Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – 40 year old journalist, Njeri Nyambura, who was working with German media house Deutsche Welle (DW) succumbed to cancer while undergoing treatment at Bonn Hospital in German on Saturday.
Zipporah Njeri Nyambura, who is a mother of one, had lived in Germany with her family for over a decade after joining DW in 2009 as an intern.
According to DW, Nyambura fought an eight-year battle with cancer.
“DW’s Africa Service is extremely sad to announce the passing of radio host and editor Zipporah Nyambura.
“Her sudden death leaves a huge void in the entire DW family. Zipporah died of cancer on Saturday, May 9, aged 40.
“Our deepest condolences to her husband, her 10-year-old son, and her family in Kenya.
“May her beautiful soul rest in eternal peace,” DW said in a statement.
The media house held a livestream memorial service of their colleague on social media on Monday evening, with many eulogizing her as a kind person with a kind soul.
Zipporah joined DW from Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), where she worked as a sports reporter.
The Kenyan DAILY POST.