Citizen TV's Mashirima Kapombe Bag Coveted Media Award

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By  | Oct 16, 2020, 03:48 PM  | Top of The

Once a winner, always a winner, this has been brought to life countless times by Citizen TV’s Swahili news anchor Mashirima Kapombe.

From her stint at KTN, all the way to Citizen TV, her growth has been experienced in a very short span of time.

The news anchor has achieved yet another feat and wants the whole world to know about it.
Kapombe was over the moon after winning the award. Image: Lolwe TV has learnt the news anchor is the latest recipient of an international award for her piece on safety during COVID-19.

Mashirima took to Instagram on Thursday, October 15, to share the good news with her fans and followers.

The mother of one disclosed she had bagged the Merck Foundation "Stay at Home" Media Recognition award for 2020.

Mashirima expressed her joy while announcing she had won the first prize for East African countries in the Multimedia category. understands she won the award thanks to a story she carried about the stresses that came with Coronavirus restrictions, and which led to an influx in gender-based violence.
She won the award together with her colleague Dorcas Wachira, she disclosed.

“So happy, so honored to share this with Dorcas Wangira The stress of COVID-19 restrictions that led to an increase in gender based violence was the story I submitted. We won 1st prize, Multimedia category. I am overwhelmed 😃😃😃 link to story on bio,” she wrote.

Her win inspired and impressed her fans who duly congratulated her.