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Kilimani: The capital city of murders, drugs, gun runners and gold 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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Locust invasion: It will increase cost of dating, dancing and dying in Kenya!

A revolution marches on its stomach and a locust invasion can trigger the ‘Unga Revolution’    By Undercover Reporter @Undercover KE Those tiny winged sumbua things called desert locusts will shortly see Kenyans spending more on dates, dancing and even dying. A locust invasion also has the potential to trigger a political revolution. See, the ongoing […]

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The Minister’s Daughter: I want my Sh 1 billion inheritance now- Wanja Michuki

Daughter of the late John Michuki is also demanding Sh 300, 000 in monthly stipend ‘to make ends meet’ By Pascal MJ Owade Contributing Editor/Investigations Yvonne Wanja Michuki, the last born daughter of the late Cabinet Minister John Michuki, is still seeking inheritance to the tune of Sh1 billion through the courts. The estate of […]

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They gulped energy drinks, smoked cigarettes: How toilet paper sold out Willy Kimani killers

After calling lawyer’s wife,  boda boda rider threw away the toilet paper and his wife ignored the message assuming someone was conning her By Pascal MJ Owade Contributing Editor/Investigations The killers of lawyer Willie Kimani consumed energy drinks while smoking cigarettes before executing him, his client and taxi driver. The lead investigator, Robert Owino, told […]

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Raila family versus Fidel Odinga’s widow: The story ‘Baba’ did not want Kenyans to read

At the centre of court battle are Fidel’s Sh 75 million Karen home, twins born with another woman six months after his death, and properties running into millions By Pascal MJ Owade Contributing Editor/Investigations A vicious feud in the Raila Odinga family is brewing in court where it pits his wife Ida Odinga, daughter Winnie […]