Swaleh Mdoe is one of the seasoned journalists in Kenya currently working under the Royal Media Services as a Swahili newsanchor for Citizen TV.
Swaleh Mdoe Date of Birth and Age and Early Life
Swaleh was born on May 23, 1968 in Tudor, Mombasa. He will turn 56 this year. He was raised there in Tudor in a modest family that embraced hard work which formed Mdoe’s foundation in believing in hard work for success.
Swaleh Mdoe Education
Mode started his education at Tudor Day School in Mombasa, where he sat for his Certificate of Primary Education.
He later joined secondary school and after completion, he joined The Media Institute where he got a diploma in Human Rights and Media. Mdoe would later attend the Malaspina University College for a Bachelor of Communication in Media Studies.
Swaleh Mdoe Career
Swaleh Mdoe started his career when he joined Nation Media Group in 1999 where worked as a news anchor until 2001 and later moved to KTN owned by Standard Media Group. There he worked as a supervisor for the Kiswahili news team, and edited copies and also anchored news.
He stayed for six years at KTN then moved to Royal Media Services’ Citizen TV in March 2007 where he has been for now almost 17 years.
Swaleh Mdoe scandals
Swaleh was reportedly suspended by Citizen TV in February 2024 after missing a news bulletin he was supposed to present. It is rumored that he defended himself for having been sick and had to seek for treatment which made him be absent for the 1:00 pm bulletin on Tuesday January 23.
Sometimes in 2006, Mdoe faced deportation after some Migration officials questioned his citizenship despite being a famous journalist in Kenya. Fortunately his citizenship was verified after legal process.