His assassins were to be armed with automatic Uzi submachine guns fitted with silencers By Undercover Reporter The intelligent but hard drinking dude, who owned less than 10 suits in his life, was to be murdered in cold blood at State House Nakuru on August 22, 1978-the night of the long knives. His assassins were […]
Jackson Kibor: Chair of Men’s Conference made billions playing darts
Cantankerous farmer and politician was once Kenya’s best darts player before marital bile with wives and sons ruined his party By Undercover Reporter He paid Sh3 school fees with firewood, still dropped in class five, but became a billionaire-money coined playing darts-a popular sport in 1960s Kenya. The late Jackson Kibor who stole headlines with […]
Dr Joe Muriuki: He was given three months to live…over 30 years ago!
Banks refused to open an account arguing ‘you are going to die anyway’ By Undercover Reporter He had been given three months to live, but by sheer will power, lived over 30 years more. His son was given weeks to live, but is now a scholar. Dr Joe Muriuki, the first Kenyan to publicly […]
One Lucky bastard: The untold story of Charles Njonjo
Use dry eucalyptus logs, don’t cremate me with diesel in a furnace when I die By Undercover Reporter After his cremation, the bones of Charles Njonjo were placed in cold water then mixed with milk. They were then crushed in a grinder into ash, put in an urn. The former powerful Attorney General, a billionaire […]
Dr Richard Leakey: Why ‘master of deceit’ was buried on a hill
God is the biggest fake news of all time. I am a humanist. I believe in evolution By Undercover Reporter ‘I did not come out of my mother’s vagina to please anybody’ was what Dr Richard Leakey, said of how he lived his life-which ended recently after years battling kidney, liver failure, skin cancer. Dr […]
Alan Donovan: American on the outside, Turkana on the inside
Without a wife, mpango or children, the country’s most avid art collector was survived by the African Heritage House in Mlolongo By Undercover Reporter Were he not born in a wheat plantation in Colorado, USA, Alan Donovan would have been a Turkana boy-if he had leeway in selecting ancestors. And after over 50 years in […]
Evans Monari: When I need your opinion, I will give it to you!
How one turns out in life depends on place and year of birth By Undercover Reporter For his 50th birthday, he gifted himself a 50 year old Austin Martin which he often drove at 50 km/h. The birthday was a Back-to-School themed party in which he appeared in full primary school uniform, socks pulled up! […]
Orie Rogo Manduli: This Drama Queen was licensed to thrill!
Orie’s ex-hubby was invited to their daughter’s wedding but she still warned the Bishop… ‘I don’t want to see that bastard around’ By Undercover Reporter @UndercoverKe She staggered away from the mirror while applying make-up, readying for a medical check-up. Her 73 year old legs became rubbery inside the high heels doctors had long warned […]
Hilary Ng’weno: A genius, he could have succeeded in anything!
His office resembled one in downtown Beirut in the aftermath of a terrorist bombing By Undercover Reporter Even in his 80s, he walked almost every lunch hour from Upper hill to the Central Business District, his tall lithe frame sauntering as if being pushed from behind by some invisible hand. He hated lifts, but loved […]
Naushad Merali: Third richest Kenyan…made Sh2 billion in two hours with borrowed money!
Keep emotions out of business, save that only for your wife By Undercover Reporter He made the most money of any Kenyan in the shortest time since independence: Sh2 billion in two hours, the stuff of fables. With no background in agriculture, he bought a multibillion agricultural company from a stranger-without seeing it- during a […]