Anastacia Alexina Osoro

We regret to announced the death of Anastacia Alexina Osoro through a violent robbery that took place on 25th November 2019 while on her way home from work.

Daughter of the late Osoro and Mokeira. Sister of Wilfred Onsare Osoro (Jogoo House, Nrb), Isabella Tingea MN (USA), Agnes Osoro, Kabuten Osoro, Kerubo Osoro, Gichaba Sosoro, Makori Osoro and Getonto Osoro. Cousin of Peter Otara, Simeon Nyangeri, Fred Onyambu among many others.

The fundraising will be held on Tuesday 10th Dec 2019 at Keumbu Market and on Wednesday 11th Dec 2019 to offset hospital bills and related expenses.

The cortege leaves KTRH mortuary on Thursday, 12th Dec 2019 for an overnight vigil. Burial will be held on Friday, 13th Dec 2019 at her parents’ home Keumbu Location, Nyamware Sub-Location, Riomweri Village.

Alex Bryan Kihara “Dude”

Alex B. Kihara went to be with the Lord on Friday 6th December 2019 after ailing for some time.

He was born to the late Peter C. Kihara & Ruth Kihara. Husband of Carol Kamau of KBC. Adoring father of Chris Kihara of Daystar University, Amy Wangeci and the late baby Tony. Brother of Irene, Ann and the Late Kenneth. Son-in-law of Mr. Davis and Mrs. Jane Kamau. Brother-in-law of Wangai, Mwangi, Njeri, Wangari and Wangeci. Uncle, cousin and good friend to many.

Friends and family are meeting daily at ICC Church Nairobi West from 5:30pm. There will be a prayer meeting on Thursday 12th December at their home in Nairobi West

The cortege will leave Montezuma funeral home Nairobi at 8:00am on Friday 13th December 2019 for a memorial service at ICC church Nairobi West and thereafter burial to take place at Langata cemetery.

“Rest with the Angels Alex, we shall miss you”

Jane Davies

1st March 1958 – December 2nd 2019

It is with deep regret that the Davies family of Kenya announce the sudden and untimely passing of Jane Davies former Kenyan and African Ladies Singles and Doubles Tennis Champion.

Beloved daughter of the late Jim and June Davies. Sister of Richard Davies.

Mother of Alan Davies and Mother-in-law of Rachel Davies.

And very proud grandmother of Hunter Davies.

You will be missed by us all but and we are happy knowing that you are now at peace and with your wonderful parents watching over us.

Truphosa Ciaita Kibugi (Wamurere)

With deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s that we announce the passing on of Truphosa Ciaita (Wamurere).

Wife of the late Julius Kibugi. Daughter of the late Murere Mabutiri and Njoka Murere. Mother of Joel and Rose Ngatiari, Isaac and Jane Nyaga, Joyce and Cris Wamai, Jesca and the late Nthiga, Midrin and Ugi, the late Justus and the late Grace Ena, the late Rael and late Njoka, late Mukwanyaga and the late Elisaphan Mukombi. Grandmother of James Kibugi, Onesmus Nyaga, Lesley Karimi, Catherine and Vincent Kioko, Anthony Kibugi, James Macharia, Bruce Kibugi, Howard Kinyua, Henry and Karimi Wamai, Julius and Sharon Kibugi, Grace Muthoni, Patrick and Rosa Kibugi, Evelyne and Eric Mwirigi, Beatrice and Munene, Stella Karimi, Milka Wanjiru, Stephenson and Sarah Nyagah, Robert and Pauline Njeru, Lincoln and Jane Ireri, Linus Rosaline and Esther Kibugi, Peterson and Mary Mwaniki, Festus and Mercy Ntheere, Kithaka and the late Lucy and Ciru Kithaka. Great-grandmother and great-great grandmother of very many children.

There will be a prayer meeting at P.C.E.A St. Andrews Church-Nairobi on Monday 9th December 2019 at 5.30 p.m. Daily prayers are going on at her home at Ishiara, Embu County.

The cortege leaves Gakwegori Funeral Home-Embu on Wednesday, 11th December 20 19 at 9.00 a.m for funeral service and burial at the family home at Ishiara, Embu County at 11.00 a.m.

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race and kept the faith. 2nd Timothy 4:7

Rose Waithera Mburu (Nyina wa Bosco)  

It is with deep sadness we inform you of the passing on to glory of our beloved mother, grandmother and auntie Mrs. Rose Waithera Mburu (Nyina wa Bosco) of Maragwa Town.

Beloved wife of the late James Mburu wa Rebiro. Mother of Bosco & Luty Mburu, Peter & Rosaline Njuguna, Jane & James Kahugu, Mercy Nyokabi, Julius & Purity Ng’ang’a, John Mwangi, the late Elizabeth & Ngugi Mbarathi, Catherine & Peter Mbauni, Faith and Paul, Everlyn & Mwaura, Carol & Kavithi. Grandmother of Ian, Ivy, & Stanley Njindo Mburu, Cynthia, Cindy & Calvin Kahugu, Collins, the late Alvin & Abigael Macharia, Lena, Rose, & James Mburu Njuguna, Rose, James, & Nellylyn Ng’ang’a, Rose & Harrison Mbarathi, Jane, Karimi & James Mburu Mbauni, Shelmith & Tev Saoli, Muchiri, Anne & Mburu Mwaura, Mburu, Karanja,Wairimu & Margaret Kavithi. Great Grandmother of Wesley Ngugi and Jabali Mwangi. Step mother of Hannah, Oscar, Mutura among others. Sister of Itongu, Julius Mwangi (KAMALIZA), the late Wanjiru Kongo, Martin Gacathi and Mercy Wairimu Kamunya. Sister-in-law of the late Allanson, the late Njanja, Nelson Ndaaru, the late Mathew and the late Kahia Rebiro.

Family and Friends are meeting at her Home, Maragwa Town next to Trinity School every day and Steers Restaurant, Muindi Mbingu Street, opposite Jevanjee Gardens from Monday, 9th December, 2019 for prayers and funeral arrangements.

The Cortege leaves Montezuma/Monalisa Funeral Home (KABATI) on Friday, 13th December, 2019 at 8.00 a.m. Funeral Service will be held at Maragwa Catholic Church at 10.00 a.m. followed by burial rites at her home next to Trinity School, Maragwa.

Eternal Rest Grant her Oh Lord, and may Perpetual Light Shine upon her.

Patrick Mulatya Ndaka

It is with deep sorrow and acceptance of God’s will we announce the demise of our beloved Mr. Patrick Mulatya Ndaka formely Post Master Kenya Posts and Telecommunication Coperation which occurred at Makindu Medical Centre on 1st Dec 2019 after a long battle with colon cancer.

Husband of Josphine Muthoki Patrick. Father of Ronald Ngala, Mutavi, Kambua, Ketu, Koli, Jane, Ndise of Manyani Prison, Maingi, Sammy and Kamtene. In-law of Mr and Mrs Matuku Singi, Mr. and Mrs. Mwanzau lvdli – Chief lkutha Location. Father-in-law of Catherine Kavemba of KRA and Mwikali Mutavi. Son of the late Mr and Mrs Ndaka Mutavi and the late Mr Ndise and Mrs Ruth Ndise. Brother of the late John Mwanzau, Richard Ndaka, late Luki Kitheka and many others. Uncle of NgeiWambua, Dominic Mutia, Boniface (Ruiru Prisons) and Chief Nako (Athi location) and many others. Grandfather of Grace, Trizah, Tinah, Muthoki, Kalee, Mbithe, Tito, Baraka, John, Sikuku, Matuku, Kalondu and Dejoser Musema of (KDF) and John Kisengese.

Family and friends are meeting daily at Hotel Connections Mlolongo and in his home Kiangu Village Ikutha starting at 6:00 pm for funeral arrangements.

Fund raising will be on Tuesday 10th Dec 2019 from 6:00pm.

Cortege leaves Kibwezi Funeral Home on Saturday 14th December 2019 at for the funeral service and burial at his Kiangu Home in Ikutha Sub-County Kitui County.

The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord. Job 1:21.  


26 FEBRUARY 1933 – 5 DECEMBER 2019

“The brightest star in our lives has moved upwards into the heavens.”

It is with heartfelt regret that we announce the demise of our beloved Nurbanu Rajabali Manji on 5th December 20 I 9.

Nurabanu was wife to the late Rajabali Manji. She was mother to Minaz and Nargis Manji, Gulroz and Kaizer Liver (Canada) and Altaf and Nan Manji (UK). She was sister to Badrudin Virji (UK),Yasmin Mohamed (UK), late NoordinVirji (UK), late Nasrula Virji (UK), late Gulbanu Lakha (Canada), late Zehra Damji (Mwanza) and late Mariam Virji (Mwanza). She was sister in law to Zaherali Manji (Kisumu), Diamond Meghji (UK), Nizar Meghji (UK) and late Kulsum (Zarina) Lalani (UK), Zebunissa Manji (Kisumu), Kurban Lalani (UK),Almas Meghji (UK), Saida Meghji (UK). She was grandmother to Shazmin, Rahim, Tariq, Shahzia, Shifana, Shafique, Arzina, Alim and Rehman. She was great grandmother to Rhys, Qailah, Ayaan, Alina & Liyla.

The funeral will take place on Tuesday, 10th December at 9:15am at the Aga Khan Complex, 5th Parklands.The cortege will leave promptly at 10am for burial at the Ismaili Kariakor Cemetery.

She will be fondly remembered by all who knew her, particularly by the Salon Narcisse/ Trendsetters patrons and staff and the Twiga Tours team.

We take this opportunity to thank Dr Warshaw and his team for their dedicated care and support.

In lieu of flowers, the family humbly requests a donation be made to The Manji Foundation (

“Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raji’Un”  “We belong to Allah and to Allah we shall Return”

Naftali Njami Kinyanjui

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the promotion to glory of Naftali Njami Kinyanjui.

Son of Joel Kinyanjui Njami and Mary Wangu Kinyanjui. Loving brother of Peris Njeri Robert, Alice Muthoni Charles and Esther Mukina Kinyanjui. Grandson of the late Naftali Njami, the late Peris Njeri, the late Mr and Mrs Joshua Kiume and Francis Karanja (Makuyu). Nephew of the late Peterson Mainadotham and Susan Mwariri, Esther Mukina Njuguna and George and Nancy Kinuthia. Cousin of many.

Prayers and Funeral arrangements are taking place daily at his father’s home from 4:00pm at Kiritu Village, Gatura, Gatanga, Murang’a County.

The cortege leaves General Kago Funeral Home on Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 9:00am for a funeral service and burial thereafter at his father’s farm in Kiritu Village, Gatura, Gatanga from 12:00pm.

“In God’s hands you rest, in our hearts you live forever.”

Mzee Francis Ndaya Maitha

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Mzee Francis Ndaya Maitha of Kalukuni Village, Kambi ya Ndeke Location Kithimani, Machakos County.

Son of late Maitha Mbithi and late Tabitha Mumbua Maitha, Husband of Ann Wausi and late Beth Musotyo Ndaya. Father of Petronillah Kimeu, Mbithi Ndaya, Ngila Wambua, Kyallo, Kioko, Kivusya, Musyoki, Kimuli, Matheka, Late Makau. Kitwa, Late Musyoka, Mwanzia. Mutua, Kaveke, Mwethya, Kalunde, Mwelu and Kimuli. Son-In-Law of Late Mzee Kaysvya Nzau and Rael Mwongeli Kavivya, Mzee Mutua Uleli. Brother of Mwangangi, Mutuku, Kirnote, Late Sammy, Martha and Kivu Maitha.

Father-In-Law of Josephine, Caroline, Nduku, Muthoki, Edith, Jane, Mwende, Mutindi, Maria, Rachel, Mueni, Kimeu Ndambuki, Kimeu Maliti, Masai Mwendwa among others. Syitae wa Mututia Ndambuki and Mama Mwongeli Ndambuki, Mututia Mzee Kimonyi, Mr & Mrs Mutinda Ngeli, Kithenge, Mr & Mrs Maki, Mr & Mrs Kasolo Munyao among others. Grandfather Of Mwongeli, Stancy, Wausi, Ndunge, Kabibi. Hellen, Ndaya, Ndambuki, Irene, Beth among many others. Great-grandfather of Ella among others.

Family and friends are meeting daily at Tumaini House 5th Floor, Opposite Kencom and at Kalukuni Village.

A fundraising will be on Wednesday 11/12/19 at Tumaini House 5th floor from 5pm.

The cortege leaves Monatezuma Funeral Home Machakos on Saturday 14/12/19 at 7am for burial same day at Kalukuni, Kambi ya Ndeke, Kithimani, Machakos County.

Tata, nitunakwende nake Ngai anakwenda muno thumua na muuo via Mwiai. Amen.

Psalm 23: 1….

Mubia Gatonye

19/0411945 – 05/12/2019

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the death of Mr. Mubia Gatonye.

Son of the late Geoffrey Gatonye Kiiru and the late Elder Beth Wanjiru Gatonye. Beloved husband of Irene Muthoni and Dr. Mary Nyambura (KU). Father of Wanjiru Gatonye Lewis (USA), Dr. Maina Gatonye (USA), Theuri Gatonye (Spain), Angela Gatonye and Rita Gatonye. Brother of David Kiiru, the late Joseph Chege, Nancy Thairu, Rosemary Gikunju and Lillian Kungu. Uncle of Mubia Kiiru, Kui Thairu, Njuguna Kungu, Wambui Chege, Karanja Gikunju among others. Father-in-law of Wanjiku Theuri and beloved grandfather of Maria Nyambura Ashkune.

Family and friends are meeting at All Saints Cathedral and at his home in South C, Al Mubarak Estate from Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th 2019.

The cortege will leave Kenyatta University Funeral Home on Friday 13th December 2019 at 7am for funeral service at Kagarii, Gakindu, Mukurweini at 10:00am and burial to follow thereafter at his family home in Thunguri.

In God’s hand you rest in our hearts you live forever. Rest in peace Dad