Joseph Magutt

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Joseph Magutt "Magoott" is Kenyan ambassador to Germany. He was appointed to the position by the president of the republic of Kenya his Excellency Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta in 2014. he served as a lecturer in politics and international studies at Kenyatta University for the past decade presiding his current appointment. He is also a motivational speaker on international development, . He has also taught graduate and undergraduate programmes in several universities among them: the United States International University, Moi University, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Egerton University.

Media and professional engagements[edit]

Magutt analyzes local and international issues in the provinces of politics, conflict and international relations. He contributes to various media locally and internationally, including Voice of America,[1][2][3][4][5][6] Kenya Television Network (KTN),[citation needed] Nation Television (NTV),[7] Classic FM,[citation needed] Kiss 100 FM,[citation needed] Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) TV/Radio,[citation needed] Kass FM etc.[citation needed]

Magutt also writes on local and international political and topical issues. His articles frequently feature in mainstream newspapers and magazines in Kenya. These include: Daily Nation,[8] The Standard,[9] and The People and Management Magazine.

Role in Kenya's politics and leadership[edit]

Magutt was a member of the Orange Democratic Movement- Party of Kenya (ODM) campaign team in 2007 and contributed in strategy and writing of the party manifesto.[10] Magutt is the patron of the Joseph Magutt Foundation.

In 2002 Joseph Magutt was nationally nominated KTN’s person of the year under forty, in what was billed "TOP 40 UNDER 40".[citation needed] This was a national survey of young people who have played significant national role and have distinguished themselves in leadership and influenced the lives of many positively. The nominees were voted by the public nationally.[citation needed]