Waihiga Mwaura is a 3-time award winning Kenyan journalist, news-anchor and moderator. He is the first male winner of the prestigious BBC World News 2018 Komla Dumor award, 2015 winner of the Mo Amin Africa award and 2012 winner of the CNN Multi-choice Africa award. He is also a 3-time Media Council of Kenya awards nominee (2015-2017). Currently he hosts a prime-time TV show on Kenya’s leading TV station Citizen TV and has moderated panel discussions on varied topics in Nairobi, Lagos and London. He also writes for Citizen TV and for the BBC. He has reported from Kenya, Nigeria, Togo, Uganda and Rwanda. Career interests include governance, global politics, public policy, international relations and youth employment. He believes that Africa needs more investigative journalism balanced with solutions-focused journalism so as to prosper.
He will be a facilitator on the panel: In Pursuit of Justice.