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Characters in rehab: One talked to a stone all day, another waited for President’s call!

At night I couldn’t sleep, people shouted and cried, people in the dorm but also the voices in my head By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist @UndercoverKe There are characters, and then there are characters in rehab. Former Easy FM radio presenter Brian Oduor was shipped off to a famous rehab in Karen when drugs took […]

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Johnson Sakaja: Why landlord MaDvD…has been chasing him around!

Nairobi Senator downgraded from Karen to Lavington ‘so that I can have lunch at home’ By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist @UndercoverKe Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja-the former guitarist for a gospel band- not only recently pleaded guilty to drinking after curfew hours, but has also been running away from his landlord-fellow politician Musalia Mudavadi or ‘MaDvD’. […]

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David Rudisha: On divorce, kukata maji and why coronavirus might spike his dreams

He blamed his poor performance to visits his wife made to Nigeria ‘to tame him   By Idris ‘Shoes’ Lule Contributing Editor/Sports David Rudisha, the track icon, has been fighting many battles: a divorce, death of his father, tendon injuries, over drinking. His face appears like he’s recovering from bee stings. It is the added […]

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Mwangi Mathai: Here is Lydia, whom he married after divorcing Prof Maathai

Ldyia N Mathai is the mother of his six children; four boys and two girls By Undercover Reporter Mwangi Mathai, the former MP for Lang’ata Constituency and hubby of the late Nobel Peace Laureate Prof Wangari Mathai, died recently aged 84. Unknown to many, he remarried after their much publicized, acrimonious divorce in 1979. While […]

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Youngest MP met wife in a kinyozi, billionaire had honeymoon in a factory!

Political scientist Mutahi Ngunyi gave his future wife the landline number of a telephone booth in Eastlands when they met at a wedding By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist When Paul Mwirigi, Kenya’s youngest MP, went hunting for votes on foot during the 2017 election campaigns for the Igembe South seat, little did he know he […]