Matiba, a friend that Moi brought down
By JOHN KAMAUMore by this AuthorIt is only after you mention Kenneth Stanley Njindo Matiba that you start to get the inside story of the Nyayo regime. There were many daredevils who tried to stop the Moi regime — but most of them had no clout and no money. The entry of millionaire Kenneth Matiba changed the matrix. While the High Court had ordered that Matiba get a compensation of Sh978 million for damages and violations he suffered and for expenses he incurred for his medication, Matiba died before he could get fully compensated, and the matter is still pending in court. “I had kept a low profile and refused to engage in politics, yet I was being harassed,” Matiba said on why he joined the call for multiparty politics.