Citizen TV News anchor Jamila Mohammed has been named among the 100 most influential Africans.
Jamila was named alongside Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua in the 2022 category by global media outlet, Avance Media, in recognition of their achievements throughout the year.
In a report made by this agency, it was noted that the selected women leaders were at the forefront of demonstrating excellence in leadership and mentoring others in the community.
Presented as a list of 100 African Women of Influence, this publication provides an overview of women who have risen to the business level, started their own businesses, or been at the forefront of decision-making in this country and internationally.
Chief Justice Marth Koome signs a letter of condolence from Queen Elizabeth II at the residence of UK High Commissioner Jane Marriott on Thursday, September 15, 2022.
“The criteria for their selection included excellence in Leadership, personal achievement, commitment and breaking the status quo,” the statement read in part.
Reacting to his reception, Jamila expressed her excitement to him Kenyans.co.ke acknowledging the impact of his role on society as a journalist.
“It’s an honor for me, looking at the special women on this list, I’m humbled. It made me realize that the work we do always has a big impact and it’s our responsibility to those we serve to try to continue to give as much as we can,” she said.
Other nominees in the 2022 list are Chief Justice Martha Koome and Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru who were named among the top in the administration.
Climate activist Elizabeth Wathuti was also honored for her success in advocating for environmental conservation.
“Elizabeth has presented climate action solutions at more than 10 high-level international conferences such as; the Global Landscapes Forum in Germany, the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland and COP25 in Madrid Spain among others,” the statement read in part. .
Kenyans took to social media to congratulate the awardees on their brilliant achievement.
On his part, Waiguru expressed that it is an honor to be celebrated on this continent among other well-known world leaders.
“To be recognized among Africa’s international leaders in many areas of leadership and influence is such an honor.
“I feel humbled to be recognized among the 2022, 100 successful women leaders in Africa,” she said.
Other recognized world leaders alongside Kenyans include President Samia Suluhu of Tanzania, and popular musicians Tiwa Savage and Sinach.
Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru speaking to other town leaders on Thursday, September 15, 2022.