Mashirima Kapombe is a popular journalist and news anchor from Kenya.
Kapombe was born pn 1st May 1989 in Voi town, Taita Taveta. Her family then moved to Nyeri because of the nature of work her father did and she was raised there.
Her father was a dentist from the Giriama tribe while her mother was a Taita. Their names are however not known to the public.
Kapombe pursued her primary school education at Consolata Primary school in Nyeri before proceeding to Bishop Gatimu Ngandu. She then joined Daystar University to study Communication and Electronic Media Degree in 2008 and graduated in 2012.
In 2014, Mashirima and comedian Kazungu Matano commonly known as Otoyo were rumored to have been dating. The product of the relationship is a son that she says is Otoyo’s son. However, Kapombe is single at the moment and details about her love life are not known to the public.
Mashirima Kapombe started out as a station manager and news presenter at the Shine FM; a Daystar University radio, as from May 2010. She then worked as an intern at KBC for seven weeks before moving to QFM as an intern and contracted news reader for six months. During her off days, she did some stories for NTV. In 2011, she was officially taken in by NTV as a news anchor and reporter.
Mashirima joined KTN on February 4th 2013. Finally, she moved to Citizen in 2018 up to date where she hosts Nipashe Wikendi and Sema Na Citizen. Mashirima can anchor in both English and Kiswahili but she mostly does Kiswahili news.
Mashirima earns approximately 1 Million Kenyan Shillings. This is according to a famous local blog but Mashirima has not come out to deny nor verify the claims.
Mashirima Kapombe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mashirima_kapombe/?hl=en