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I am sorry for comments I made about Ivy Wangechi — Homeboyz Radio presenter Didge

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Homeboyz Radio presenter Didge has apologized for his distasteful remarks following the brutal killing of Moi Univesity student Ivy Wangechi.

In an interview with a local daily, Didge expressed regret at what he said on air and admitted that he was insensitive.

Earlier this week, Didge stated that the deceased had lost her life because she was not loyal.

“I was on air with minimal time at my disposal to think through what I would say. Honestly, I hadn’t sat down and prepared to say what I said.

“Now I wish I did not say those words. I got wrong the sensitivity of the timing,” he said.

Further, he maintained that no one deserves to die due to love-related squabbles and apologized for the ‘goof’.

“I am a father; I am a grown man, and the last thing I would want to do is subject my fellow parents to unwarranted pain.

“Having replayed my words again and again, I can now say – soberly – that no person deserves to die due to love-related squabbles,” he said.

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Didge was suspended indefinitely by the radio station and according to an official statement seen by Ureport, the remarks were made on April 9, 2019, during the Mtaani Show — a show that focuses on hard-hitting views of day to day occurrences in the country.

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“We have removed the show from the schedule pending further internal investigation. The presenter in question has also been immediately suspended by the station,” read the statement in part.

Listeners of the show also took to Twitter to express their rage and said that it was disrespectful of the presenter to make fun of the deceased.

The late Wangechi was attacked by her childhood friend Naftali Kinuthia outside the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.

source:ureport.

 

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I’m not a Shylock: Jaguar disowns money lending app

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Starehe MP Charles Njagua, popularly known as Jaguar, has disowned a money lending app that is being marketed as a platform enjoying his sponsorship.

Jaguar has warned the public not to fall victim of the app dubbed ‘Jaguar loan app’.

The app allegedly gives needy Kenyans loans from Sh5, 000.

It bears an old photo of the MP sitting in a chair with a bundle of cash in his hands. The picture was taken from a scene of Jaguar’s  video of his hit song ‘Kioo’.

“Kenyans don’t get duped…..It would be so sad to lose your money to unscrupulous people,” wrote Jaguar on his social media pages.

Unlike other apps that send money directly to a client’s mobile phone, ‘Jaguar loan app’ asks for details of the client’s bank account details where the money will be allegedly deposited.

“Mobile Loans makes it easy for you to access loans from your phone anywhere, any time. Sign up in less than 5 minutes, fill your bank account details, apply for a loan you qualify and receive your money straight to whichever bank account you provide.

“It’s a fast, convenient and reliable way to access instant credit when you need it most. We help you get instant and easy personal or business loans to meet your goals. Everything is done right from the app,” reads the instructions on the app.

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Jaguar joins the list of politicians including Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and Embakasi East MP Babu Owino whose names and photos have been used by conmen to solicit money from unsuspecting Kenyans.

“Nmeekelea thao tatu usiseme zimekunywa Maji,” said donjazzy254.

“Nilikua nataka kui download ila nilipo ona niya “4.6mb” app niliishuku,” wrote tomilli_tenymes.

“Anzisha uenye ni real sasa coz i see the person in the picture ni wewe mwesh,” commented kiptookip.

“Thanks for the information,” stated Jessica Muli.

source:nairobinews

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Waiguru’s Husband narrates how man asked him to leave his Wife

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Lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo, Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waguru’s husband has narrated an ordeal in which a man accused him of trying to snatch his wife.

On his Facebook account, Waiganjo narrated that the agitated man told him to leave his wife alone citing that he had been sending her money regularly.

“Who’s this nut I wonder? His evidence? He’s gone through her phone and I send MPESA to her regularly,” read part of the post.

Out of curiosity, the lawyer decided to ask for the woman’s number and ongoing through his contacts he found out she was his daughter’s hairdresser.

“Turns out she’s my two daughter’s Kenyatta Market hairdresser so of course, I M-Pesa her regularly,” he added.

Waiganjo narrated that the man was so embarrassed and apologised profusely, adding that he had saved a marriage.

Kamotho Waiganjo, a lawyer

 

“I was completely surprised. We had not been talking about formalizing our relationship so I did not expect it. We had just come from holidays and we were celebrating his birthday as we do with close friends every year, “the governor stated.

A traditional Kikuyu ceremony later followed on February 16 – two days after Valentine’s – in Kiamungo, Kirinyaga county with family and invited guests present.

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“It was a beautiful ceremony. The time was right for us to take our relationship to the next level,” Kamotho commented.

Source: kenyans.co.ke

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Blonde Dj Mo caught using iPhone while marketing Oppo

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The concept of an “influencer” is pretty clear; “an individual who can reach many people through various communication channels and can therefore, potentially, influence them to like or dislike, adopt, buy or skip buying, products and services”.

Samuel Muraya, popularly known as Dj Mo, broke the code by going the opposite while influencing for and endorsing the latest Oppo smartphone F11 launched this week.

The gospel Dj sent out several tweets to describe how he likes the latest Oppo gadget while using an iPhone which is a rival product.

Kenyans online, who never miss the opportunity to poke fun at an online gaffe, took notice before Dj Mo could delete the tweets.

NEW FORM OF MARKETING

Using celebrity influencers has become the new form of marketing. It is believed that their fans are likely to use a brand that their “idols” are associated with.

Mr Muraya is not the first person to make such a blunder.

American media mogul and former talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey once sent shares of Windows tumbling down after she used an iPad to promote Windows Surface tablet.

Another influencer Luka Sabbat was sued last year for failing to live up to an agreement to promote Snap Spectacles on his Instagram account.

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The company filed the lawsuit in New York Supreme Court, alleging that Sabbat breached his agreement to post three Instagram stories and one post to his Instagram feed in which he would be wearing the spectacles.

While in Nigeria, renowned tech YouTuber, Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) Samsung Nigeria was forced to deactivate their verified account after he posted from an iPhone.

Russian TV personality Ksenia Sobchak, who doubled as Samsung’s brand ambassador was also sued after she was photographed using an iPhone X during a TV interview instead of a Samsung.

source:nairobinews

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