Badi Muhsin Biography – Badi Muhsin Wiki
Badi Muhsin was a Kenyan news anchor. He was best known for the Kiswahili news show dubbed “Dira ya Dunia” on Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC). He worked for the national broadcaster from 1980 until his retirement in 2002. In 2020, he made a comeback from retirement to anchor Saturday’s Kiswahili News at 7pm dubbed “Dira Ya Magwiji” on KBC.
In 2011, he was awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) award for his long service in media. He was also recognised as one of the best Swahili news anchors by the author of ‘Kiswahili Mufti’ series Wallah Bin Wallah in 2010. He was the first runner-up for the best Swahili translator award at KBC in 1993.
Badi Muhsin Age
Badi Muhsin was born to a Muslim family in Kitui County. He died on October 8, 2021, in Mombasa. He was 67 years old.
Badi Muhsin Wife
Badi Muhsin was married. Information about his wife was not immediately available.
Badi Muhsin Children
Veteran KBC Swahili news broadcaster Badi Muhsin had 2 children.
Badi Muhsin Family
Badi Muhsin was born to a Muslim family in Kitui. He was the eldest of seven siblings. His parents were originally from Mombasa. In addition to his brother Hafidh Muhsin, he is survived by his wife and two children. A complete list of survivors was not immediately available.
Badi Muhsin Death
Veteran journalist Badi Muhsin passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at the age of 67 after a short illness. He died in Mombasa County where he was on official duty. He had travelled to Mombasa to interview Alice Tabu for Dira ya Magwiji the Swahili news segment he hosts on weekends. The veteran anchor had his lunch and complained of illness. He took a nap but never woke up, according to his brother Hafidh Muhsin.
Badi Muhsin Cause of Death
Badi Muhsin’s cause of death was not revealed. In 2020, the veteran broadcaster underwent surgery to remove stones in his kidney, a source reported.