Veteran radio journalist Waweru Mburu is dead.
Sources say Mburu passed on at MP Shah Hospital while undergoing treatment on Wednesday.
Mburu, who was behind the Yaliyotendeka show on Citizen Radio, is said to have been battling gastric cancer.
It is said he had been flown to India for treatment but returned and was booked at MP Shah Hospital
Mburu had recently declared his bid to vie for Maragua Constituency MP seat.
The radio personality’s programme dealt with socio- and geo-political issues, and was popular across audiences.
The 15-minute show ran on weekdays at 8pm, with repeats the following morning at 6.45am.
Until his death, Mburu had served Royal Media for many years and was among pioneers in radio commentary.