Michael Oyier
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Former KTN anchor Michael Oyier has passed away at Nairobi Hospital after battling an undisclosed illness.

His departure has left a profound void in the media landscape, drawing heartfelt condolences from prominent figures like Maina Kageni and Carol Radull across social media platforms.

Maina Kageni honored Oyier's memory, hailing him as a legend and one of the finest newscasters he had ever encountered.


He lauded Oyier's unwavering commitment, discipline, and inspirational demeanor, extending heartfelt condolences to his bereaved family and friends.

Echoing Kageni's sentiments, Carol Radull mourned Oyier's loss, reminiscing about his impactful career as a news presenter at KTN and Kiss100. She described the news of his passing as profoundly saddening.

Who was Micheal Oyier?


Michael was renowned for his fervent dedication to journalism, a passion he cultivated from a young age.

His career journey began with contributions to local newspapers and radio stations, where he honed his skills in investigative reporting and feature writing.

Oyier's steadfast commitment to truth and integrity earned him widespread respect and acclaim as a distinguished journalist in Kenya.

Throughout his illustrious career, Oyier delved into a myriad of topics, including politics, human rights, and social justice.

He conducted insightful interviews with notable figures, offered comprehensive analyses of current affairs, and illuminated critical yet overlooked stories.

Off-screen, Oyier was admired for his humility, compassion, and fervent dedication to nurturing budding journalists.

He strongly believed in the transformative power of education and actively championed initiatives aimed at enhancing media literacy and fostering freedom of expression.

In addition to his journalistic endeavors, Oyier was deeply involved in various community development projects aimed at uplifting marginalized groups and fostering social cohesion.

May his soul find eternal peace.