Hassan Mwana wa Ali quits Radio Maisha after more than a decade on air
By Wanja Waweru
Hassan Mwana wa Ali, a seasoned Swahili radio host, has announced his departure from Radio Maisha after 13 years on the air.
Mwana wa Ali promised his supporters that he would keep them updated, even if he hasn’t said what his next step will be.
“Ni rasmi sasa! Kwaheri Radio Maisha! Ahsanteni sana mashabiki wangu! Nyinyi ni wa nguvu! Mola Mbele! (It’s now official. I’m quitting Radio Maisha. I appreciate all my fans, you are formidable. God is leading us through in everything)” Mwana wa Ali wrote on Saturday on his Facebook page.
Prior to the official announcement, the radio presenter shared YouTube videos bidding goodbye to his fans.
“I will announce my next move through my official social media pages, the verified ones (Facebook and Twitter),” he said.
Also, he posted a video of his final radio show. The posts were then followed by updates about the other Radio Maisha programmes he hosted as well as his roles and positions.
The host of the Nuhu ya Lugha – Elimu na Burudani program at the station owned by the Standard Media Group is renowned for his eloquence in Swahili.