Dr. Alfred Nganga Mutua EBS
Nickname: 'Governor Alfie'
Governor of Machakos County
Dr. Mutua was born on 22nd August 1970 in Makueni District. He is the first Governor of the county of Machakos
He is a renown Journalist and columnist both locally and internationally for fifteen years, three of which he was a foreign correspondent. Dr. Mutua has also excelled in the fields of film making, international reporting, writing and his expertise includes use of communication and media for development.
He has served in organizations in Kenya and abroad. Dr. Mutua was formerly the Public Communications Secretary, and also the Chief Government Spokesman.
He was awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning
Spear (EBS) for his loyalty and exemplary performance service rendered to the nation.
Dr. Alfred Nganga Mutua was born in Masii, a remote part of Machakos District in Kenya's Eastern Province. He attended Dagoretti High School for his O’ levels.
A family man, he has studied, lived and worked in Kenya, United States, Australia and United Arab Emirates. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Whitworth College, U.S.A, a Master of Science Degree in Communications from Eastern Washington University, U.S.A and a Doctorate in Communication and Media from the University of Western Sydney, Australia.
Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Golden Dreams Company, a Communications and production Company based in Nairobi’s Lavington Suburbs. GDC is the company that brought to Kenyans “The First Action Packed Television Drama Series” COBRA SQUAD, which I must confess revolutionized product placement on TV. In the programme, Dr. Mutua was everything and nothing in particlura and it would be an insult to mention the roles he played in making it a success or a failure, whichever you choose. he is also behind “BEBA BEBA” that program that revolves around some matatu on NTV. GDC is also the company that made kenyans realize that Dr.Mutua is an all rounder and has more than the arts at heart, launching the “glamorous” East Africa Music Awards (EAMAS) inaugurated last year… the least said on EAMAS the better. The company is also credited with the one season tv program “HOW TO BE RICH” a programme that was meant to teach Kenyans a thing or two on wealth acquisition, again, from Mutua’s point of view… Infact, it derived it’s name from the company’s publication “HOW TO BE RICH IN AFRICA” authored by Dr. Alfred Mutua. The book is currently being serialized by “PASSION MAGAZINE” another publication of Golden Dreams Company that is “African on Every Page”. GDC is also that company that brought top you the advert where Dr. Mutua was a top KICC, in some desert in Northern Kenya, at some sandy beach in Mombasa telling you and the world that “Mimi ni Alfred Mutua na Ninajivunia Kuwa Mkenya”
Dagoreti High School, Nairobi, Kenya
Bachelors of Arts - Journalism
United States (US)
Masters of Science - Communication
PhD - Communication and Media
University of Western Sydney, Australia