Mercy Mawia, Pastor’s daughter and Athiani’s Sensational show host

Among the popular female radio hosts in Kamba Radios, you can not fail to name Mercy Mawia.

Mawia popularly known as ‘Kamuwetangi’ is a Kitindo show host at Athiani FM alongside co-presenter Stanley Kengo aka Stano.

She joined Athiani in 2013 after its launch and hosted Ikinya ya Athukumi before switching to Kitindo.

Kitiiiindo as she calls it is a show that focuses on relationship advice where listeners air their relationship or marriage problems and are provided with advice.

Apart from Kitindo she also hosts Misingi ya thayu every Wednesday.

However here are intriguing facts about the soft-spoken journalist who keeps the audience engaged.

She hails from Matinyani Kitui

Born over 30 years ago Mercy grew up in Matinyani, Kitui West sub-county of Kitui county. She is the firstborn in a family of three her only sister Grace Kambua is a journalist too at County FM.

She is a pastor’s daughter

Yes, you heard right, her father is a pastor at AIC Matinyani and is a good fan of her show. Her mother is a primary school teacher.

She is married

Mawia is married in Kikuyu land and a proud mother of one. Her grand wedding was held in 2018.

She is a singer

Among her songs include Ndukatane, Yesu Nutonya, Osa Muvea, and Mivango ya Ngai among many others.

She has also featured prominent musician John Mbaka in one of her songs.

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