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How Matiba was pushed into launching own newspaper

Shortly after the first multiparty elections of 1992, he sent his aide with an advertiser’s message to be placed in a national newspaper to express his rejection of Moi’s victory but it was rejected

REPORTER’S DIARY: When I marked birthday as ‘guest of the state’

For those who care to know, I was born on the Good Friday of 1966. At the height of the crusade for multi-partyism in Kenya in the early 1990s, it was just one day to my 26th birthday when the then authoritarian Kanu regime of now retired President Daniel arap Moi struck and converted me into a reluctant, uninvited Guest of the State

Matiba pleads to kill a story in his own newspaper

It is not quite often in the media industry that you have your employer walking into office, accompanied by His Grace the Archbishop, not to offer prayers for you, sack or order you around but literally plead with you not to write or publish a news story

REPORTER’S DIARY: ‘Cursed’ by women who stripped before cameras

The mothers of the political prisoners, among them firebrand Koigi wa Wamwere and lawyers Mirugi Kariuki and Rumba Kinuthia, were protesting the continued incarceration of their sons on flimsy political excuses couched in descriptions such as saboteurs, subversives, agents of foreign masters, disgruntled element and dissidents

REPORTER’S DIARY: Undercover journalist’s 200km treck in Moyale

INSIDE THE NEWSROOM: BACKROOM STORIES YOU NEVER READ

Untold story of Uhuru’s rural home life

A LOOK AT THE BACKROOM STORIES YOU NEVER READ

First byline that gave me the mighty last laugh!

REPORTER'S DIARY: A LOOK AT THE BACKROOM STORIES YOU NEVER READ