Billionaire millers who shipped maize to Mombasa unmasked

The IVS Pinehurst after it docked at the port of Mombasa on May 9, 2017 with 29,900 tonnes of maize. Transport Principal Secretary Paul Mwangi said the maize was first imported to South Africa from Mexico. PHOTO | LABAN WALLOGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The last time Holbud was mentioned in Kenya it was about a maize scandal.
  • Kitui Millers is associated with one of the wealthiest Mombasa families of Salim Taib with an empire straddling East Africa.
  • The other beneficiary was Mombasa Maize Millers.

As many questions remain unanswered on the identity of the billionaire millers who brought in the cargo of maize, what is clear is that they have been here before – done that.

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