Kanze Dena State House Salary Revealed
We know Kanze Dena not only as the government spokesperson but as a journalist. She was appointed as the government spokesperson to replace Manoah Esipisu, who was appointed as an Ambassador. Reports have emerged that the former Swahili TV anchor earns four times the salary she earned at citizen television. She takes home a salary of 800,000 ksh. When allowances are included, she takes home Ksh 1 million.
Kanze Dena started her career at KBC as a Swahili anchor before moving to royal media services. Kanze co-hosted with Lulu Hassan. She resigned in June 2018 after being appointed the Deputy State House Spokesperson and Deputy Head, PSCU. She later was appointed after six weeks as the Spokesperson in the Executive Office of the President.
Here are some facts that you need to know about Kanze Dena
Kanze revealed that she suffered low self-esteem when growing up. This was due to her early maturity as a young girl.
Talent in Acting
Kanze was in a drama club in Kyeni Secondary School, where she studied for her KCSE. She represented her school in drama festivals.
Kanze started as a casual laborer. Most people may have a misconception that she started from the top. She worked in her grandfather’s hotel as a potato peeler, waitress, and a dishwasher.
Kanze got pregnant while working as a waitress. The man abandoned her leaving her to raise her daughter by herself. She was too embarrassed and thought of giving up the baby for adoption. However, her mother offered to help her raise her daughter. Her little girl Natasha Anzani later passed on when she was three months old.
She later got pregnant with her son but split with the baby daddy. However, they do co-parent the 12-year-old Nathaniel Amani.
Kanze suffered depression after the death of her daughter. She, at some point, got suicidal. She felt that the death of her little girl was a punishment for getting a child outside wedlock.
There are reports that Kanze got married at Ol Pejeta conservancy in August 2019 in a private ceremony. Sources state that men in black walked around to ensure that no one had a phone to take pictures. Guests were requested not to come with their phones to the wedding venue.