Kenyan Activist Gets Leadership Award


Photo-journalist and activist Boniface Mwangi has been presented with a leadership award in Texas.

Boniface Mwangi

  • Kenya:  Boniface Mwangi Branded Person of Year By Global Post

    The Star, 3 January 2013

    Controversial activist Boniface Mwangi has been named among the GlobalPost's "Person of the year" list that includes Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange and YouTube sensation, Psy. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenyan Graffiti Artist Honoured With Dutch Prize

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 14 December 2012

    A controversial Kenyan graffiti artist is one of the winners of the 2012 Prince Claus Prize. The annual prize, named after the late husband of Dutch Queen Beatrix, is awarded to ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Photojournalist Youngest Winner of Prestigious Prize

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 5 September 2012

    Envelope-pushing Kenyan photojournalist and activist Boniface Mwangi is one of this year's Prince Claus laureates. The news was announced on 5 September at the Prince Claus ... read more »

  • Africa:  Kenyan Photographer Reflects On Obamamania '08

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 7 November 2012

    When Barack Obama won the US election in 2008, there was hope that his foreign policy would boost economic opportunities, not least for Africa, where he traces his Kenyan roots. read more »

  • Kenya:  Fast Forward - Social Change With a Flash Bulb

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 9 July 2012

    Photographer and social activist Boniface Mwangi may only be 28, but the photos he took during Kenya's 2007 post-election violence have made a name for himself. That name is ... read more »