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Zablon John Nthamburi, Kenyan bishop, educator, academic administrator. Ordained bishop Methodist Church, 1992. Recipient Creative Writing award, E. African Association Publications, 1990. Chairman Commission Constitutional Review, Nairobi, 1999; trustee All Africa Conference Churches, since 1997.

Background

Nthamburi, Zablon John was born on July 11, 1943 in Meru, Kenya. Son of John and Tabitha Rimberia.

Education

BTh, Makerere University, Uganda, 1969. Master of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Claremont School Theology, California, 1981.

Career

Teacher Teacher's Service Commission, Nairobi, Kenya, 1964—1965. Pastor Methodist Church, Kenya, 1969—1978, bishop, since 1992. Professor Kenyatta University, 1979—1991.

Chairman National Council Churches, Nairobi, 1994—1996. Chancellor Kenya Methodist University, Meru, since 1997. Co-chairperson National Convention Executives, Nairobi, 2000.

Achievements

  • Ordained bishop Methodist Church, 1992.

Membership

Chairman Commission Constitutional Review, Nairobi, 1999. Trustee All Africa Conference Churches, since 1997.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, birdwatching, soccer, golf.

Connections

Married Rosemary Kathure Nthamburi, September 7, 1975. Children: Victor, Nerida.

father:
John Rimberia

mother:
Tabitha Rimberia

spouse:
Rosemary Kathure Nthamburi

child:
Nerida Nthamburi

child:
Victor Nthamburi