Gitura Mwaura is an author and development journalist previously involved in the areas of gender and conflict management, among others, as a researcher and human rights activist working with various local and international non-governmental organisations. He has previously worked with the Rwanda Peace Academy.
He co-authored the book, ''The Resilience of a Nation: A History of the Military in Rwanda. His recent book, The Painting: Four Sketches and a Peom, was published in 2013.
Gitura is currently a media consultant working in Nairobi and Kigali.