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The vulture is a patient bird: Juju, graveside tours, Invisible Sheikhs…and Sh100 million red mercury con deal!

Voices in a cave demanded that lawyer Aziz Musa bring ‘a big white towel, three big white candles and two camels-which cost Sh200, 000’ By Pascal Owade Contributing Editor/Crime It was a case of greed, red mercury, juju, graveside tours, camel meat and money hungry ‘Invisible Sheikhs’ in dark caves that led a lawyer to […]

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Evans Kidero: Divorce, murder allegations in Sh58 million money trail!

Former governor worth Sh9 billion including his Muthaiga home, Gem Suites in Riverside Drive, Muthaiga Heights…but there’s that small matter of slain lawyer Steven Kariuki By Pascal Owade Contributing editor/crime @UndercoverKe Hot on the heels of an imminent divorce, former Nairobi governor Dr Evans Kidero’s corruption charges could spiral into a murder investigation.  Dr Susan Mboya-Kidero […]

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Kilimani: The capital of murders, drugs, gun runners and scammers

Never mind President Uhuru Kenyatta lives in State House which is in Kilimani By Pascal Owade Contributing editor/crime @UndercoverKe Drug dealers, gun runners, money launderers and gold scammers all find a home in Nairobi’s Kilimani-the place of wild parties and more often, murders. Not a  month passes before police are called in on something that […]

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Polycarp Igathe’s Sh40 million Bentley…one of only 50 in the world, five in Kenya!

This also means his pay slip reads better than most thriller novels By Shifa Mwihaki Feature writer/Essayist Former Nairobi Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe also gets stuck in Nairobi traffic, but unlike you and me, it’s inside the head turning Sh40 million luxury Bentley. That cost is minus insurance, fuel and maintenance. Igathe’s 2018 Bentley Bentayga […]

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Mr President, you were to demolish 4000 buildings, what happened?

Tearing down buildings and the current Sh39 billion military arms scandal are about stopping one man’s presidential ambitions   By V.C. Jodi Ochieng’ Political economist @Undercover KE Remember the green bulldozer that terrorized neighbourhoods with demolition of multibillion buildings in 2018? It turns out it was all about President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Deep State […]

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President Moi: He made the Tugen Boy’s Club filthy rich

Joshua Kulei was President Moi’s personal assistant, business associate besides being brother in-law to Central Bank Governor  By GW Ngari Editor-at-Large @Undercover KE In a country where the wealthiest are pseudo-celebrities, not many Kenyans could single out Joshua Kulei in a crowd of three. Secretive and taciturn, the man who made his billions as the […]