Kisumu County Prof Peter Anyang' Nyong'o profile

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He once taught Political Science at the University of Nairobi

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Biography

Name:               Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o

DOB:                10 October 1945, Ugenya, Kenya

Status:              Married

Education

  • 1977 :  Graduate Student of University of Chicago, USA(PhD, Political Science)
  • 1974:  Graduate Student of University of Chicago, USA (M.A, Political Economy)
  • 1971 :  Undergraduate Student of University of Chicago, USA  (Degree in Political Science)
  • 1968 → 1971: Undergraduate Student of Makerere University, Uganda (BA, Political Science & Philosophy; 1st class honours)

Professional career

  • 1987 to 1991: Head of Programs of African Academy of Sciences
  • 1984 to 1986: Associate Professor of University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • 1982 to 1984: Visiting Research Officer of El Colegio De Mexico
  • 1977 to 1981: Lecturer and Senior Lecturer of University of Nairobi

Political career

  • 11th March 2013 – Up to date: Senator for Kisumu County
  • 13th February 2013 – Up to date: Coalition member of Coalition for Reforms & Democracy
  • 2008 – 2013: Minister of Medical Services of Cabinet
  • 2007 – Up to date: Member of Orange Democratic Movement
  • 2008 → 4th March 2013: Member of Parliament for Kisumu Rural
  • 2003 → 2007: Member of Parliament for Kisumu Rural
  • 2002 → 2007:  Member of National Rainbow Coalition
  • 2003 → 2005: Minister of Planning and National Development of Cabinet
  • 1998 → 2002: Nominated Member of Parliament
  • 1993 → 1997: Member of Parliament for Kisumu Rural
  • 1992 → 1997: member of Ford Kenya.

Awards

  • Dec 2013- March 2013 : He was recently Gro Harlem Brundland Senior Leadership Fellow in the Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, the Harvard School of Public Health
  • 1995 : The German-African Award for his contribution to democracy and democratisation in Africa.
  • 1989 : Fellowship of the African Academy of Sciences | 1989
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