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The 2020 Africa’s dollar billionaires: Why Kenya’s richest are missing in action

Majority of those who scale the financial uplands do it in the easiest ways known: Solving human problems and charging for it By GW Ngari Editor-at-large Not one Kenyan made it to this year’s list of Africa’s dollar billionaires, basically those whose worth kisses the Sh100 billion ceiling. The Kenyattas and the Ndegwas play in […]

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The business empire that Charles Njonjo built…includes 20 imported suits!

The 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 who clocked 100 years this January, is a certified billionaire, a Croesus in real coin. Despite evident wealth, he once confessed he would only […]

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#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 […]

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Hakuna pesa: How you shop out of budget… and why supermarkets should sell mutura!

Women spend more time loitering in supermarkets comparing prices, reading expiry dates and smelling perfumes and lotions By Shifa Mwihaki Feature Writer/Essayist @Undercover KE You must have entered a supermarket… not once, not twice… with the intention of buying the Sh80 yoghurt only to end up with a trolley that dents Sh5000 into your wallet. […]

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Hata ndururu: Sh150 million in cash, Tob Cohen left Wairimu’s daughter with nothing!

Renee Chettle was left with a good education, society wedding and a good job at Shell By Shifa Mwihaki Feature Writer/Essayist @Undercover KE The late Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen took his step-daughter, Renee Chettle, to the best schools, but left her with no inheritance in his will. Renee is the daughter of Sarah Wairimu-Cohen, a […]