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Occupational Information

Job Title: CEO/ Co-Founder, Africa Uncensored

Professional History

John-Allan is a Kenyan investigative journalist and the co-founder of Africa Uncensored. He has been a journalist for 15 years, based out of Nairobi, from where he has reported on issues and events in Kenya and the region. He has interviewed high-level politicians and power brokers from across the region, and investigated crimes committed in the highest reaches and lowest rungs of African society. John-Allan is the 2015 and 2017 joint journalist of the year Annual Journalism Excellence Awards, a 2015 Global Shining light award finalist, and the 2009 CNN African Journalist of the Year. He is a 2009 CNN fellow


BA in Journalism from United States International University – Africa.


2017 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

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