Celebrated journalist Jeff Koinange has announced on Sunday the 2nd of August that he will return on the radio after testing positive for Covid-19.
Jeff also revealed he would be hosting the show alongside co-host Professor Hamo. The two announced the information through a video, although they both recorded it at separate places.
“We’re baaaaaaack! The Hottest Breakfast Show in all of Africa #JeffAndHamoOnHot returns Monday, the 3rd of August, 2020, from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. Only on Hot 96,’ Jeff announced.
Using CS Mutahi Kagwe’s now-famous words, Hamo urged Kenyans to keep safe as ” you can get it, I can get it.”
Jeff Koinange laughed and reiterated that he had contracted Covid-19, further urging everyone to stay safe.
“That’s right folks you have heard from the prof himself. You can get it; I already got it, anyone can get it.”
“That’s right, catch the hottest breakfast show in all of Africa, #JeffAndHamoOnHot every weekday morning from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. right here on Hot 96.”
Back to normalcy.
This announcement follows Jeff Koinange returning to is JKL Live show on Citizen TV. He further interviewed Kenya Airways Board Chairman Michael Joseph, Dr. Frank Njenga, and activist Jerotich Sii.
Although Jeff is still in isolation, he has not revealed whether he has undergone other tests. However, the journalist had previously announced that he is asymptomatic. According to him, he only loses his sense of smell and taste once in a while.
Following the increasing number of journalists testing positive for covid-19, some media houses have had workers working from home. Kiss FM’s morning show hosts Kamene Goro and Jalang’o also worked from home after Radio Africa tested them for coronavirus. Waihiga Mwaura also worked form home on the 29th of July 2020 as a precautionary measure against contracting covid-19.