Larry Madowo Makes April Fool’s Day Count With Serious Prank To Online Fans

Kenyan journalist Larry Madowo had social media buzzing on April Fool’s Day with a playful announcement about returning to his former employer, BBC Washington.

Madowo, currently with CNN, surprised many with a tweet claiming he was back at the BBC after three years. His followers showered him with congratulations on the supposed move.

“Personal news: after 3 exhilarating years at CNN, I’m thrilled to share that I’ve returned to BBC in Washington. Thanks for the ride,”Madowo announced

Just a few hours later, Madowo revealed the truth – it was all an April Fool’s prank! He reassured fans that he’s still happily working at CNN. The photo accompanying the original announcement, showing him at a BBC studio, was actually from his previous time there.

“This was an April Fool’s joke,” Madowo clarified. “I’m still at CNN.”

He was previously a North America Correspondent for the BBC and also anchored breaking news and presented BBC World News America from Washington, DC

Larry Madowo is an epitome of zero to hero. He has worked with local stations, starting off as an intern at KTN.

After 3 years, he left KTN for NTV in October 2010. At NTV Madowo was a business news anchor, reporter, and editor. Here he launched the critically acclaimed ‘PM Live’ and hosted the weekly magazine show ‘Money Matters’.

His tremendous growth has been an inspiration to young journalists, who are hoping to follow his footsteps and take their skills to International levels.

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