MANGU ALUMNI CAREERS
MANGU ALUMNI CAREERS
Mangu High School is ranked among the top schools nationwide in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and has seen many of their alumni succeed in many different fields holding various positions in both the Public and Private Sector.
Some of the notable alumni of Mangu High include:-
- Mwai Kibaki,
Mwai Kibaki, C.G.H.is a Kenyan politician who was the third President of Kenya, serving from December 2002 until April 2013. Kibaki was previously Vice-President of Kenya for ten years from 1978 to 1988 under President Daniel arap Moi. He also held cabinet ministerial positions in the Kenyatta and Moi governments, including time as minister for Finance (1969–1981) under Kenyatta, and Minister for Home Affairs (1982–1988) and Minister for Health (1988–1991) under Moi.Kibaki served as an opposition Member of Parliament from 1992 to 2002. He unsuccessfully stood as a presidential candidate in 1992 and 1997. He served as the Leader of the Official Opposition in Parliament from 1998 to 2002. In the 2002 presidential election, he was elected as President of Kenya
- Cardinal Maurice Otunga,
Maurice Michael Otunga was a Kenyan Roman Catholic prelate and cardinal who served as the Archbishop of Nairobi from 1971 until his resignation in 1997. Pope Paul VI elevated him into the cardinalate in 1973 as the Cardinal-Priest of San Gregorio Barbarigo alle Tre Fontane.
- Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki
Bishop Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki succeeded Cardinal Otunga on April 21, 1997 as the Archbishop of Nairobi. He was retired by Pope Benedict XVI on October 6, 2007 after attaining the age of 75 years. He was succeeded by the current Cardinal John Njue who was his assistant in Nakuru.
- John Njenga
Archbishop John Njenga was Roman Catholic archbishop of Mombasa Diocese from 1990 to 2005. Njenga was born to Peter Kimani and Maria Wanjir in Tigoni, Kiambu District, Kenya. Njenga was President of the Kenyan Episcopal Conference, a permanent organisation of Roman Catholic bishops in Kenya, from 1976 until 1982
- George Saitoti,
George Musengi Saitoti, E.G.H. was a Kenyan politician, businessman and American- and British-trained economist, mathematician and development policy thinker. As a mathematician, Saitoti served as Head of the Mathematics Department at the University of Nairobi, pioneered the founding of the African Mathematical Union and served as its Vice-President from 1976 to 1979.
- Tom Mboya
Thomas Joseph Odhiambo "Tom" Mboya was a Kenyan trade unionist, educationist, Pan Africanist, author, independence activist, Cabinet Minister and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of Kenya. He spearheaded the negotiations for Independence at the Lancaster House Conferences and was instrumental in the formation of Kenya’s independence party, KANU, which he served as its first Secretary General. He laid the foundation for Kenya’s capitalist and mixed economy policies at the height of the Cold War and set up several of the country’s key labour institutions.
- Moody Awori
Arthur Moody Awori known as "Uncle Moody", was the ninth Vice President of Kenya from 25 September 2003 to 9 January 2008
- John Michuki.
John Njoroge Michuki was a Kenyan politician and businessman. Michuki emerged as one of the prominent and long-serving civil servants and politicians as well as a businessman in Kenya. Michuki served Kenya in various capacities, including Permanent Secretary in the Finance Ministry, Chairman of the Kenya Commercial Bank, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister. He was serving his 4th five-year term as a Member of Parliament for Kangema Constituency. Michuki had a reputation as a "ruthless" and efficient manager, and was widely acknowledged as among the best performing ministers in President Kibaki’s Government. He was serving as the Minister for Environment and National Resources at the time of his death.
- Khadambi Asalache
Khadambi Asalache was a Kenyan poet and author who settled in London. He was later a civil servant at HM Treasury.
- Binyavanga Wainaina
Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina is a Kenyan author, journalist and 2002 winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing. In April 2014, Time magazine included Wainaina in its annual TIME 100 as one of the "Most Influential People in the World."
- Cyrus Girongo
Shakhalaga Khwa Jirongo, popularly Cyrus Jirongo, is a politician and a former Member of Parliament in Kenya. Between 1978 and 1981 he went to Mang’u High School. He became the chairman of AFC Leopards football club in 1991
- Bishop Antony Muheria
He was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Embu to succeed Bishop John Njue, who had been moved to Nyeri. Muheria was consecrated bishop on January 10, 2004.
- Josphat Konzolo is the former director NSSF (National Social Security Fund)
- Dr. Joshua Noreh is a renowned doctor who performed Kenya’s first Invitro-fertilization.
- Mukhisa Kituyi Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD
- Patrick Ngugi Njoroge, is the current Governor Central Bank of Kenya
- Dr Evans Kidero, is a politician and former governor of Nairobi County.
- Prof. John Odhiambo Onyango,Ph.D. is an associate professor of architecture, architect, University of Notre Dame, USA.
- Wilfred Kiboro is the current CEO of Nation Media Group
- Mr Hillary Ng’weno, Media Magnate, is the founder of STV (Stellavision television). Nuclear scientist educated at Harvard, first Kenyan Editor-in-Chief of Daily Nation. He joined Mang’u in 1952
- Dr Joseph Barrage Wanjui (Joe Wanjui) CBS, was the Chancellor University of Nairobi, Chairman and CEO of East African Industries (Unilever).
- Ronald Karauri is the CEO of Sports Pesa