Waihiga Mwaura Citizen TV Exit For BBC News– Announces Quitting RMS #Newsnight Focus on Africa

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After 14 years of service at the Royal Media Services, Waihiga Mwaura has finally called it quits for greener pastures. News about Waihiga Mwaura Citizen TV Exit and joining BBC are still rife.

The renowned journalist whose interest ranges from governance to global politics, public policy, international relations and youth employment will no longer be appearing on Royal Media Services.

Waihiga Mwaura Citizen TV Exit to join BBC

Kenyan Journalist Wahiga Mwaura and wife Joyce - Career at Citizen TV & BBC
Photo: Kenyan Journalist Wahiga Mwaura and wife Joyce Omondi- Career at Citizen TV & BBC . SRC: @FontsMediaKe

The award-winning Waihiga Mwaura interviews and news bulletins amassed a legion of followers.

As a result, his journalism is breaking Kenyan boundaries.  His announcement on Twitter caught a legion of followers by surprise.

 “After 14 amazing years at Royal Media Services (Citizen TV), my time here has come to an end. My next stop is @BBCNews, @BBCAfrica specifically Focus on Africa. I’ll share more details soon, but in the meantime, see you on my last episode of #Newsnight at 9 pm.”

Journalist Waihiga Mwaura.

Veteran Mwaura is married to gospel singer Joyce Omondi. The couple walked down the aisle in 2015.

Fanatics will surely miss his candid articulation of critical issues and good command of language.

Reliable sources allege that Waihiga Mwaura is set to join BBC Africa, a worldwide broadcasting network.

“I am delighted to let you know that Waihiga Mwaura will be the new presenter of Focus on Africa TV. Waihiga is a respected, award-winning, and talented Kenyan journalist with engaging storytelling and presentation skills… Some of you may have encountered him in London before, as he was the 2018 winner of the BBC News Komla Award. He joins the programme at a crucial juncture, as we seek to reach younger audiences and tell more original and impactful stories,”

Alice Muthengi – BBC Official.

The much-coveted career of Waihiga started in 2007 as a sales agent. He eventually secured a better job at CFC Bank, Upper Hill Branch, Nairobi City.

Waihiga joined The Royal Media Service as a sports journalist in 2009. Excellent coverage of the Maasai Cricket attracted him exceeding fame in 2012.

In 2017, he landed the news anchoring role on Citizen TV and has since been working with excellence. His last News Night on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, came in too soon.

Waihiga Mwaura joins a list of journalists that ventured into different newsrooms among them Sam Ogina working in the office of Majority Leader of the National Assembly. 

Counterparts Francis Gachuri has a new role as the Communications Officer in the interior Ministry and Hussein Mohammed is the new state house spokesperson.

RMS has previously lost top-rated talents such as Makori Ongechi

Waihiga Mwaura Citizen TV Exit for BBC News will surely leave a huge gap at the Royal Media Services.

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