Browsing: Meet The Boss

Multi-award winning journalist, John Allan-Namu, who has previously worked with established media houses in Kenya and produced hard-hitting investigative reports, acknowledges that Africa has its own set of bottlenecks. This is why he set up his own investigative production company, Africa Uncensored, to dig deep and report some of Africa’s underdog issues, unearthing nerve-wrecking stories that have earned him continental and global accolades. He has 13 awards from the Media Council of Kenya (MCK), won the 2009 CNN Journalist of the Year Award and the 2019 Trace International Award. Namu was interviewed by The East African Business Times’ Caroline Theuri on his business, the nature of his work and how they helped reform some of Africa’s state of affairs. Excerpt: