NTV news anchor woke up recently to find his Wikipedia page edited. The edited biography contained various changes such as he was born in 1889 and was born in Uganda where he worked mining copper before eventually moving to Kenya in 1913.
The edited page further portrayed him as a politician, joining the Kenyan Workers’ party in the year 1919 before becoming the party leader of Kazi as from 1921 to 1923, a period in which he attempted a coup of Kisumu. He was also said to have been Chancellor of Kenya from 1933 to 1945 as well as initiated World War II and the invasion of Poland.
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