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October 26, 2017 9:49 AM Githeri no more? Martin Kamotho, Githeri man, slays as he casts his vote

Martin Kamotho the man who carried the hopes of the country during the hotly contested August 8 elections has today voted at Imara Primary School in Embakasi. Githeri man as he came to be known, looked refined and polished in a suit, far from the photo that captured the nation during the last election. The githeri that he had carried along when he went to vote was nowhere 119

August 12, 2017 12:22 PM Githeri man now a land owner in Karen

After his picture eating githeri while on the queue on the Election Day went viral, Martin Kamotho has become a national sensation. He has not only grown popular, the casual labourer at Nairobi County is now a proud land owner in Karen after Ngong Crescent gifted him with a serviced plot worth Ksh269,000. The parcel of land comes after he was accorded 25

August 12, 2017 6:43 AM How a man holding his precious githeri managed to unite all Kenyans

Kenyans had just finished voting, back in their homes waiting for the Independent and Electoral Boundaries Commission to tally and announce the winners. IEBC’s KIEMS kit (Kenya Integrated Electoral Management System) was working at its best, minute after minute, streaming in results to the national tallying centre at KICC, with the same being displayed 22

August 11, 2017 1:08 AM GITHERI MAN: Photo of lanky man eating out of paper bag becomes instant hit online

NAIROBI, KENYA: A city cleaner is the newest toast in town. But the man has made a name from winning a big bet - as has been the craze lately - but for simply turning up to exercise his civic duty. On Election Day, Martin Kamotho, 41, woke up at midnight so he could be among the first voters at Imara Primary School in Dandora, Nairobi, to cast his vote. But when he arrived 10

August 10, 2017 6:03 PM Martin Kamotho, the 'githeri man' who broke the internet

On Tuesday, August 8, Martin Kamotho Njenga queued patiently, waiting for his turn to vote at the Imara Primary School polling station in Kayole when suddenly, hunger pangs struck. He left the queue and asked those around him to ‘watch’ his position in the queue as he would be returning shortly. Mr Kamotho emerged moments later with a polythene bag of githeri 15

December 19, 2014 8:57 PM Kenya : We do society gross injustice when we lavish extravagant praise on the dead

The loss of human life is a terrible thing. It is painful for the bereaved family and the friends. Common decency dictates that we should respect the sensibilities of those in mourning. Put differently, this has been called “respecting the dead.” Mark Antony tells us in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, “The evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred 2