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List of Top Radio Jambo Presenters Right Now

Kenya, classified as a middle-income economy, often restricts many of its citizens from indulging in certain luxuries due to financial constraints.

 In a country where football has a massive following, live streaming and pay TV services are quite exorbitant.

However, Radio Jambo fills this void by broadcasting live football matches, delivered by charismatic presenters, on match days.

Not only that, but the station also captivates its listeners with a wide range of shows, including Patanisho, Maskani, and Goteana, providing daily entertainment.

The station’s immense popularity can be attributed to the hard work and talent of its illustrious presenters, who have become household names throughout Kenya.

Here are the top Radio Jambo presenters right now

Gidi Gidi and Ghost Mulee

Kenyan football fans, who have followed the national team definitely know Jacob “Ghost” Mulee, former Harambee Stars head coach.

Before taking charge of the national team, Mulee coached KPL’s Tusker FC winning the league on three occasions.

His national team career was not as successful and his last stint at the helm ended with him being sacked.

The gaffer curved out a niche for himself in the media industry after hanging his boots.

The other presenter is Joseph Oyoo alias Gidi Gidi who was a former musician entertaining Kenyans with hits including the famous “unbwogable” anthem.

Introductions aside now to their show Goidi na Ghost Asubuhi, the undisputed most listened-to show in the country.

The Patanisho segment which aims to rekindle broken relationships has pushed the station to massive fame even breaking the internet when it trends on social media.

The two personalities are also very good comedians who keeps Kenyans’ ribs cracking the whole morning.

Related: Gidi and Ghost Salary Revealed

Mbusi and Lion deh

Mbusi na Lion Teketeke is a popular show on radio jambo among Kenyan youths because it is broadcasted in “sheng,” a local dialect.

The show mainly deals with issues affecting the youth, especially in Kenyan slums where one of the presenters Daniel Githinji Mwangi alias Mbusi hails from.

Mbusi started his radio career at Ghetto Radio where he got a massive fan base before moving on to Radio Jambo.

 The presenter is a perfect example of a “rags to riches” story and an inspiration to many youths who are still struggling in the streets.

Cyrus Afune alias Lion Deh cohosts the show with Mbusi.

Lion is popular for his unique style and understanding of the Ghetto lifestyle.

The show has gained popularity in Kenya due to its educative and informative content.

Related: Lion’s Salary at Radio Jambo

Bramwel Mwololo

Mazungumzo Waziwazi is a Radio Jambo show that tackles politics, soccer, and relationships.

The famous Sir Bram Mwololo, a very talented presenter, hosts the show.

The late-night show keeps listeners awake as it involves phone communications between fans and the presenter.

Bramwel is a man of many talents and before joining radio, he was a striker for both AFC Leopards and Gor Mahia.

The former athlete also played for the Kenyan rugby team.

During the night show, Mwololo also invites popular politicians for interviews who engage fans in heated discussions.

The show is popular especially among adults because of its mature content.

Massawe Japanni

Massawe hosts the Bustani la MJ show on Radio Jambo.

The talented media personality is known for her mastery of the Swahili language and her beautiful voice.

The show is popular especially among women as it offers relationship advice and suggestions.

The beautiful presenter is married to media tycoon, Tom Japanni, with whom they have three daughters.

Diblo Kaberia

Radio Jambo gained its fame in Kenya because of the prowess of its presenters in announcing sports.

 Diblo has been keeping fans glued to their radios listening to his superb game analysis talent.

It is said that the presenter makes one feel like they are watching a live game when he gets on the microphone.

Kaberia has expansive knowledge of the English Premier League and the Kenya Premier League.

The passion with which he announces the games has won him many fans both locally and internationally.

Before getting to radio, he was a football player for various Kenyan teams and a high school football coach for ten years.

Peter Kirumba

The football bishop, as Peter is known, is a football commentator for Radio Jambo.

He conducts his business with a lot of passion and professionalism which just make fans fall in love with him.

Like many other football presenters, Kirumba used to play football and presented Gor Mahia and the Kenya national team where he played as a defender.

Yusuf Kaona

Yusuf is a humble and soft-spoken Radio Jambo presenter who hosts the World of Sports and Rhumba shows.

The great Arsenal fan spends most of his free time watching football and claims that if the presenter gig would not come through, he would be a lawyer.

Radio Jambo Salaries

Top presenters do not come cheap and Radio Jambo has a number of them.

When it comes to remuneration, the station spends a huge portion of its earnings to keep Kenyans entertained.

Their top crop earns anything between Ksh 500,000 to a million every month in salaries.

The likes of Jacob Mulee and his cohost, Gidi Gidi, for instance, take home in upwards of Ksh 700,000 a month, a figure that most civil servants only dream of.

The ghetto star, Mbusi, is not far behind, his latest known salary being in the region of Ksh 600k a month.

Bramwel Mwololo on the other hand earns 350K a month.

 In radio one earns in accordance to what they generate and hence the less popular presenters earn over Ksh 50K but under 200K a month.

These figures in reality show how lucrative the radio business is since most government jobs don’t offer such salaries.

This is a clear indication that talent pays and unemployed youths all around the country should persue their talent towards a much successful future.

When Mbusi joined Radio Jambo, he claims his salary was Ksh 5000, meaning he must have done something special to warrant such an astronomical salary raise.

Radio Jambo is definitely here to stay and looking at its presenters, you can tell that the future is bright. Being a Kiswahili radio station, it reaches to a vast majority of the Kenyan population and their shows are not only relevant but also educative. It is such treasures that make people be proud to be Kenyans.

Kenyalogue Contributor


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