One pastor’s bride left a suicide note reading: ‘bury me at Lang’ata next to dad and my brother Patrick’ By Mbatia wa Njambi Visiting Thinker Bishops and pastors at the House of Grace drive women up the wall: One Bishop remarried, wed in church…without divorcing his first wife. That is committing bigamy and against the […]
Why Kenyan pastors love shiny yellow suits & luminous red shoes!
They must dress different and colours play a huge part in spreading the gospel, planting seeds and sleeping with choir girls By Mbatia wa Njambi Visiting Thinker @Undercover KE Men of God have to look different from those seeking God. They know God more, so their dressing has to reflect that proximity to the Kingdom […]
Funeral album: Moi chose gospel, Bob Collymore went classical, Fai Amario picked Frank Sinatra
During the burial of Fidel Odinga, his sister Rosemary sang Bob Marley’s Redemption Song By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist @Undercover KE Kenyans were given three days to Monday February 10, to view the remains of the late retired President Daniel arap Moi-who chose, Forever with the Lord, as his main funeral song. President Moi loved […]
#Conflict of Interest: Uhuru Presidency as family business…
The Kenyattas are laughing their heads off at what Kenyans are calling it ‘Railway to Nowhere’ By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large @Undercover KE It was laughable, really, President Uhuru Kenyatta having beef with public servants engaged in private business. Conflict of interest, he called it, and asked the Attorney General- who is curiously his cousin- to […]
Mashakura: 5 reasons for not marrying a Kenyan wife who does not know how to cook!
It is slightly harder for men to cheat on wives who spoil them with a variety of their favourite delicacies By Mbatia wa Njambi Visiting Thinker @Undercover KE The healthy adult male in Kenya has a problem with the so called modern woman who has no cooking skills- and does not think it’s a big […]
Mamma Mia: Why Kenyan women invite therapists, pastors to bridal showers!
The hottest properties are paid male speakers to give tips, sometimes with Practicals By Camy Akinyi-Gecaga Contributing Editor If you are a working class Kenyan woman who has chewed books, then you must have been invited to one of those bridal showers now gaining currency-with therapists and male pastors in attendance. Traditionally, bridal showers […]
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 […]
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 […]
PART IV: The 20 ways Kenyans become millionaires
You are not in business if you are not doing business with government By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large This is the fourth and second last part in the continuing series on how money was made, is made and will be made in Kenya and elsewhere. They say you are not in business if you are not […]
PART III: The 20 ways Kenyans become millionaires
You can become stinking rich via being the best in your profession-and charging a king’s ransom-like lawyer Ahmednasir’s Sh300 million for two week’s work By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large The way millions are made appears to suggest there is no particular formula for financial success. But in the third installment in this series, we’ll look at arithmetic […]