Investigative Journalist Allan Namu Joins Reuters Institute Advisory Board


John Allan Namu Joins Reuters Institute Advisory Group

African Uncensored’s CEO, John Allan Namu, has been appointed to the Reuters Institute advisory group. The announcement was made on Tuesday, February 7th, by Reuters. Namu will join a team of high-profile figures in the global journalism field who are serving as members of the advisory group. The advisory group provides insights that inform the activities and operations of the Reuters Institute.

John Allan Namu’s Excitement for New Role

John Allan Namu expressed his excitement for his new role as a member of the Reuters Institute advisory group. He welcomed the opportunity and referred to it as an honor. Namu shared his delight in his new role and mentioned that he was looking forward to learning and contributing to thought leadership in journalism.

Reuters described John Allan Namu as a perfect fit for the advisory role. The news agency noted that Namu and the three other new members selected for the role would bring valuable guidance based on their experiences in the industry. Reuters stated that through their appointments, they would provide valuable guidance and suggestions for the institute’s activities and help to further the board’s role in creating a network between the Institute and major organizations in the world of journalism.

John Allan Namu is known for his expertise in investigative journalism. Throughout his years in the field, he has worked on exposes that have unraveled several mysteries and suspicious activities in Kenyan society. One of the most notable pieces to his name is an investigative piece titled “Inside Al Shabab” produced in 2013 about Kenya’s operation Linda Nchi in Somalia during his days at KTN.

Career Highlights

John Allan Namu’s career in the journalism industry spans over 20 years. He has made remarkable milestones in each of the companies he has worked for. He worked for NTV and KTN before establishing his own investigative media company after parting ways with the Nation Media Group-owned broadcaster. In his current role as CEO of African Uncensored, Namu has been involved in the production of the docu-series “The Last Door”.

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