7 March 2019

Tanzania: Clouds FM's Ephraim Kibonde to Be Buried On Saturday

Photo: Ephraim Kibonde
Clouds Media Group and government officials have confirmed Ephraim Kibonde's death.

Dar es Salaam — Clouds Media Group presenter Ephraim Kibonde who passed on Thursday morning, March 7, 2019, will be buried on Saturday in Dar es Salaam.

Speaking on Clouds TV, Clouds Media Group managing director, Mr Joseph Kusaga, the deceased's body will be flown to Dar es Salaam later today and will be preserved at Lugalo Hospital.

Mr Kusaga said funeral arrangements are underway at Kibonde's home in Mbezi Africa Sana, Dar es Salaam.

Kibonde fell ill during the funeral of his boss Ruge Mutahaba who was buried on Monday at his ancestral home in Bukoba, Kagera Region.

He was first attended to at Uhuru Hospital in Bukoba before being taken to Mwanza where he also received treatment at a local hospital. He died as he was being transferred to Bugando Referral Hospital after his condition deteriorated.

Kibonde who presented 'Jahazi', a drive home chat show was the MC during the entire funeral process for Mutahaba.

Kibonde's death comes just months after he lost his wife who died in July 2018.

Read: How Kibonde met death, shortly after burial of Ruge

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