• The legendary KBC news anchor died in Mombasa where he was on assignment.

Badi Muhsin when he visited Darwesh graveyard
Badi Muhsin when he visited Darwesh graveyard
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Veteran journalist Badi Muhsin's death has shocked the nation.

His fans flooded social media with condolences messages to his family and friends.

Sources said Muhsin had complained of a stomach ache, then went to bed but never woke up again.

The legendary KBC news anchor died in Mombasa where he was on assignment.

Media personality Lofty Matambo revealed via his Instagram that Badi had visited late Swahili TV news anchor Ahmed Darwesh's graveyard the previous day before he died.

"Jana alikuwa maziyarani Kwale kumkumbuka Marehemu Darwesh.Leo ametuacha.

Jamii ya wanahabari twalia.Lala Pema mzee wa busara Badi Mukhsini."

(Yesterday you were strolling around to remember the late Darwesh and today you left us. The journalism community is mourning. Sleep in eternal peace wise old man, Badi Muhsin.)

Kanze Dena eulogized him as her destiny helper.

"You checked on me every so often...last call was after the launch. 'Kanze Dena bado wewe team ikamilike..!' Hatukupata mda wa kukamilisha team Badi .. pengo lako wala halitajazika.. KANZE DENA asingelikuwa KANZE DENA kama sio wewe Badi...uliniamini..ulinisukuma..ulinikosoa..ulinisifu.. hadi kifo chako.Simanya nihendedze.. lakini NASHUKURU SAANA SAAANAYour were truly MY DESTINY HELPER..Ndivyo alivyopenda Maulana hadi tutakutana tena..."

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