This week in History

August 1, 1982: Future President hid in dirty store, MP took rifle, ran to the bush!

He emptied the safe, burnt all sensitive documents in a bonfire, waited for soldiers to shoot him By GW Ngari This week, 40 years ago some misguided junior soldiers from the Kenya Air Force, attempted to overthrew the government with Azimio Presidential candidate Raila Odinga in the mix that August 1, 1982. Baba and his […]


Kenny Rogers: His music influenced One-Man-guitar craze, Mugithi Nights in Kenya

Country music made Godfather hat, jeans, leather jacket and cowboy boots the dress code of Kikuyu musicians By Undercover Reporter This legendary American country musician greatly influenced the spread of One-Man-Guitar and its Mugithi craze Kenya.   Kenny Rogers, the silver haired, full-bearded sandpapered crooner, died of natural causes at his home in Georgia, USA, at […]

Screw Driver Sports

David Rudisha: On divorce, kukata maji and why coronavirus might spike his dreams

He blamed his poor performance to visits his wife made to Nigeria ‘to tame him   By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing Editor/Sports David Rudisha, the track icon, has been fighting many battles: a divorce, death of his father, tendon injuries, over drinking. His face appears like he’s recovering from bee stings. It is the added […]

Editor’s Choice

Ruracio refund: Senator hired auctioneers, stone mason demanded 30 bags of maize

James Kamangu demanded Sh3, 000  as ruracio refund from  former Starehe MP Bishop Margaret Wanjiru   By Camy Akinyi-Gecaga Contributing Editor When former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama demanded refund of bride price paid to his estranged wife, Agnes Kavindu, he was forced to hire merciless auctioneers. Muthama had gone to court first before he was granted powers to […]