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Ex-minister Kenneth Matiba climbed Mt Kenya 18 times NEVER MISS A STORY - 12 months ago, 16 Apr 20:45

Grace Gitau

Multi-party crusader Kenneth Matiba climbed Mt Kenya, Africa’s second highest peak, 18 times in his eventful life. Naromoru River Lodge, a hotel managed by The Alliance Group of Hotels, has an album filled with black and white photographs of Mr Matiba on the mountain. The hotel, acquired by the former minister in 1980, has won the hearts of hundreds of domestic and international tourists who have conquered the mountain. K.S.N MATIBA Several t-shirts pinned on the hotel walls are prominently marked ‘K.S.N Matiba’, a testament of the politician’s exploits. They paint a picture of a man who was brave but also an adventure lover. Edward Wangeci, the hotel’s general manger, said this has inspired guests who had no intention of climbing the mountain to sign up for the adventurous journey. “We have had guests who admire the writings on the wall and desire a similar experience. We do not want ...
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