The Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya, Hon. Justice Martha Karambu Koome, has been invited to receive a deserved commendation at the 12th African Persons of the Year Awards 2024 for her accomplishments in the judiciary.
Hon. Karambu will be awarded the African Female Leader of the Year for her relentless efforts in improving access to justice, promoting gender equality within the legal system, and advancing judicial reforms to strengthen the rule of law in Kenya. This recognition is also for her role in championing the establishment of the family division of the High Court as well as in transforming Kenya’s court processes to promote justice for women and marginalised groups.
This event is scheduled to be held from February 22nd to February 23rd, 2024. With the theme “Building Resilient African Economies,” the forthcoming year’s event is expected to draw in over 300 attendees, including academics, business executives, industry titans, legislators, investors, and representatives of international development organisations.
Also, the event promises roundtable panel discussions, keynote addresses, talks about partnerships and investments, and high-level networking opportunities, among its main attractions. ALM Persons of the Year winners will also receive awards during the ceremony, which will also feature the unveiling of the special POTY edition of African Leadership Magazine.
Other exclusive dignitaries confirmed to attend the event include His Excellency William Ruto, President of the Republic of Kenya; His Excellency George Weah, the former President of Liberia; His Excellency Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, the former President of the United Republic of Tanzania; Hon. Cllr. Fonati Koffa, the speaker of the Liberia House of Representatives; and His Excellency Rodrigo Guzmán Barro, the Ambassador, Embassy of Chile in Addis Ababa. The Hon. Dr. Kailesh Jagutpal, the Minister of Health and Wellness, Mauritius; Ngozi Ekeoma, the CEO of NAPAL Petroleum; Dr.Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan (FCA), the Group CEO of First Bank of Nigeria; Apostle Michael Adeyemi Adefarasin, Chief Servant, Kingdom Lifeline Apostolic Ministries International; Daniel Asiedu, the Managing Director of the OmniBSICBank, Accra, Ghana; Mr. Henry Fallah Saamoi, the Chief Executive Officer of the International Bank (Liberia) Limited, Monrovia, Liberia; Mr. Gil Bires, the Director-General of Investment and Export Promotion Agency (APIEX-Mozambique); and Mr. Mike Kamungeremu, the President of the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC), among many others.
About ALM Persons of the Year (POTY)
The ALM Persons of the Year (POTY) Ceremony is a flagship annual event of the African Leadership Magazine, which has been held consecutively over the past 12 years, convening policymakers, private sector leaders, civil society leaders, thought leaders, and all stakeholders from across Africa and the rest of the world to discuss issues bothering Africa’s socio-economic growth and development. The event has also become a prestigious platform for honouring people-centred leadership and Africans who are pursuing a pan-African agenda in their chosen fields of endeavour.
About African Leadership Magazine
Published by the African Leadership Organization (UK), the African Leadership Magazine focuses on presenting the best of Africa to a global audience. It shares the African story from an African perspective, offering solutions to current challenges on the continent. For the past 16 years, the organisation has dedicated itself to promoting impactful leadership and African opportunities globally through quality Afro-positive content, African trade facilitation, market entry solutions, Afro-centric communities, business networking platforms, and public sector training and consulting.