Of all his patients, few were as precious as Moi. The pay was a king’s ransom, opportunities endless By Camy Akinyi- Gecaga Contributing Editor @Undercover KE Dr David Silverstein has seen the belly buttons, and not a few bottoms of Kenya’s most powerful, richest people: Bob Collymore, Zacchaeus Chesoni, Charles Njonjo and Daniel arap Moi […]
Month: October 2019
Mr Calamity: Why Raila Odinga loves milking disasters to death!
Esther Passaris has tried using calamities but she cannot hold a candle to Mr Baba Man By Jodi Ochieng’ Political economist Raila Odinga just loves tragedies, I tell you. Take the Likoni ferry disaster in which a mother and daughter drowned in their car pass in 2019. Raila did not let that disaster pass him […]
FINAL PART V: The 20 ways Kenyans become millionaires
Sales and marketing is the route Chris Kirubi took on his way to buying the most expensive rental block per square foot in East and Central Africa By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large This is our final installment in this series on how money has been made, is made and will be made. If you wake up […]
Dedan Kimathi: He thought Holy Bible was written… just for him
Field Marshal believe God had guided his grandmother’s hand and had chosen him to be the head of the whole tribe By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large Freedom fighter Dedan Kimathi, whose grave is said to have finally been located at Kamiti Maximum Prison (but Interior Ministry has since dismissed the find), 62 years after he […]
Mau Mau girls: They entertained Field Marshals…like Dedan Kimathi
Freedom fighter entertained himself on stolen wooden beds in the forest as manhunt for his capture intensified By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large A former primary school teacher, a diary and timber clerk, a pig farmhand with a missing left index finger, a trader in hides and an admired but violent thief, were hanged in February 18, […]
Dedan Kimathi: His grave was unmarked; it was never to be a shrine
Violent teacher who became a freedom fighter rinsed necks of those who left his Mau Mau army By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large After 62 years, the remains of freedom fighter Dedan Kimathi are said to have been found at Kamiti Maximum Prison, Nairobi, according to Evelyn Wanjugu Kimathi of the Dedan Kimathi Foundation. Wanjugu says the […]
Next of kin: Why Kikuyu men use their mother’s surnames…like Mugo wa Wairimu!
Though men from Central Kenya love sons, it is the daughter named after their mother who becomes the apple of their eye By Mbatia wa Njambi Visiting Thinker The Kikuyu man has a thing with his mother: She is mostly the one they name as next of kin in bank and other documents where property […]
Kenya Air Force Commander who married house help dies on his birthday!
His children said as a father, Maj-Gen Duncan Wachira was an ‘abusive, armed and violent psychopath’ By Undercover Reporter On October 23 this year, retired Maj-General Duncan Kireri Wachira, could have celebrated his 76th birthday. Instead, the former Air Force Commander who married his house help, succumbed to diabetes and high blood pressure at the […]
The Minister’s Daughter: I want my Sh 1 billion inheritance now- Wanja Michuki
Daughter of the late John Michuki is also demanding Sh 300, 000 in monthly stipend ‘to make ends meet’ By Pascal MJ Owade Contributing Editor/Investigations Yvonne Wanja Michuki, the last born daughter of the late Cabinet Minister John Michuki, is still seeking inheritance to the tune of Sh1 billion through the courts. The estate of […]
Cops & Robbers: Why police becoming criminals is a good thing
Most are just trying to make amends for their fathers for the sake of their children By Kenyatta Otieno Contributing Editor @stuttistics I take pride in being an asker of questions. My inquisitive mind recently remembered the above question after the Kenya Police Service raised an alarm at the rising number of police officers facing […]