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Meet 5 Kenyan Journalists Who Left Newsrooms to Work for Uhuru (Photos)

As any journalist can tell, the media sector is one of the most fast-paced, always moving in response to changing circumstances.

Kenyan journalists have moved between media firms throughout the years, with some winning lucrative government contracts.

Below are 5 Kenyan journalists who left media houses to serve President Uhuru Kenyatta in statehouse.

Kanze Dena

The former Citizen TV News anchor who began her career as a reporter at Kenya's National Broadcaster, KBC, was a renowned figure in the screens for over a decade.

However, in 2018, the renowned journalist moved to the State House, where she now serves as the Statehouse spokesman and the head of the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU).

Laban Cliff Onserio

The former NTV anchor and current Chief of Staff of Standard Media Group, left his TV job in 2018 to join the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU).

He was the PDU's Deputy Director of Communications, in charge of distributing information about the Big 4 Agenda.

Ruth Mutegi

In 2018, when the Head of State was forming the PDU, he chose a large number of journalists from various newsrooms, including Ruth Mutegi from KBC.

Mutegi joined Onserio as one of the new employees for the team tasked with overseeing President Uhuru Kenyatta's projects.

Nixon Nganga

Nixon Nganga, a former Managing Editor of Royal Media Services, has had a distinguished career in communications, including a term at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

He was the third journalist appointed to the PDU by President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2018.

Mumbi Warui

Anne Mumbi Warui resigned from Royal media services in September 2018 to join the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU).


Wambui was one of Citizen TV's most promising talents, with a keen eye for detail and a long list of exclusive stories to her credit.

Content created and supplied by: Ezra-Nyakundi (via Opera News )

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