Citizen Tv’s Linus KaiKai Is Mourning


Top media personality Linus Kaikai is mourning after losing his ‘career brother’ Johnson Barasa; who was a photojournalist for the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

In a tweet on his official twitter account, Kaikai revealed that he was devasted by the news of Barasa’s death explaining that he is among the people who shaped his career as a journalist.

According to KaiKai, Barasa inspired him to build up confidence as an intern especially during his time behind the camera.

“DEVASTATED. JOHNSON BARASA was to me a career big brother. Because of him, I gathered the confidence to face the camera for the first time as an intern.” reads part of his tweet


He also shared his experience during the time they worked together at SABC.

“I moved with him to SABC and together we told good and bad stories around the world. Devastated that Barasa is gone.” reads tweet

To accompany his message while expressing his grief, Kaikai attached several TBT photos of him with Barasa which were captured during their line of work.


Others who joined in to mourn the death of the veteran media personality are colleagues and Deputy President William Ruto who eulogized him as an exceptional and brilliant journalist.

“We are heartbroken by the loss of Johnson Barasa, an exceptional, formidable and brilliantly acute veteran journalist. He was a gentleman, knowledgeable, thoughtful and professional.” reads tweet

Here are some of the messages from twitter users after the news of his death

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