Decorated journalist and Emmy Award winner Jeff Koinange is set to grace the highly anticipated Radio and TV Academy awards 2017.
The event has been confirmed to happen at the Kampala Serena hotel in April.
Koinange took to social media to confirm his attendance at the event where he will also be decorated. “Don’t miss Emmy Award winner Jeff #KOINANGE.” He tweeted about the awards complete with a mock award.
According to the organisers of the awards, Koinange will be awarded with a special award at this year’s awards. The CNN journalist and Emmy Award winner will launch his book at the same event.
To the uninitiated, Jeff Koinange is a Kenyan journalist and former talk show host of “Jeff Koinange Live” on KTN before being dropped late last year.
Besides working with KTN, Koinange has also served as the Africa correspondent for CNN and CNN International, the Chief Anchor, Africa for Arise Television Ltd based in Johannesburg from where he moved to work with KTN.
Away from TV hosting, the legendary journalist, has two books to his name – Through My African Eyes (which details his professional and personal journey) and Mau Mau’s Misunderstood Leader: Senior Chief Koinange wa Mbiyu.