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Thursday, July 21, 2016
H.E. DR. STEPHEN KALONZO MUSYOKA, Dignitary Man of Africa, 4th GOD Awards
Joining the impeccable list of honorees and eminent speakers for the upcoming 4th Annual G.O.D.Awards and 3rd Annual WCH Humanitarian Summit is none other than the 10th Vice President of Kenya, Honorable Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka.
Nominated by WCH Publicity Ambassador Benjamin Musunza, Mr. Musyoka is also the patron of the Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation (KMF) which is a nonprofit making organization dedicated to the improvement of quality of life for all, alleviation of poverty, provision of healthcare and promotion of justice, peace, cultural values, human rights, democracy and conservation of environment.
"I have heard many great things about His Excellency Kalonzo particularly about his humanitarian works in Kenya through his NGO KMF. I just had a wonderful conversation with him on the phone and we have good plans to collaborate for the benefit of the Kenyan people. We, the 4th G.O.D. committee believe that the former Vice President deserves the "African Dignitary Man of the year Awards" for his efforts to serve his people whether in power or not. It is always good to know that Politician like him continue their works to humanity even after his term.", said by Princess Maria Amor, founder and president of We Care for Humanity (WCH) and the creator of the G.O.D. Awards.
H.E. Kalonzo will be honored at the 4th Global Officials of Dignity Awards(G.O.D. Awards) and scheduled to speak at the 3rd WCH Humanitarian Summit on August 17-19, 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters, New York. Both flagship events are organized by We Care for Humanity and its philanthropic partners: SREI Foundation, J & B Medical Company, HWPL and China-US Business Association.
About H.E. Hon. Dr. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, EGH
H.E. Hon. Dr. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka is a reputable Kenyan-born global leader. His down-to-earth nature and myriad of humanitarian causes, have earned him the title servant-leader.
He is the immediate former Vice President of the Republic of Kenya where he served for a five-year term running from 2008 to 2013.
Hon. Kalonzo is the current party leader of the Wiper Democratic Movement - Kenya, and a co-principal for the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD), which is the opposition coalition in Kenya.
In 2013 (June 10th), H.E. Hon Dr. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, became the Founding Chancellor of Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), in the neighboring country of Uganda.
In June 2013, his Excellency was appointed the Honorary Chairman of World Eminent Chinese Businessmen Association (WECBA), which is a China-based organization bringing together global business leaders and philanthropists.
He is also the Honorary Consul General for Cyprus in Kenya, following an appointment by the Government of Cyprus in 2014.
Kalonzo is also the patron of the Kalonzo Musyoka Foundation (KMF), an organization launched in 2005 to, among other things, sponsor the education of brilliant students from needy backgrounds, and promote community development through the creation of a just, healthy, peaceful and democratic society.
H.E. is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in good standing, and a partner of Musyoka Murambi & Associates, a re-known law firm in Kenya.
It is noteworthy that his Excellency has served in various capacities in Government since 1985, when he was elected Member of Parliament until 2013. These capacities include service in different ministries such as Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Environment and Natural Resources, Tourism and Information ministries, among others.
As a renowned regional leader, he spearheaded peace dialogues in Sudan, which culminated in the birth of the South Sudan state.