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Philip Ochieng: He lived like a Pasha, died like a pauper

Accountants at Nation Media often warned new journalists against living the life he had led despite his intellectual arrogance  By Undercover Reporter He never believed in God, thought the bible an ‘interesting’ book of enriching anthropology. He hated Luo traditions, wrist watches too. But he loved whiskey, three-piece Savile Row suits with paisley kerchief at […]

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Hush-Hush: Magufuli & President Uhuru’s dentist succumbed to ‘Miss Rona’

President Uhuru has a team of doctors who keep to the shadows unlike his predecessors By Undercover Reporter Death, as it does to all men, finally came to Tanzanian President Dr John Pombe Magufuli.  He died of heart complications related to ‘Miss Rona’ which most suspected all along, anyway. And so did President Uhuru Kenyatta’s dentist, Dr Andrew Machua […]

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Hosea Kiplagat: Once filthy rich ‘Tugen Mafia’ dies in suffocating debt

Former prison warden and President’s nephew was Kenya’s largest timber poles dealer By Undercover Reporter @UndercoverKe As he sipped wine at a private member’s club last Friday, death was smoking a joint waiting for Hosea Kiplagat at the Karen Hospital. Kiplagat-a Moi political orphan- had left his Karen home along Quarry Lane to Invergara Club […]

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John King’ori: The only vegetation allowed in Nairobi…are vegetables!

‘I is the Mayor… I am not Mr Clean myself,’ said the fitness addict who took dumbbells to hospital By Undercover Reporter Among the many Mayors of Nairobi included a gun runner, a gambling mogul, a boxer, a runaway financier, the President’s daughter. Then there was a semi-literate comedian with investments in hospitality: John Mwangi […]

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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 a year. When he was happy, the belly laugh came from deep down his Luhya diaphragm, […]