By YOANA KIMWELE.
In a poignant ceremony held in Kitui Central East, Kitui County, dignitaries and community members gathered to bid a heartfelt farewell to the late James “Musungu” Kyumbe, a brilliant journalist whose profound impact on the Kamba Community is destined to resonate for generations.
Cabinet Secretary Hon. Penina Malonza graced the occasion, emphasizing the significant role Kyumbe played in shaping the narrative of truth and storytelling. His unwavering dedication to journalistic principles has left an indelible mark on the country, transcending the boundaries of time.
As the ceremony unfolded, heartfelt condolences were extended by the Cabinet Secretary, who expressed sympathy for the grieving family, friends, and colleagues of the departed journalist. The loss of James “Musungu” Kyumbe is not only a personal tragedy but a collective one, felt deeply by those who were touched by his commitment to journalistic excellence.
Former Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu and Kitui Central MP Makali Mulu were among the prominent figures present at the burial ceremony. Their attendance underscored the widespread impact and respect Kyumbe commanded, as leaders from various levels of government paid their respects to a man whose legacy transcends political boundaries.
James “Musungu” Kyumbe’s dedication to the truth and his ability to tell compelling stories has left an indelible imprint on the Kamba Community and the nation at large. His work will be remembered as a beacon of journalistic integrity, influencing not only the present generation but also shaping the narrative for those yet to come.
In a final salute to this remarkable journalist, the community came together to celebrate a life well-lived and to mourn the void left by his untimely departure. As the sun set on the burial ceremony, the echoes of James “Musungu” Kyumbe’s impact on the Kamba Community lingered, promising to endure as a testament to the power of truth and storytelling in our country.