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FULL INTERVIEW: Waiguru says this when asked of the last time she spoke to Uhuru

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Former Devolution Cabinet Secretary, Anne Waiguru told JKL Wednesday night that NASA presidential candidate, Raila Odinga is extremely jealous of her achievements.

“I think I embarrassed him too much in Kibera,” she told Jeff Koinange, the host of the show which runs on Citizen TV.

During the wide-ranging interview, Waiguru also refused to answer a question on when she last spoke to her former boss, President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The Kirinyaga gubernatorial candidate also threw jabs at former constitutional affairs minister, Martha Karua, calling her corrupt and promising to embarrass her at the polls.

“I will beat her…my numbers speak for themselves,” she said.

She said that members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in parliament asked her to pay the Sh 10m bribe so they could write a favourable report.

She however did not name them, but promised to disclose their identity in her forthcoming book.

“I don’t watch TV and I don’t buy newspapers in my house,” she said.

Waiguru said Martha Karua would like me to be disqualified because she would be tha beneficiary.

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PwC man who ‘fell’ from 17th floor mourned his mother for a year, cousin reveals.

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BY OLIVIA MUNGWANA

Friends, family and colleagues are painting different portraits of Stephen Mumbo,  the Price Waterhouse Coopers Forensic manager who fell from 17th floor of Delta offices which house the international audit firm.

Mr Mumbo was born in 1977 ,was the last born of two girls and three boys in Kisumu Nyamasaria, a hot, dry and humid area where black cotton soil sucks life from a crop.

Only determined weeds survive.  In the absence of his father, Arthur Waore Mumbo, an administrator at Kemri Busia who died in 1992, it was his mother, Mrs Waore, a teacher at Nyamasaria Primary School, who had the most influence in his life.

But after his father’s death, Mumbo was brought up in Alupe, Busia, by his uncle Mzee Obura, a doctor at Kemri in Alupe.

Fred Obura, a cousin, recalls that the father died when Mumbo was joining form one and his family took him.

But “when his mother died five years ago,” recalls Fred “he snapped in the office and couldn’t work. He took a one-year unpaid sabbatical to mourn his mother.”

Indeed, that Friday morning when he committed suicide, it was the huge photo of his mother in his bedroom that he last saw when he slept, and the first he saw when he woke up.

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Fred attended St Paul’s Amukura with Mumbo who was ahead of him but he recalls that Mumbo was the class prefect in form one and two and by form three and four, he was the library prefect.

“Mumbo was deeply religious and never missed church,” says Fred. Other schoolmates, too, had their own recollections.

St Paul’s Amukura was an academic giant in Busia County where it was founded by Catholic priest Father Louis Okidoi in 1962. Mumbo was the shy brain box with an awkward gait.

In the school’s achievement board, mounted proudly in the administration block, Mumbo narrowly missed being immortalised by one point. It was A- in one subject, Kiswahili, that did him in.

Charles Ekirang, his classmate, says Mumbo was expected to succeed in life since “in an age where we chased girls we nicknamed Marios, from St Mary’s Amukura, Mumbo was chasing after whoever had the key to the library.”

Caleb Etyang, a year ahead of Mumbo, says the studious boy “wasn’t a guy to go for sports or drama outings, he was much more at home in the school and the library.”

He recounts a new, beautiful teacher who drove the boys crazy when she reported, but Mumbo was unmoved with her curves.

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Man who defrauded Mungatana charged

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A Chadian national has been charged with defrauding former Garsen MP Danson Mungatana of Sh76 million on pretext of investing the cash in the oil industry.

Appearing before Nairobi Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi, Mr Abdoulaye Tamba also faced four other counts of being in possession of Sh960, 120,000 in fake currency.

He has also charged with defrauding a trader, Mr Makau Muteke, of Sh700,000 on the same pretext of investing them money on his behalf.

Mr Tamba denied the fraud charges and has been released on a cash bail of Sh3 million. The case will be heard on November 29 this year.

FRAUD SCHEME

Following reports on social media that he had been conned by a witchdoctor, Mr Mungatana opened up the con scheme.

He said he fell prey to an investment scheme which was created by foreigners in cohort with local prominent leaders.

The former MP said the proprietors of the scheme involved in buying and selling of oil appealed to deep-pocketed Kenyans to invest with them on promise of getting huge profits in return.

“We received profit in the first and second rounds, but the third time the proprietors of the scheme disappeared with our money,” said the former assistant minister without revealing the amount he lost.

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Have Breakfast With President Yoweri Museveni

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Rapper Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian had breakfast with Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni on Monday morning at State House, Entebbe.

The couple were flown from Chombe Safari Lodge in the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force helicopter, to State House

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It is not yet clear what was discussed in the meeting as Presidential Press Secretary Lindah Nabusayi declined to divulge details to one of Uganda’s dailies, promising to share them soon.

“You will have them later. We are working on it,” she said.

President Museveni however shared that their meeting bore a fruitful discussion with the duo on how to promote Uganda’s tourism and arts.

Kanye and Kim arrived in Uganda on Friday with their eldest daughter, North. They will be in Uganda until October 19.

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