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Radio Citizen Mourns Loss of Robin Njogu to Covid-19

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Radio Citizen Managing Editor Robin Njogu is dead. The celebrated journalist passed away at the Aga Khan Hospital, succumbing to Covid-19.

The scribe passed a few days after his mother also died. He was well respected and loved in media circles, known for his ability to break the biggest news first.

Condolences streamed in from colleagues as well as radio listeners, leaders and others in the media fraternity.

“Kitale has lost one of its famous sons. Rest in peace Robin Njogu,” wrote Sports Journalist Kevin Teya.

ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru highlighted Njogu’s immense talent as a journalist as he condoled with his family and employer.

Radio Citizen Managing Editor Robin Njogu (right) during a birthday party in 2017. He was always the first to biggest stories.
Radio Citizen Managing Editor Robin Njogu (right) during a birthday party in 2017. He was often the first to break the biggest stories.

“Robin was a consummate journalist and contributed heavily to the development of radio news in the country. Sad loss for his young family, RMS and the media fraternity in the country. May God comfort his family,” he noted.

Describing him as a personal friend, Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua also reflected on his relationship with the departed journalist.

“The other day when I visited him at the hospital he was cheerful and getting better…what a sad night,” he wrote.

Njogu had experience spanning over a decade in the media industry.

He was the holder of a degree in Development Communication from the University of Nairobi. Njogu also held a Diploma in Mass Communication from the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication.

Business Today conveys our deepest condolences to Njogu’s family and friends. He was one of Kenya’s finest journalists, and impacted lives across the country.




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MARTIN SIELEhttps://loud.co.ke/
Martin K.N Siele is the Content Lead at Business Today. He is also a Quartz contributor and a 2021 Baraza Media Lab-Fringe Graph Data Storytelling Fellow. Passionate about digital media, sports and entertainment, Siele also founded Loud.co.ke
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