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List of Journalists Fired by Mediamax Includes Big Names

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A new round of layoff at Mediamax Networks Ltd kicks off today with the management meeting those who have been kicked off its payroll. The meetings are being held at Emory Hotel in Kileleshwa, Nairobi, and have been staggered to accommodate the various cadres of employees.

The redundancy notice was issued on 21st of May 2020 expired yesterday, paving way for the sacking of over 100 employees across various departments. Employees were notified through a text message last evening.

At the Emory Hotel meetings, management says it will be discussing what the redundancy means to those affected, including terminal dues and clearance with the company. Some names had emerged last night and this morning, the list is growing.

This is the second layoff by Mediamax is less than a year. The company says business has slowed down due to the Covid-19 pandemic effects and needs to retrench staff to stay afloat. Insiders, though believe it is using Coronavirus outbreak as a scapegoat for internal inefficiencies and mismanagement.

The list includes journalists from People Daily, K24 and the other platforms such as Kameme TV & various radio stations.


1. Tony Kwalanda

2. Mercy Milanoi

3. Sarah Adam

4. Ken Wariahe

5. Bobo

6. Ken Bosire (PD Ag ME)

7. Joel Omoto (PD sports)

8. Nduta (PD magazine)

9. Apopo Mujema

10. Jimmy (K24 business)

11. Fred Indimuli

12. Shiko Mwenda

13. Zacharry Ochuodho

14. James Magayi

15. Shukri Wachu

16. Job Mwaura

17. Rose Gakuo

18. Shon Osimbo

19. Karen Knaust

20. Victor Oloo

21. Apollo Kamau

22. Seth Onyango

23. Munene Nyamu

24. Karen Kibet

25. Douglas Omari

26. Dennis Matara

27. Murimi Mutiga

28. Persia Kinyua

29. Brenda Cheruiyot

30. Caleb Ratemo

31. Joy Kiruki

32. Younice

33. Nancy Onyancha

34. Charity Kiama

35. Alice Nyanjao

36. Patrick Wachira

37. Shadrack Mulei

38. Milcah Ayoslee

39. Sarah Kanyara

40. Dan Kazungu

41. Eric Njoka

42. Eric Ahoy Murithi

43. Chris Mburu

44. Steve mburu

45. Sarah Kanyara

46. Sarah Kamau

47. Kipkeoch Kimugo

48. Veronica mwangi

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