Those born in the 1990s might find it funny that most Sunday afternoons were spent watching NBA on KTN By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Sports Correspondent @Undercover KE He was so famous he did not need a surname. Like Oprah, Obama and Beyonce, you had to know who Kobe was, and if you didn’t, now you know […]
Month: January 2020
Locust invasion: It will increase cost of dating, dancing and dying in Kenya!
A revolution marches on its stomach and a locust invasion can trigger the ‘Unga Revolution’ By Undercover Reporter @Undercover KE Those tiny winged sumbua things called desert locusts will shortly see Kenyans spending more on dates, dancing and even dying. A locust invasion also has the potential to trigger a political revolution. See, the ongoing […]
Charles Njonjo: His business empire includes Lee Funeral Home, Sankara Hotel, 20 imported suits!
The late former Attorney General has business interests in Nairobi’s Sankara Hotel and the 60,000 acre Solio Ranch in Laikipia By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large @Undercover KE Charles Njonjo, Kenya’s former Attorney General died at 5am on Sunday morning and was cremated six hours later at the Hindu Crematorium in Kariokor, Nairobi. Njonjo was a certified […]
The 90 days that gave Chris Kirubi a millionaire’s breakthrough!
I was so scared I would be shot in the streets after buying International House I brought a partner By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist @Undercover KE Having gained what he considered enough experience working for Shell selling gas, Sterling Winthrop selling drugs, Chris Kirubi got tired of the little room for upward mobility and quit […]
Charles Njonjo: This Kenyan never cheated on wife… in 50 years!
President Kenyatta was uncomfortable being advised by the late Attorney General, then a bachelor who was still clueless about women By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist @Undercover KE The late Charles Njonjo, Kenya’s most famous Attorney General, died at 101 years from Pneumonia that collapsed his lungs. Unlike most men with misguided hormones, Njonjo apparently never […]
Chris Kirubi: How Kenyans expand his business empire… morning, noon and night!
If you get sick and use a medical insurance card for biometric identification, you are making Kirubi pretty penny in what he said “is my favourite, best investment decision ever.” By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large @Undercover KE Billionaire businessman Chris Kirubi, Kenya’s homespun industrialist, returned from the USA last year after undergoing cancer treatment in Boston, […]
Old Boy’s Reunion: The 12 surprising types of former school mates
Those dying to attend Reunions are mostly out to preen their success in life, desire genuine bonding or are curious how others turned out By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large @UndercoverKe You must have once hooked up with former school mates for an Old Boy’s Reunion starring assorted roast goat ribs, drinks and that venue which took […]
Far from hustlers: Are gated communities all about sharing guards, gardeners and garbage collectors?
There is a concrete difference between living in a gated community and existing in communal quarters-with a gate By April K. Mbalu Consulting Editor @Undercover KE Kenyans just love living in ‘gated communities’ which are now found in almost all residential areas including mabati slums. Only most Shags in rural Kenya are missing out in this […]
Charles Rubia: He was a politician with balls of steel
He ended up losing the high cost Peponi School, directorships, shares in blue chips and his children could not secure jobs By Undercover Reporter @Undercover KE He might not ring a loud bell if you never experienced life under a suffocating presidency in Kenya. But Charles Wanyoike Rubia was a politician with balls of steel […]