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Cyrus Jirongo: Kenya’s ‘broke billionaire’ with nine lives

Cyrus Jirongo during an interview at his Mayfair Suites offices in Nairobi on October 28, 2021.

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What you need to know:

  • The former Lugari MP's survival instinct has seen him make big news for decades.
  • In political rallies, Mr Jirongo was Mr moneybags, dishing out crisp Sh500 notes.