Veteran KBC Journalist Catherine Kasavuli is dead.
Kenya Broadcastin Corporation Managing Director Samuel Maina has confirmed the reports, revealing that the Celebrated Journalist died at the night of December 29 2022 following a long battle with cervical cancer.
“It is true. She passedbon yesterday night. It is rekated to the cancer ailment that she’s been bravely fighting in the recent past,” he said.
In November 2022, her friendsand colleagues from the media mobilised people to contribute in the donation of blood for urgent blood transfusion while she was admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital.
Kasavuli was born in 1962 Nd has died at the age of 60 years.
The first Lady of the Republic of Kenya, Rachel Ruto is among the Prominent people who have sent their condolences to the family of Kasavuli.
“Catherine Kasavuli was a woman of great distinction and accomplishment. Throughout her career, she consistently demonstrated a strong work ethic, poise, and professionalism. Even if you did not enjoy the news, you enjoyed watching how gracefully she delivered it. Her diction and pronunciation were worth noting as lessons. Her contributions to the field of media and journalism have been invaluable, and she will always be remembered as a trailblazer and role model for generations to come”,
“William and I are deeply saddened by her demise. We extend our deepest condolences to her family at this very difficult time.
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.”, Rachael wrote on her Facebook page.
Catherine has been in KNH’s Private wing from October 26, 2022.
Kasavuli was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award i May 2022 during the annual Journalism Excellence Award (AJEA).