Its editorial policy is, simply, The Truth.
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How old is John Allan?
He is 36 years of age.
How tall is John Allan?
He is of average height with a well built, somewhat athletic body.
Is John Allan Married?
John got married in 2010 and has 4 kids.
How much is John Allan Worth?
This information is currently under review and will be soon updated.
How much does John Allan make?
At one point in his career John was earning Kes 150,000.
Where does John Allan Live?
Allan lives in Nairobi, Kenya.
Is John Allan dead or alive?
He is alive and of good health.
Where is John Allan now?
John works at Africa uncensored.