Veteran Radio journalist Mohammed Juma Njuguna dies

Until his death, Mohammed Juma Njuguna was working as a content producer at Radio Citizen. [Courtesy]
Veteran Radio journalist Mohammed Juma Njuguna is dead.

Juma died on Saturday morning at a Nairobi hospital after suffering a long-term illness.

Sources privy to the funeral arrangements say he will be buried at Kariokor Muslim Cemetery at 4pm today.

Until his death, Juma was working as a content producer at Radio Citizen, owned by Royal Media Services. 

Juma was also a soccer commentator with over 40 years experience in the broadcasting industry.

His sterling career which dates back to the early 70s saw him mature in broadcasting from a qualified radio presenter, TV producer, newscaster and a soccer commentator.

He started his career with the then Voice of Kenya (VOK), now Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, (KBC), in 1970 as a radio producer before becoming a news editor.

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While at KBC, Juma was trained in news reading for both radio and television.

His voice has been synonymous with soccer commentary over the years and the famous phrase “Kadenge na Mpira” has long been associated with him.

He received a Head of State commendation (HSC) in 2010, in recognition of his exemplary contribution to broadcasting and soccer commentary.

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