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Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Kambua Biography:Age, Older husband and childless marriage

Kambua Manundu is a Kenyan gospel musician and she hosts ‘Kumbamba’ on citizen TV every sunday. She is the second born of three children of Professor Manundu and Evangelist Lois Manundu who are also the co-founders of Tabibu Ministries.She was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya.
Education
Kambua schooled in Nairobi in her primary education and later went to lukenya highschool where she developed an interest in music.
.In the summer of 2007 Kambua completed a summer performance program (certificate) at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. In 2008 she completed a BA in music at Ambrose University College, in Calgary, AB- her major being classical voice.
Work and career.
Kambua is a praise and worship singer and presenter in popular kabambe gospel tv show where she presents every Sunday.
She has worked as an actress for Heartstrings Ensemble in Kenya. She has also been the voice for commercials such as Delmonte, Mumias Sugar, Sunlight, KPLC and recently, Fresha Maisha Milk. Before pursuing a solo career, Kambua worked as a background vocalist for various artistes.
She has two albums
Husband and childless marriage
Kambua has always been criticized by her fans for marrying and older man.
Kambua is in her 30s while her husband is in his 50s.
Kambua got married to pastor and businessman Jackson Mathu at a wedding garden at the Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club in 2012 and 6 years later the couple had not been blessed with children.
Here is what kambua said about her childlessness in an Instagram post.
“People will have an opinion over everything, over children. Today I saw a comment and deleted it because this guy commented on my Instagram and he says ‘When are you going to get pregnant, you’re getting old’”
“I remember thinking, the reason why it angers me is because people don’t even know what your journey is like. They don’t know what you’re struggling with. They don’t know if you even what to have children. They don’t know if you can have children and there are so many people especially today who are struggling with infertility. It so unfortunate that we become such a culture of being so intrusive and putting people down. Shamming each other on things like that. I would wish that people would be sensitized. I have people who are close to me who might not be at the fore front like I am but who go through that every day."
Kambua is praying hard to get a child after six years of marriage.

Via mail guardian Kenya

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