Live Wire

The vulture is a patient bird: Juju, graveside tours, Invisible Sheikhs…and Sh100 million red mercury con deal!

Voices in a cave demanded that lawyer Aziz Musa bring ‘a big white towel, three big white candles and two camels-which cost Sh200, 000’ By Pascal Owade Contributing Editor/Crime It was a case of greed, red mercury, juju, graveside tours, camel meat and money hungry ‘Invisible Sheikhs’ in dark caves that led a lawyer to […]


Justus Murunga: MP loved lodgings, big cars… but kids schooled on CDF bursary

The late chain smoking Embakasi MP Muhuri Muchiri had palatial homes, but preferred sleeping in backyard bar rooms By Undercover Reporter He preferred sleeping in lodgings, didn’t care much about dressing, but had no qualms exchanging Land Cruisers thrice in a year. When he was happy, the belly laugh came from deep down his diaphragm, […]


Conseslus Kipruto: Why Kenya’s millionaire athletes…most of them cops, can’t handle women!

 Rudisha, Asbel Kiprop, Kemboi are police officers with troubled affairs, and so was the late marathoner Samuel Wanjiru By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing editor/sports Millionaire Olympic champion Conseslus Kipruto could just spike his career after being arraigned in court for eloping and having ‘field events’ with a 15 year old Form Two student at Chemusai […]

Money Inc

Pesa Otas: What some of Kenya’s rich… think about money!

No matter how much money you make, there will always be someone with more dough than you By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large @UndercoverKe You must have spent many sleepless nights wondering, scheming, planning, plotting, musing and dreaming how to become Mr Moneybags, a financial Kahuna. The knack for making money though, manifests itself in various guises […]


Kyale Mwendwa… and other Freemasons in Kenyatta government!

Gor Mahia chair Ambrose Rachier, Nairobi Hospital’s Dr Joseph Aluoch and former Vice President Moody Awori among loaded Masons By Undercover Reporter He was a Freemason, one of many in government including Cabinet Ministers, High Court judges, nabobs at the Central Bank of Kenya. Include also eminent doctors, lawyers, pilots, architects and engineers. Kyale Mwendwa, […]

Editor’s Choice

Crazy, stupid love: Where to fetch compatible spouses in Kenya

Luo men marry Kikuyus for cultural bragging rights and ‘kutoa tint’ but not bewitchingly brown Taita women… By Kieran Ng’endo  Contributing writer/features @UndercoverKe  You could be dating someone you know in your hearts of hearts will make your mother pray overnight, sobbing. Trying to marry from the ‘wrong tribe’ can induce grey hairs when your […]