Yvonne Okwara Buliba Biography
Yvonne Okwara full name is Yvonne Buliba Okwara – Matole. She is a media personality. She has been at the center of some most defining moments of the country.
Yvonne Okwara has hosted national discussions on civic education on Kenya’s constitution and historic 2013 elections. She covered the political party primaries and general elections of 2013, the Supreme Court Election Petition and the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Yvonne Okwara currently works for Kenya’s Television Network, KTN, as a Senior Anchor and content producer. She hosts a Sunday night talk show ‘Checkpoint’, where she moderates analysts in a no-holds barred assessment of the week’s biggest stories. She is also the Head of News Anchors at KTN.
She has also moderated several regional and international meetings including the Conference of African Finance Ministers in Abuja, Nigeria in March 2014.
Yvonne Okwara attended Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology to pursue her B.Sc. Microbiology, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry
Yvonne Okwara Job History
She was about 10 years old when she started hosting the KBC’s children variety show.
From 2008 – present, she become a Radio Talk Show Producer of Q FM. Even as a producer she would do voice overs for Money Matters, a business show on NTV.
Nation Media opened up QTV and she again signed on as a producer but in November 2012 she moved to KTN.
She does voice over work for TV shows like Samantha Bridal TV show that airs on NTV
Yvonne Okwara Husband Andrew Matole Konde
Yvonne Okwara is married to Andrew Matole Konde a veterinary surgeon.
Famous blogger Alai revealed that Andrew Matole was initially married to Alice Manyola Matole and already has 3 children, Linda, Faith and Emmanuel with her.
Andrew Matole and Alice Manyola Matole are not divorced officially but instead parted ways after Alice accused him of sleeping around and fathering children out of their marriage. Among the list of women Matole has slept with is MaryAnne Waruingi.
Yvonne Okwara Wedding, Marriage
On 6th December 2014, KTN news anchor, Yvonne Buliba Okwara, walked down the aisle with her fiancé, Andrew Matole Konde, in an invite only wedding held at Crown Plaza Hotel in Nairobi.
Rumous had it that the wedding venue had to be changed several times after some of Andrew Matole Konde mistresses threatened to disrupt the wedding ceremony. Pastors at NPC Valley Road Church refused to officiate the wedding since Andrew has not officially divorced his first wife Alice.
Yvonne Okwara Mother, Family
Yvonne Buliba Okwara’s mother is Ms Esther Ambale Sande. Yvonne is the last born of three children.
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