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   Imanyara Gitobu


Evanson J Imanyara Gitobu

House: Scott
Years: 1968-1973

  • House Prefect, Scott House 1972
  • Head of Scott and School Prefect 1973
  • University of Nairobi 1974-1977, LL.B
  • Kenya School of Law 1978
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, from 1979
  • Member of Parliament 1997-2002
  • Founding Secretary General, Forum for the Restoration of Demoracy, FORD KENYA, 1990-2002
  • Founding Publisher and Editor in Chief, The Nairobi Law Monthly
  • Internatinal Board Member, Article 19, The International Centre Against Censorship, London, 1990-2000
  • International Adisory Editorial Board Member, Human Rights Quaterly,USA
  • Chairman,The Great Lakes Parliamentary Forum on Peace,[Kenya,Uganda,Tanzania,Rwanda,Burundi,Zambia, Zanzibar] 1997-2002
  • World Press Review's Internatinal Editor of the Year, 1990, New York
  • World Association's Golden Pen of Freedom Laureate, Paris 1991
  • Harvard University's Nieman Fellow's Louis m. Lyons Award Laureate, 1991, USA
  • Liberal International's Prize of Freedom Laureate 1991, Switzerland
  • Human Rights Award 1991 International Human Rights Law Group, Washington
  • Internatinal Biographic Centre, Cambridge, UK's 2000 Outstanding Scholars of the 20th Century, 2000

    Update - 4th August 2007:
    I would like to inform my fellow Old Cambrians that once again I will be seeking a parliamentary seat in the forthcoming Kenyan general elections and I am requesting those wishing to support me to get in touch.

    Many thanks

    Gitobu, Imanyara

    Webmaster's update - 10th Jan 2008:
    I am pleased to report Imanyara Gitobu's recent success in being elected to Kenya's Parliament, winning back most convincingly the Central Imenti seat.

    Imanyara Gitobu - 2007
    A recent photo

    Imanyara Gitobu - 1973
    In 1973, Head of Scott House
    Imanyara Gitobu - 1973

    (Registered - 10th Sept 2005) (Updated - 4th August 2007)

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