Monday, August 8, 2022

Veteran sports journalist Robert Soi dies at Nairobi Hospital

Veteran sports journalist Robert Soi has on Wednesday succumbed to surgery complications at Nairobi complication.

The former Kenya Television Network (KTN) journalist was operated to remove a blood clot in his brain following an accident that left him with head injuries.

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The accident that occurred last week saw the renowed journalist under the necessary surgery but went into a coma afterwards before succumbing to the complications on Wednesday.

Robert Soi moved who is married to fellow journalist Catherine Soi who works for Aljazeera, moved to China Global Television Network (CGTN). The two journalists have two children.

Fellow journalist and other Kenyans have taken on social media to mourn the veteran journalist describing him as a humble person they have ever met.

“Veteran Sports Journalist Robert Soi has passed away in hospital. This is devastating! I have so much love and respect for this man! So humble and gracious! Rest in Peace Soi.” Said Carol Radul.

“Rest in peace Robert Soi. He was that cool, quiet, confident chap in the Standard Group newsroom. May the good Lord comfort Catherine and the entire Soi’s family. May he rest in sporting peace.” Said Activist Boniface Mwangi.

“My heart felt condolences to the family & friends of sports journalist Robert Soi. Rest In Peace” Said Churchill.

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Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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