One Robert Ouma greatly made headlines few weeks ago after he turned into a tout following his retrenchment from Switch TV. Apparently, the Television network had laid off tens of its workers following its transformation from mainstream to online broadcast; a fate that also caught up with the 24 year old journalist.
A former Switch TV news anchor has resorted to earning a living as a tout after the station shut down on December 31, 2021, and sent most of its employees home. Robert Ouma, who was a Swahili news anchor at the Red Cross-owned station, shared photos of his new workplace on Thursday, January 20 to the surprise of his followers.
Robert Ouma Former Switch TV news anchor,lost his job in December 2021. However, Robert Ouma did not just sit down and wait for a job from heaven. To him money is all sweet it doesnt matter whether he works in a office or not. He therefore sought a another job and now works as a matatu tout.
Popular Kenyan media Switch TV recently executed major changes of shifting their platform to a digital broadcast. Apparently, the station will nolonger be on mainstream media; an eventuality that saw many of its staff lose their jobs. Among them is one Robert Ouma, a Swahili news anchor who has been working at the station all along.
Early last month, one Robert Ouma who is a professional journalist greatly made headlines after it emerged that he resorted to a 'makanga' job days after getting laid off by his employer. Ouma who used to work at Switch Tv as a Swahili journalist was apparently retrenched alongside many other personalities after the media company switched their broadcasting from mainstream to digital platform.
After days of making headlines following his decision to resort into touting, former Switch TV journalist Robert Ouma seem to be having some of the best moments in his career. Ouma who was retrenched by his former employer following a mandatory company policy found a new norm which is equally a life time opportunity as he revealed on his Instagram page.
Ex Switch TV news anchor Robert Ouma now working as a tout along Rongai Road after station shut down. Robert landed a job as a matatu conductor along Ngong road on Rongai matatus. He maintained that he will go on with his job until God opens another job for him.
Famous Switch Tv News Anchor and also presenter, Robert Ouma, has been forced to start his new work as a matatu 'Manamba ', after switch tv laid of all its employees and closed down the entire station, leaving many jobless. Robert has said that he isn't choosy about the work he is doing, what he needs is money, and if Matatu work pays him well then he is going to be doing it for the purpose of paying his bills.
A touching story has graced the internet this evening after a famous TV journalist took to social media updating his fans of his day to day activities. According to Kenyans.co.ke, Robert Ouma a Swahili news anchor at the famous switch TV is now working as tout to meet ends meet.
Former anchor Robert ouma who lost his job in December in 2021 has disclosed that he is working as a matatu tout to get some more income. He is one of the anchors who was left out when switch TV announced that it will cease broadcasting content on TV sending employees home.
Employment issues has been rampant in the country. Youths and learned individual has seen it tough to work on what they studied. Some graduate but end up venturing in what they did not study. However some are lucky enough to have their jobs at hand. Robert Ouma former switch Tv anchor walked home on 31 December 2021 after the Tv station was closed.
Famous Switch TV presenter Robert Ouma turned to become a matatu tout after he losed his job on December 31 last year. Ouma was working as a Swahili anchor for Switch TV when the unexpected happened and was forced to look for other means of earning a living. Switch TV ceased on air operation to focus on digital broadcast to due changes in the market trend something that saw a number of journalist losing their jobs.
A former Switch TV Swahili news anchor has been forced into a new job as matatu all to make ends meet, following mass layoffs at the Red Cross-owned station in December 2021. Ex-presenter Robert Ouma took to social media on Thursday to chronicle his experience as a matatu tout so far, much to the surprise of his fans.