- By Tuesday, more than 1400 people had nominated individuals whom they believe fit the bill.
- The list is dominated by veterans in the civil society, political leaders and chief executive officers of various firms.
Nominations for the prestigious “Star Person of the Year” award will end on December 1, Radio Africa Group Head of Content Paul Ilado said on Tuesday.
The company is inviting nominations for Kenyans or leaders who have done exemplary well within the year to influence key events and lives.
The nominations have been trickling in since November 7.
By Tuesday, more than 1400 people had nominated individuals whom they believe fit the bill.
The list is dominated by veterans in the civil society, political leaders and chief executive officers of various firms.
Also on the list are teachers, police officers and environmental champions.
The award is meant for Kenyans or leaders who have done the most within the year to influence events and lives.
The Star News Editor Jillo Kadida said the nomination is an opportunity to celebrate people whose acts touched humanity in one way or another.
"The special people who go the extra mile to make society better in a selfless way are the ones we are looking for in order to celebrate them as heroes," she said.
The Internal Awards Committee has unveiled key qualities to be considered before nominating someone.
These include: A person who strives to make Kenya or their community a better place to live and work or a person who has greatly helped, inspired or brought honour to Kenya.
Other key qualities include a person who has invented a solution that has dramatically changed lives, a person of integrity or an individual who has stood against impunity and promoted good governance or anybody who has helped alleviate poverty or is an environment champion.