Kenya's Trending Topics on March 23, 2018

  • Kenyans were on Friday engaged in a heated discussion following the developments on investigations into Murang'a woman representative Sabina Chege's complaint on a conman posing as her.

    Netizens expressed doubt that Ms Chege's claims were true with most accusing the Member of Parliament (MP) of having a hand in the scam.

    They poked holes in her narrative after Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) boss George Kinoti stated that the suspect had a "special relationship" with the MP.

    Here are some of the comments that were shared on the topic "Sabina Chege".

    The conman is said to have solicited funds from parliamentarians while posing as the Murang'a legislator.

    He was identified as Wazir Benson Masubo Chacha, a 25-year-old who recently claimed to have been in an illicit affair with former Bomet Woman Representative Cecilia Ng'etich.

    The MP also emerged as the top trending search on Google for the day under the keywords "Sabina Chege".

    Ezekiel Mutua

    Kenya Films Classification Board (KFCB) CEO Ezekiel Mutua became a trending topic on Friday after a filmmaker faulted him for flaunting copyright laws

    Germany’s Hamburg Media School, makers of the Oscar-nominated Watu Wote film, accused Dr Mutua of screening the film in Las Vegas, USA without their permission.

    Here are some of the comments that were shared.

    Justice Paul Kihara

    New Attorney General Paul Kihara trended on Friday following his Thursday interview with MPs where he was given an opportunity to state why he is the best pick for the job. 

    Netizens continued to share their views on the judge who has been serving as the head of the Court of Appeal.

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