Radio Africa Group Digital Editor Oliver Mathenge has announced his exit from the Westlands based Media house after 9 years. The media house hosts 5 radio stations, The Star newspaper and entertainment blog -Mpasho.
Oliver, who is also a Twitter influencer tweeted about his exit saying that he has gotten several questions about his exit and that he wanted to make everything clear.
“I have been receiving so many questions. Yes, after 9 fantastic years, I will be leaving Radio Africa Group at the end of November. At a later date, I will discuss more about what I will be doing next at Nation Media Group.”
Before joining the prestigious Radio Africa Group, Mr Mathenge started off at Nation Media Group as an intern and was later promoted to a court writer before becoming a political writer. He has thrived in the digital world and for some time, his followers thought he was the owner of the Star. It is alleged that he has several sources at State House and Harambee House hence his fast and first information concerning politics in the country.
Oliver is set to join Nation Media Group in December as he is serving his notice at Radio Africa, meanwhile Radio Africa has also announced his replacement, Francis Mureithi as its new Digital Editor.
According to his profile, Mureithi has over 15 years of experience in the media landscape and has over the years worked in various spheres of journalism, including Court and Parliament.
Here are some of responses from his followers following his announcement https://twitter.com/DickensOlewe/status/1445296208189313024?s=20