- Former KBC Presenter Sally Kwendo as passed away,yesterday,while receiving treatment at Kenyatta National Hospital.
- According to report,the former radio presenter was battling depression that had developed into a mental illness.
- Her death was made public by Western Musician Steve Kay.
Former KBC Presenter Sally Kwendo as passed away,yesterday,while receiving treatment at Kenyatta National Hospital.
Her untimely death was later made public by Luhya singer Steve Kay who couldn’t believe that Kwendo has rested.
”What a sad morning. Rest well Sally Kwendo hii dunia ni Rangi aki. Ni juzi tu nimekua kwako ukinieleza kuwa utakua sawa.” Steve Kay wrote.
Steve Kay is an award winning musician from Western part of Kenya doing Luhya pop music believed is a close friend to Sally.
According to reports, the former radio presenter was battling depression that had developed into a mental illness.
Kwendo had worked with West FM, a station located in Bungoma and later Kenya Broadcasting Cooperation (KBC) before exiting to focus on her private business.
She has now joined the long list of Kenyan journalists who have passed away this year.
Recent Deaths of Journalists in Kenya.
Radio Africa Group was thrown into mourning the sudden demise of their employee Aleem Amin Abdul Manji’.
Manji has worked at Radio Africa for 15 years hosting the Breakfast show on East FM.
“It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we announce the sudden demise of our breakfast presenter Aleem Manji. We will miss you Aleem. Over 15 years of laughter, warmth, and immense joy,” the station said in a statement.
Manji was described as a calm and lively person who has been on the radio for over 15 years.
”Heaven earned itself an Angel. You have been nothing but an amazing friend, brother, and teammate at East FM. May your soul rest in eternal peace. Let us keep his family, friends, and fellow colleagues in our thoughts and prayers.”The statement reads.
Media Max Limited family also mourned the sudden death of K24 political reporter and producer Jeff Dennis Khaemba.
Through Twitter, K24 TV broke the saddening news to the public.
Jeff Khaemba died while receiving treatment at the Kenyatta National Hospital due to a spike on his sugar level.
His condition deteriorated after he was discharged on Sunday from the hospital which led to his sudden death.
Khaemba has been working as a political reporter and producer for K24 for one year and eight months.