Joyce Omondi and Waihiga Mwaura

On Tuesday night, singer and TV host Joyce Omondi treated her hubby Waihiga Mwaura to a pleasant surprise at a time he was exiting Citizen TV after 14 years.

Joyce joined her fellow colleagues at Citizen TV to bid goodbye to Waihiga who has landed a new job at BBC.

During the emotional farewell, the Rauka host confessed how she deeply admires and loves her hubby.


She mentioned that that this was the first time she was surprising Mwaura live on air as he doesn’t like surprises.

“I’m glad I finally get to surprise Waihiga on Air. He doesn’t like surprises…I admire you, as a leader, a person, and a human being. You are incredibly talented, and so hard working and I see the hours that you put in and I just honor you for it. I thank God for opening this door for you and I know that your light is gonna shine brighter and brighter.

“Listening to your team and the entire wonderful thing they had to say about whom you are and I wanna be like you when I grow up.


“I Love you, I celebrate you and I will always be just behind you, cheering you on s your number one fan,” JoyceOmondi told her hubby.

In response, an excited Waihiga also showered his wife with sweet nothings.

“My love that is the most beautiful thing any has said to me today. I have received a lot of wonderful warm messages but your top them all, above and beyond. Thank you so much. (Zile zingine nitakwambia baadaye).

“And to the team here, the last 14 years have been an amazing season for me. I have met amazing people, we have done great work and love what I do…and pray for me where I’m going,” Waihiga said.

On May 2, 2023, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) officially welcomed Waihiga Mwaura to their team.

 “Exciting news 🎉

“We're delighted to announce that the talented

@WaihigaMwaura will be presenting Focus on Africa TV from Nairobi. He's a respected journalist and a former winner of the prestigious BBC News Komla Dumor Award. We're thrilled he's joining our team,” the statement says.

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