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Fellow wins prestigious awards for investigative journalism


2017 Tutu Fellow John Allan Namu has won the Media Council of Kenya's Annual Journalism Excellence Awards 2019 Journalist of the Year award as well as the Governance Reporting award in the Television category.  He has also won this year's Global Shining Light Award.  John-Allen, who is CEO of Africa Uncensored, won the awards for his investigative story titled The Profiteers. It exposes the lavish lifestyle of politicians in South Sudan and how they looted the country and stashed their wealth in Kenya and Uganda. 

In June, he also won the Trace International Prize for Profiteers in Canada, after Kenyan television refused to air the story.

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