Nelly Milya with CEMEA Deputy Director and CLC Kenya Board Member Vincent Odhiambo

The winners for the African Christian Authors Book Awards were announced in a ceremony in Nairobi on Saturday, November 27, 2021.

The African Christian Authors Book Award program were set up to recognise and promote quality in Christian authorship in East Africa. Presented annually to Christian authors, the Award program celebrates the “best of the year” in 10 categories. Five finalists are chosen in each category unless there is a tie. The Winner in each category is announced and awarded at African Christian Authors Gala held at CLC Kenya’s Family Reading Picnic each year.

The nominees for 2021 in the different categories were announced on Thursday, June 10 before the winners were announced at a gala in Nairobi. The full list of winners for the awards are;

Book of the YearAccountability, a Biblical Principle, Nelly Kagoru

The Young CategoryDear Little Sister, Daisy Kosgey Mugiira

The Family CategoryKeys to a Great Marriage, Dr Sammy Gitaari

Women Category The Diamond Underneath, Margaret A. Vidolo

Business-Finance CategoryManaging Your Finances God’s Way, Gladys Juma

Missions CategoryNuggets to Live By, Rei Towet Kesis

Christian Living CategoryInspired by Forty, Richard Mwebesa

Christian Living CategoryTaking Possession with Jesus, Faith N. Mathenge

Christian Living Category In Search Of Sanity, Musinguzi Begumisa

Christian Living CategoryAccountability, a Biblical Principle, Nelly Kagoru

Culture Category The Grand Love Story of all Time, Joyce Maina

History and Biography CategoryTreasures in Sackcloth, Estar Ogonda McOyoo

Book Cover of the Year Belonging, The Tale of an Orphaned Girl, Patience Kamarunga

Here are images from the award ceremony courtesy of the event organisers;

Edna Mali with CEMEA Deputy Director and CLC Kenya Board Member Vincent Odhiambo
Edna Mali with CEMEA Deputy Director and CLC Kenya Board Member Vincent Odhiambo
ACABA Lead Judge Women Category Fridah Nambaka with ACABA Awards Gala Guest of Honour Redeemed Gospel Church General Secretary Bishop Dr Stephen Kanyia
ACABA Lead Judge Women Category Fridah Nambaka with ACABA Awards Gala Guest of Honour Redeemed Gospel Church General Secretary Bishop Dr Stephen Kanyia
Nelly Milya with CEMEA Deputy Director and CLC Kenya Board Member Vincent Odhiambo
Nelly Milya with CEMEA Deputy Director and CLC Kenya Board Member Vincent Odhiambo