How Con Woman Used Uhuruto to Get Cash, DCI Blasts Sarah Cohen’s Lawyer & Waititu Denies He Was ‘Chased’ From Mashujaa Day

A con woman used President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ruto’s name to get money

Good morning,

Nothing unites Kenyans like the Great Eliud Kipchoge and stealing free Safaricom Data. We always speak tough against corruption but given a chance, most of us can rob the whole world of oxygen.

Having said that, if you didn’t get a piece of the free data early this morning then consider reviewing your friend list. From as early as 3 AM, Kenyans were waking up their mothers in the village to tell them about the Safaricom Heist.

In less than one hour of a system glitch at the giant telco, a few people had joined the league of millionaires. A friend of mine has Ksh 80 million worth of free airtime. They are asking if this can be exchanged with a Mercedes. Is it possible?

Meanwhile, Safaricom has bowed to pressure and introduced data bundles without expiry after being sued by a lawyer.

Some of these things would make Bob Collymore turn in his grave. But this can’t happen because the guy was cremated.

Here are the stories making headlines on Opera News: 

How Con Woman Used Uhuru, Ruto Names to Get Cash

Joy Wangari Kamau alias Patricia Mareka at Milimani law courts on September 27 last year. Photo: Courtesy

It’s amazing how well an audacious con works, especially if you drop big names and important departments.

A woman allegedly presented herself as a State House employee able to provide a tender for a military surveillance system, complete with all equipment and logistics — and a mandatory non-disclosure clause.

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Sarah Cohen Contempt Case a Love Sonnet – DCI Kinoti

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Sarah Cohen and DCI George Kinoti. Photo: Courtesy

DCI George Kinoti has accused Sarah Wairimu of using contempt of court proceedings against him to settle grudges her lawyer Phillip Murgor has against the top detective.

Kinoti argues the application by Wairimu is a blatant abuse of advocate-client privilege, with the advocate using the application to channel his long-standing malevolence against the DPP and DCI.

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Waititu: There Was No Seat For Me on Dais During Mashujaa Day

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu. Photo: Courtesy

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu (pictured) has denied claims that he was kicked out of the VIP podium in Mombasa during the Mashujaa Day celebrations on Sunday.

Governor Waititu said he had shown up for the celebrations at Mama Ngina drive without an invitation card and consequently found no seat reserved for him.

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#HandsOffUhuruPark has been trending for the last two days with Kenyans protesting the government’s move to have the controversial JKIA-Westlands expressway cut through the iconic Uhuru Park. Apart from being a recreational facility, Uhuru Park provides Oxygen for more than four million people. Is it right for the government to destroy this facility because of infrastructure?


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