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Teenage billionaire: SK Macharia’s grandson…could be Kenya’s richest 19 year old!

Adam Macharia given daddy’s Sh382 million life insurance and pension…and Sh900 million family fortune is also up for grabs  By Mbatia wa Njambi Contributing Editor/Visiting Thinker At only 19 years, media mogul SK Macharia’s grandson could become a certified billionaire in real coin. SK was last year sued by his grandson, Adam Kamau Macharia, after […]

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Tragic love life of Kiambu tycoon who didn’t want kids, hated being conned!

Gun holder Jonathan Mukundi was furious wife Philomena Njeri was pregnant, had opened spare parts shop for lover. But an autopsy revealed she was not paged By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist @UndercoverKe Cute Philomena Njeri, who was recently shot thrice by her hubby before turning the Glock pistol on himself, desired the finer things in […]

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Taste of money: Inside Chris Kirubi’s Sh30 billion inheritance to his children

Fiona Farha Kirubi, his mpango wa kando’s daughter from Dubai, won’t be forgotten By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist The easiest way to wealth is via inheritance-you gladly receive. And the two children of the late billionaire industrialist Chris Kirubi are in for a dizzying financial bonanza.  Kirubi once said “my major talent is making money…. […]

Obituary

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 […]

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For Sh300 million, own Africa’s ‘most photographed house’ in Mlolongo!

‘That house is like being in a dream’, said William Bellamy, US Ambassador to Kenya By April Mbalu Contributing Editor/Lifestyle The priceless African Heritage House, Kenya’s most famous private home and ‘the most photographed house in Africa’ has a price tag after all. For Sh300 million you can own this scenic pad in Mlolongo, Machakos […]

Obituary

Benjamin Ayimba: One husband, one roof, four breathing wives!

Nicknamed ‘Father Abraham’, rugby legend was blessed with a ‘promiscuous gene variant’ By Undercover Reporter He lived under one roof with his four breathing wives. That is quite a domestic tackle, but Kenya’s best rugby tackler-the late Benjamin Ayimba-was up to the scrum. The ragger legend, nicknamed ‘Father Abraham’ succumbed to cerebral malaria at the […]

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Broke, alcoholic, deadbeat: Collins Moi demanding share of Sh300 billion inheritance

President’s troubled, jobless grandson has pending rent arrears besides a Sh1 million child upkeep stipend By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large Collins Moi, the jobless, alcoholic grandson of the late President Daniel arap Moi has gone to court seeking a piece of his inheritance from his guka’s Sh300 billion estate-from which he laments of being disinherited. His […]

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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 […]