Sign in
Download Opera News App

gikonyo

EDUCATION

How I Was Rejected by Alliance But Became Kibaki's Doctor

Dr. Dan Gikonyo is a name synonymous with many Kenyans as the founder of Karen hospital more than a 15 years ago. Moreover, the doctor is an author and one of the best and sort-after cardiologists in the country with multiple successful surgeries under his belt. Further, Gikonyo is known for being the personal physician for notable public figures among them former President Mwai Kibaki, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria as well as Jubilee party Secretary General Raphael Tuju.

  10 days ago ago
How I Was Rejected by Alliance But Became Kibaki's Doctor

SOCIETY

'Ogopa Kanairo' Caretaker Vanishes With 1.5 Million Rent Dues Collected From Tenants

A exclusive apartment in Kilimani, Nairobi A long-term contracted caretaker of flats based in Mlango Kubwa in Nairobi has apparently left his client reeling in shock after he turned out to be a low-lying fraud who kept patient as rent from the property piled into one and a half million before he disappeared.

  1 month ago ago
'Ogopa Kanairo' Caretaker Vanishes With 1.5 Million Rent Dues Collected From Tenants

CULTURE

Breaking: Club Drama That Made Former President Deport Minister's Wife

A story is told of Julius Gikonyo Kiano, the first Kenyan to earn a PhD. This is not surprising since one of his supervisors said of him: “He is the brightest foreign student California University ever had". The man who would with time serve in Mzee Jomo Kenyatta's government as the Minister of Labour.

  3 months ago ago
Breaking: Club Drama That Made Former President Deport Minister's Wife

POLITICS

"Raila Drove The Ambulance Himself" Boost To Baba As Another Revelation Is Made By Mutahi Ngunyi

Since declaring his interest in the Presidential seat, Raila Odinga has been campaigning seriously. He has been touring Mt. Kenya region and other regions frequently and selling out his agendas to the people. The good thing is that Raila has been receiving boosts from some leaders in Mt.

  1 month ago ago

ENTERTAINMENT

Meet Dr. Gikonyo Who Raila Recommended To Kibaki in 2002 and Who Has Been Treating Moses Kuria-PHOTO

The friendship between Raila Odinga and Dr. Gikonyo Kiano spans back to the nineties when the two meet. Since then the two have become buddies with their friendship blossoming. He is the founder of Karen Hospital and the personal Doctor to Raila Odinga. Mwai Kibaki at Karen Hospital in 2022

  22 days ago ago
Meet Dr. Gikonyo Who Raila Recommended To Kibaki in 2002 and Who Has Been Treating Moses Kuria-PHOTO

POLITICS

Martha Karua in the Company of Other Leaders Visit Moses Kuria Who Is Admitted in Hospital (Photos)

[Photo courtesy] Late last week rumours surfaced online indicating that Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria had been admitted to a hospital but there was no official communication from his social platforms. However, early today Moses Kuria confirmed that the newly elected Mt Kenya interim spokesperson Martha Karua in the company of other leaders and friends visited him to check on his progress.

  1 month ago ago
Martha Karua in the Company of Other Leaders Visit Moses Kuria Who Is Admitted in Hospital (Photos)

SOCIETY

Meet The First Kenyan African To Own A Car From A 4 Shillings Salary He Is 106 Years Old Now.

At a time when no other African Kenyan had a car, he was the first Kenyan African to own a car, and his story is as fascinating as his achievements.He rose from a KSh 4 salary to become a business entrepreneur and real estate magnate.Gerald Gikonyo Kanyuira was the first Kenyan to own a vehicle.

  6 months ago ago
Meet The First Kenyan African To Own A Car From A 4 Shillings Salary He Is 106 Years Old Now.

POLITICS

Mixed Reactions As Ngunyi Reveals How Raila Drove Kibaki In Ambulance, Paid For His Air Ticket

The former Prime minister Raila Odinga and his 2002 friend and political counterpart Mwai Kibaki were keen on succeeding Moi and ending the 24 year regime. The two men were known to be good friends with like-minded political ideologies. They would campaign together until the time Kibaki had an accident and Raila had to take over.

  1 month ago ago
Mixed Reactions As Ngunyi Reveals How Raila Drove Kibaki In Ambulance, Paid For His Air Ticket

HEALTH

The founder of Karen Hospital has died

Dr. James Mageria who was the founder of Karen Hospital has died after a long illness due to cancer. Fellow pioneers Daniel and Betty Gikonyo have mourned his death and described him as a man of integrity who had a vision to transform the country's health sector. Gikonyo and Betty have recounted the steps they took when they established the hospital and noted the efforts of their colleague to ensure the efficiency of the hospital which is currently one of the best in the country.

  1 month ago ago
The founder of Karen Hospital has died

POLITICS

Mutahi Ngunyi Stirs the Internet After Alleging What Raila Did to Kibaki

State House Strategist Mutahi Ngunyi has astonished Kenyans after His revelations giving History on How ODM leader Raila Odinga saved former President Mwai Kibaki from dying and a time that many government Officials had turned their backs on Him in 2002 when He was about to take power. Ngunyi who was replying to a fan who ignited the whole debate says that Raila who was then a mere Minster didn't have trust and confidence on the driver of the Ambulance Car that was driving Kibaki to Hospital in Kenya where He was supposed to be given first aid after the accident which left Him with fractured legs, arms and injured neck.

  1 month ago ago
Mutahi Ngunyi Stirs the Internet After Alleging What Raila Did to Kibaki

SOCIETY

Meet Gerald Gikonyo, First Kenyan Man To Ever Own A Car.

Gerald Gikonyo Kanyuria, 104 years old, is the first Kenyan man to own a car. Gikonyo was the first man to proudly drive an Austin. He bought the car with his friend. The Austin cost him 300 Kenya shillings. Considering that Gerald's salary per month was 4 shillings, then that was vast fortune.

  1 month ago ago
Meet Gerald Gikonyo, First Kenyan Man To Ever Own A Car.

SOCIETY

Nairobi: Man Steals Millions He Collected As Rent.

Nairobi is Kenyans number one city that is heavily populated with millions of people. This means rental business is of one of the most lucrative jobs due to it's high income generation nature. A man entrusted as a manager to collect rent from tenants at a flat within Mlango Kubwa in Nairobi County has fascinated many people after he decided to pocket Ksh1.59 million.

  1 month ago ago
Nairobi: Man Steals Millions He Collected As Rent.

AUTO

The First Kenyan Man to Ever Own a Car

The number of vehicles in the Kenyan roads have increased dramatically in the recent past perhaps due to technnological advancement and the need to meet demand informed by increase in the number of the working class.

  7 months ago ago
The First Kenyan Man to Ever Own a Car

SOCIETY

'Drama In Nairobi As Landlord Steals Rent Money After Collecting it

A man who had been tasked to collect rent from several houses was arrested after allegedly stealing some of the money. Peter Gathungu Gikonyo was accused of stealing 1.59 million shillings from the rent of several properties. According to reports, Mr Gikonyo was working for Afriland Agencies (AA) in Nairobi County.

  1 month ago ago
'Drama In Nairobi As Landlord Steals Rent Money After Collecting it

POLITICS

Mutahi Ngunyi Lights Up The Internet, Alleges How Raila Drove Kibaki In An Ambulance To Hospital

Political analyst, Mutahi Ngunyi, has left netizens with a surprise, after he revealed details of how the former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, drove retired President Mwai Kibaki to hospital years back. Penning his thoughts on a post from his twitter page with a video in response to Dr Gikonyo's interview, Mutahi Ngunyi alleges that Dr Gikonyo failed to mention how the ODM leader Raila Odinga's luck of trust to the ambulance driver that took Kibaki to Hospital after Machakos accident, made him to drive the ambulance himself.

  1 month ago ago
Mutahi Ngunyi Lights Up The Internet, Alleges How Raila Drove Kibaki In An Ambulance To Hospital

JUSTICE

Manager Charged With Theft Of Sh1.59millon Rent Collections From City Properties

A manager tasked to collect rent from many city properties has been arraigned and charged with stealing Sh1.59 million. Appearing before Milimani Principal Magistrate Zainab Abdul, Mr Peter Gathungu Gikonyo, acting as Afriland Agencies (AA), was found guilty of stealing proceeds from tenants at a flat in Mlango Kubwa Nairobi County.

  1 month ago ago
Manager Charged With Theft Of Sh1.59millon Rent Collections From City Properties

POLITICS

Mutahi Ngunyi Reveals How Raila Odinga Saved President Kibaki.

The unapologetic polital analyst and pundit professor Mutahi Ngunyi has revealed how Raila Odinga saved president Kibaki in 2002. This was after Kibaki was involved in a raod accident which stirred alot of controversy. Mutahi in a rejoinder revealed the notable events. The tweet by Mutahi Ngunyi was a reply to a video posted by former KTN journalist,Dennis Onsarigo, where Kibaki's personal doctor, Dr Gikonyo was giving the accounts of the events.

  1 month ago ago
Mutahi Ngunyi Reveals How Raila Odinga Saved President Kibaki.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Meet the 106-year old Kenyan Billionaire who Started Out as a Fresh Vegetable Hawker

Photo Courtesy/ The Standard.The story of 106-year old kenyan man who is now a proud billionaire identified as Edward Gikonyo is one that easily inspires everyone who harbours ambitions to succeed financially in life.Mr Gikonyo is an astute business mogul who has literally made his billions from scratch as he started out his dream by working as a fresh vegetables hawker in the streets of the capital city, Nairobi.

  6 months ago ago
Meet the 106-year old Kenyan Billionaire who Started Out as a Fresh Vegetable Hawker

SOCIETY

Meet The Driver From Heaven Who Has Been Ferrying The Disabled People In The City For Two Years

There are virtues that as humans, we are supposed and encouraged to have. Kindness, honesty, love and humility are among them. A person with a good heart goes far because of the many blessings they receive from the little good things they do. NTV news aired a story of a driver in Nairobi who has been like an angel to the disabled.

  4 months ago ago
Meet The Driver From Heaven Who Has Been Ferrying The Disabled People In The City For Two Years

POLITICS

The Day Raila Helped Kibaki Get First Class Seat To London To Get Specialized Treatment

Photo Courtesy Personal doctor to for President Mwai Kibaki revealed how the former Prime Minister Hon Raila Amollo Odinga was helpful when Kibaki got an accident in the run up to the 2002 general election. Dr. Dan Gikonyo said that they had sought the help of Kenya Airways to take Kibaki to England for specialized treatment, but they were given three seats at the back of the plane. When they asked to be given first class seats, KQ staff demanded that they pay first, Dr Gikonyo says that honorable Raila offered

  9 months ago ago
The Day Raila Helped Kibaki Get First Class Seat To London To Get Specialized Treatment