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Jicho Pevu’s Mohammed Ali Biography, Age, Education, Career, Marriage, Kids, Salary, Net Worth and More

Mohammed Ali is a Kenyan MP politician and a former journalist. He is commonly known for his show ‘Jicho Pevu’ which aired on KTN. Ali uncovered matters on corruption, terrorism and drugs in the country and amongst leaders. He has received a lot of awards in journalism and  greatly recognized for his work in media.

Mohammed Ali Age

He was born on 4th August 1979 in Isiolo County.


Mohammed Ali is of the Borana Tribe which is found in parts of Isiolo County.


He started his primary education and ended it at Thika Muslim Primary School. The MP then went to Moi University where he studied and graduated with bachelor’s degree in Communication and Public relations. Later on, he attended News Link Institute of Journalism and acquired a diploma in journalism.


Mohammed Ali started his career after graduating at Pwani FM as an intern where he went for nine months without pay. This was difficult for him hence he quit and joined the Kenya Broadcasting Channel (KBC). He then worked at Radio Salaam as a producer before finally settling for KTN in 2007. At KTN, he launched an investigative show called ‘Jicho Pevu’ where he uncovered several corruption scams and drugs.

During this time, his fame became apparent as he continued the show and received a lot of threats from powerful people. The public, however, was happy with his great work. In 2016, he declared his interest in politics and intention to run for Nyali MP using the ODM ticket. He lost during the nominations and blamed governor Joho for it therefore leading to feuds before he finally settled for independent candidate. Mohammed Ali won the election in 2017 and has been a serving member of Nyali Constituency.

Mohammed Ali Marriage

Ali is happily married to Rukiya Noordin and they are proud parents to two children.


Head of state civilian award,2009-President Mwai Kibaki

UN peace ambassador award

Investigative journalist of the year,2008

Journalist of the year, 2008

Habari awards, 2009- Kenya human rights journalist of the year

Brave reporter of the year, 2011-Wagalla Massacre

Kenya change generation Campaign award on youth agenda,2009

Press freedom day award,2012

Muhuri award, 2009-Pwani Human rights award

Character Count award (UN)-for brave reporting

News Investigator of the year,2010

Most outstanding media personality,2011

Coast journalist of the year,2011

Overall journalist of the year, 2012-Kenya Media Council

KARA awards,2012-AnnuaL media excellence

Media council of Kenya,2015-overall journalist of the year and good governance


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