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Larry Madowo, Eddie Butita, and Ciru Muriuki's special tribute to Jahmby Koikai

Larry Madowo, Eddie Butita, and Ciru Muriuki were Jahmby Koikai former colleagues at The Trend

Larry Madowo, Ciru Muriuki, Jeff Mote and Eddie Butita to feature on the Trend for special reunion show in honour of Jahmby Koikai

Larry Madowo returns to The Trend for special reunion show in honour on Jahmby Koikai

Renowned journalist and former host of NTV's "The Trend," Larry Madowo, is set to make areturn to the show for a special tribute episode honouring the late Jahmby Koikai.

Madowo, who now serves as an international correspondent for CNN, will be joining his former colleagues Ciru Muriuki, Jeff Mote, and Eddie Butita to celebrate the life and legacy of the beloved reggae MC and media personality.

Jahmby Koikai, who passed away on June 3, 2024, after a prolonged battle with endometriosis, was a pivotal member of "The Trend" commentary panel.

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Her vibrant personality and passionate contributions left an indelible mark on her colleagues and the audience.

In recognition of her contributions, NTV organized this special episode to bring together those who shared the screen with her.

Following her death, Madowo shared details of their last interaction with the departed MC.

Larry Madowo expressed his deep admiration for Jahmby, reminiscing about the time they shared.

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"Njambi, Fyah Mummah, Empress, Jaber! If I knew this was the last time I would see you, I would have hugged you a little longer, told you again how much I loved you. Nobody lived as fully as you did, loved as deeply or fought as hard. Rest well, my friend. Koma thaayū," he posted.

Jahmby Koikai was a renowned figure in the entertainment industry, known for her reggae emceeing and founding Street Empire Entertainment.

She had a long career in media, hosting reggae shows and working with popular DJs. Jahmby was also the first manager of the group Sauti Sol, playing a significant role in their early career.

She was diagnosed with endometriosis at 13 and underwent multiple surgeries, using her journey to raise awareness and advocate for women's health.

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Jahmby also pursued a political career, running for the Dagoretti South Parliamentary seat in 2022, focusing on youth employment, healthcare, and vulnerable populations.

Her legacy continues to inspire others through her advocacy for improved healthcare resources and women's health issues

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