Philip Ochieng’s work spoke of a language genius

Philip Ochieng

Longhorn Publishers chairman F.T. Nyammo, Philip Ochieng and Liz Gitonga-Wanjohi, the author ‘The 5th columnist, A Legendary Journalist’  during the launch of the biography at The Stanley, Nairobi, on August 21, August 2015.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group 

What you need to know:

  • Philip Ochieng may not have earned a university degree academic, but his writing spoke of a talented man in the language
  • He had a restless spirit that saw him move from one foreign university to another.

My first encounter with Philip Ochieng was when I joined the Nation Media Group as a correspondent in 2002.

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