Prominent Kenyan personalities who died from cancer

• Most of these people were politicians.

• Some died while still in office.

Prominent Kenyan personalities who died of cancer

The latest death of Bishop Allan Kiuna showed the high rates of people who are dying from cancer.

Sadly the disease affects people from all social classes.

Here are prominent people in Kenya who have died from cancer in the past years.

Prof Wangari Maathai- Ovarian Cancer - 2011

Njenga Karume (Former minister and MP for Kiambaa)- Prostrate Cancer - 2011

Nderitu Gachagua (Former Nyeri Governor ) -Pancreatic cancer (2017)

Janet Kanini  (TV presenter) - lung cancer in March 2017

Francis Nyenze (Former Kitui West MP)   - colon cancer - 2017

Grace Kipchoim ( Former Baringo South MP ) - Acute Colon Cancer. - 2018

Ben Oluoch (Former Migori Senator) Throat cancer- 2018

Ken Okoth (Kibera MP) - Colorectal Cancer 2019

Jonathan Toroitich Moi - Pancreatic cancer- 2019

Bob Collymore ( Safaricom CEO )- Acute Myeloma leukemia- 2019

Joyce Laboso (Bomet Governor) - 2019

Jane Kiano( Former Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization chairperson) - lung cancer - 2020

Catherine Kasavuli -Cervical Cancer - 2022

Bishop Allan Kiuna (JCC Founder) - 2024

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