Activist Boniface Mwangi appointed Ambassador
This comes days after he was kicked out of Uhuru’s event
The former Starehe Aspirant has been tasked to represent the “The Africans Rising" a continent-wide movement focused on building a Pan-African solidarity and unity of purpose.
In a tweet, Mr. Mwangi divulged that he was excited to start his new role, as he heads to Gambia for his first assignment.
He added that in his new role he would be travelling to Tanzania, Nigeria and Ghana.
“I am excited to start my role as 's Ambassador. Heading to Gambia for my first assignment as Africans Rising Ambassador. I will be in Tanzania in early December. Nigeria and Ghana, see you mid Dec. I promise to continue shining a light on suffering and injustice” Tweeted Boniface Mwangi.
Africans Rising is a Pan-African movement of people and organisations, working for peace, justice and dignity.
His appointment comes days after he was arrested and kicked out of a function presided over by President Uhuru Kenyatta to mark the pass out of NYS recruits in Gilgil on Friday.
Kicked out of Uhuru's Event
Mwangi took to Twitter where he explained that he was arrested while taking photos of the dirt and chaos at the NYS College in Gilgil where he had gone to attend a relative’s graduation
The photos he had taken at the event were also deleted but he managed to record a short video which he shared on Twitter.
“Travelled to Gilgil to attend a relative's pass out parade. I took pics of the chaos and dirt all over. I was arrested. Produced my press card (I renew my membership every year.) They made some calls, deleted my pics and said l have been banned from attending the event,” Mwangi said.
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