|Real Name||Jane Ngoiri|
|Place of Birth||N/A|
|Year of Birth||1980s|
Jane Ngoiri is one of the most famous Swahili news anchors in Kenya with the Nation Media Group. Her unique voice, coupled with her ability to connect with witnesses, has endeared her to many. While most female news anchorpeople dress provocatively, Jane has a modest but classy fashion purpose. She was one of the first woman news anchors in Kenya to deliver news with a bow and a tie.
The journalist can also be defined as fun and engaging, especially as evidenced in a video she communicated on social media. Together with a colleague, they shared a laughable video of them playing the role of rowdy matatu touts. She even turns on the door of the NTV Land cruiser the exact way touts do in a matatu.
Jane is in her 30s. She was born of a Taita mother & a Kikuyu father. The journalist was born and brought up in Nairobi. The lowest moment in her whole life was when she lost her father to cancer at 78.
Jane attended Kongoni Primary school before entering Pangani High School, a top-performing school in Kenya.
From Pangani, she moved to Daystar University, where she studied Journalism.
Being a famous character makes one vulnerable to leaks about their private life but not this news anchorperson. For a long time, individuals wondered who she was dating until one day when she revealed her husband’s face.
The bubbly news anchorperson is married to Abdillahi Hussein. He is a Muslim, but Ngoiri has stayed a steadfast Christian. The two have been married since 2015 & fans got a chance to see his picture when she posted it on Instagram with the subsequent message:
“ Happy Father’s Day to the world’s greatest father. I appreciate and celebrate you every day. Thank you for the awake nights and for being there for our son Amir, particularly when I am working late. God bless you, Abdillahi Hussein, #WorldsGreatestDad.”
In discussion with True Love magazine, she admitted that marrying a person from a separate religion is not easy. There is always much pressure to change the dressing regulation and her name.
The two are endowed with a wonderful son, Amir. In mid-2018, she posted that her son was addicted to technology. Thus, she had to take measures to stop it & also asked other mums to share their incidents.
Jane Ngoiri began by presenting English News at K24. One day a colleague, who was a Swahili reporter, fell unwell, and she stepped in. She gave the news so well and was allocated the Swahili news slot. Nation Media Group bore note of her skills and delivered a job as an NTV Swahili presenter.
The lively character was paired with Nimrod Taabu, and the two had such a fantastic rapport. It was a sad day for Jane when Nimrod left to join Royal Media Services. Presently, Jane works at NTV, delivering the 7 PM Swahili news articulately and engagingly.
The NTV journalist is also understood for her great investigative pieces like the ‘Sisters of Death’ & Nairobi bum enhancers. Sisters of demise exposed HIV-positive women using ARVs provided to them by the government to cause alcohol. The women combined the ARVs with chemicals from the morgue then made alcohol for sale.