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Michael Oyier: Counselling Psychologist Who Become One of Kenya’s Best News Anchors

Michael Oyier.
Michael Oyier and some of his colleagues, Oyier died in Nairobi after succumbing to illness he previously worked with KTN as a news anchor. Photo/Facebook.

Micheal Oyier one of Kenya’s most celebrated TV news anchors has died.

The former KTN news anchor died in a hospital in Nairobi while undergoing treatment.

His former employer the Standard Group confirmed his death.

“Oyier died at around 2:30 pm while receiving treatment at a Nairobi Hospital, his family has confirmed,”

“The seasoned journalist worked as an anchor and presenter at Standard Group for nine years before exiting in 2012,” the Standard wrote.

The former news anchor was a certified Psychologist.

He practised as a counselling psychologist after quitting the media.


He has a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and management from the United States International University (USIU).

A master of arts in counselling psychology from USIU.

Certificate in executive leadership coaching from Coach Development Institute Africa (CDI).

Certified Team Coach from CDI.


Micheal Oyier is second-born in a family of five and is survived by his two daughters.


Oyier had 20 years of experience as a journalist and was a skilled public speaker, moderator, master of ceremony, facilitator, voice-over artist, singer and actor.

He worked as a leadership coach at Serenity Life Coaching.