Award-winning journalist Nyambega Gisesa will this Friday launch a motivational book titled A Strategy For Winning in High School, a realistic inspirational and motivational guide for high school students, parents and teachers.
The launch of the book will coincide with the graduation of the 2013 Journalist of the year winner who says that he has overcome various odds in his academic life which he believes if told will be inspirational to young readers. He is graduating from Kenyatta University with a degree in Economics and Finance.
Guest speakers during the event include MP Isaac Mwaura, former presidential candidate and founder of Onward (a leadership movement) Ronnie Osumba, Kiharu MP Irungu Kang’ata, motivational speaker Gerishom Okonda, businessman Ndindi Nyoro, controversial SONU student leader Babu Owino ,Standard columnist Silas Nyanchwani and Nyamira County Minister for Trade Jones Omwenga.
In 2013, the Standard senior reporter became the youngest journalist in Kenya to win the prestigious Journalist of the Year award in Kenya. He is also working on two other books.
One of them is a semi-autograph and personal account of the March 2009 student disruptions at Kenyatta University, which parliament described as the costliest university unrests in the history of the country. The other book is based on Kenya’s military incursion in Somalia.
The book will be launched on Friday evening July 17 at the JR Restaurant located in the first floor of Post Bank House, Nairobi CBD.