Veteran KBC TV Journalist Badi Muhsin is dead

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The Veteran Swahili news anchor made a comeback to the screens in June this year as he went back to KBC


Veteran Swahili news anchor Badi Muhsin is dead, his family has confirmed.

Muhsin is famed for reading news during Moi’s era, between 1980 and 2002 on Kenya Broadcasting Corporation’s Dira ya Dunia.

He is among legendary and most celebrated journalists who early this year made their way back to the KBC.

This was after taking early retirement back in 2012.

Among the awards the KBC journalist won is the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) award in 2011.

The award by former President Mwai Kibabi was for his exemplary long service in then Kenyan media.

Popular Swahili author Wallah Bin Wallah also recognised the former KBC journalist as one of the best Swahili news anchors by in 2010.

Muhsin also emerged first runner-up for best Swahili translator award at KBC in 1993.

He died in Mombasa where he had gone on official work duties.

He died aged 67 years.

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