Francis Gachuri

Francis Gachuri is a Senior Political Reporter, Editor, and Commentator at Citizen TV under Royal Media Services. 

Gachuri also works as News Presenter at Inooro TV, a subsidiary of Royal Media Services.

At Inooro, Gachuri is a host of the Kiririmbi show which airs every Sunday from 8 pm to 9 pm. 

Kiririmbi, loosely translated as ‘crossfire’ is a tv show on which Gachuri hosts people with divergent views over politics and current affairs.

Gauri also features in Citizen TV's show, News Gang, alongside Yvonne Okwara, Linus Kaikai, and Jamila Mohammed.

On July 19, 2022, he moderated the Deputy Presidential debate at the Catholic University for Eastern Africa (CUEA) main campus in Karen.  

Gachuri was born on December 23, 1980, and attended Senior Chief Koinange High School in Kiambu. 

He later joined Moi University where he pursued a degree in Communication and Journalism. 

Gachuri’s career began at Royal Media Services as an Intern and has managed to remain in the same media house for more than a decade. 

As a Political Reporter, Gachuri has covered important political events of the state and political meetings. 

It is reported that Gachuri was attacked during a NASA political meeting in 2017, but later admitted to having forgiven the rowdy youth who roughed him up