In 2018, Kenyans witnessed a number of weddings as their favorite Celebrities ditched the Bachelors Club to settle down with their loved ones.
Coincidentally, most of those who walked down the aisle in 2018 are from the media industry followed closely by musicians.
Tanzanian Legendary Singer Alikiba married his longtime Kenyan girlfriend Amina Khalef Rikesh on April 19, 2018 at the Diamond Jubilee Hall in Kongowea Mombasa County.
On April 29th, Ali kiba and his younger brother Abdukiba held a lavish wedding reception in Dar es Salaam Tanzania.
The invite only wedding reception saw family members, friends and stakeholders in the music industry turn up to witness the much anticipated wedding that had been hyped over time.
Abdukiba, who happens to be Alikiba’s younger brother, married his longtime girlfriend Wahida 2 days after his elder brother’s wedding in Mombasa.
Abdu Kiba’s wedding took place on in Dar es Salaam Tanzania at the Kichangani Magomeni Mosque
Alikiba’s sister Zabibu Kiba walked down the aisle in a private Muslim wedding in July 2018.
Zabibu Kiba got married to her longtime boyfriend Abdi Banda, who happens to be an international football player.
Banda Plays for South African based soccer team Baroka FC as a defender.
On November 16th, KTN news anchor Ben Kitili wedded his gorgeous fiancée Amina Mude in a beautiful and close-knit wedding.
The two tied the knot at the AG's office before hosting their family, friends and colleagues for a fancy wedding dinner at the Panari Hotel.
Ahmed Juma Bhalo
On November 23rd, K24 news anchor Ahmed Juma Bhalo said “I Do” to his longtime girlfriend in a wedding that was kept away from the public limelight.
In an Islamic wedding that was attended by close friends, relatives and colleagues, the journalist could not hide his joy, admitting that it has been a long term dream to get married.
"Mwanaume yeyote hii ni miongoni mwa ndoto ambazo ako nazo. Nina furaha sana. Kama ulivyoona hapo awali nilikuwa nazungumza lakini machozi yanataka kutoka na machozi yanatoka sio eti kwa sababu nasikitika, ni tears of joy," said Bhalo.
Sauti Sol’s Polycarp Otieno wedded his longtime fiancée lady Mandy at a private wedding at Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club.
The wedding was a very covert affair and and a source disclosed to Pulselive.co.ke, a guest informed us that there was a no photo policy and that could explain the lack of wedding photos.
In October Citizen TV’s Sam Ogina wed the love of his life at a beautiful ceremony held at the All-Saints Cathedral.
The publicity-shy journalist wed one Njeri Karanja in a simple wedding surrounded by close family, friends and Citizen TV journalists Patrick Igunza was among those present to witness the event.
Former NTV Coast region reporter and BBC reporter Peter Mwangangi walked down the aisle his longtime girlfriend Carol in an exquisite wedding, in Machakos.
Photos of their wedding were shared by one of his colleagues at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Roncliffe Odit.
KTN’s Nicholas Wambua and Phillip Keitany
KTN journalists Swahili Anchor Nicholas Wambua and Senior Business reporter Philip Keitany walked down the aisle with their long time girlfriends, in two separate lavish wedding ceremonies in August.
Wambua got married to his girlfriend Esther Mueni in a colourful wedding that was attended by friends and family members in Machakos.
Philip Keitany on the other hand married his girlfriend Lydia Ndoigo in Kabarak, Nakuru County, in a wedding that was attended by his friends, family members and some of his colleagues in the media.
In February Nairobi Diaries reality TV actress Risper Faith walked down the aisle with her flamboyant boyfriend and Nairobi Diaries cast Brian Muiruri in an exquisite wedding.
The two love birds said their commitment vows in a posh hotel located in Nairobi’s Upper hill.