Kimani Njogu

Kimani Njogu

Linguist

Kimani Njogu holds Ph.D in linguistics from Yale University and taught for many years at Kenyatta University before resigning to become an independent scholar based at Twaweza Communications, Nairobi. He is Chair of the Creative Economy Working Group, a network of organizations working in support of creative industries in Kenya and has been actively involved in advancing freedom of artistic expression.

Dr. Njogu is a Commissioner of Kiswahili Cross-Border Language Commission at the African Academy of Languages (ACALAN), an organ of the African Union.  He is also the Founding Chair of the Kalasha Film and Television Awards Nominating Academy and the National Kiswahili Association (CHAKITA).  He serves as Culture Expert at Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM), Chair of the Board at the Legal Resources Foundation Trust (LRF) and sits on the Board of Trust for Indigenous Cultures and Health (TICAH). Kimani Njogu is extensively published in the areas of language, culture and media.

Contributions by Kimani Njogu