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Wavinya Ndeti in yet another language goof – VIDEO

Wavinya Ndeti is back in the news with yet another language goof.

The former Kathiani MP has coined a new English word, ‘thieffery’.

Wavinya, while commenting on Governor Alfred Mutua’s swearing in ceremony, said “the people can see the thiffery,” before quickly correcting herself and adding, “the stealing that has happened.”

She also claimed; “Mutua alibeba watu kutoka KUTU kwingine wapige kura.”

The comment made in an interview on KTN was shared widely on social media and elicited a range of comments from users who sought to find out where Wavinya schooled.


The goof comes weeks after she coined a new Swahili proverb “yaliyo ndwele sipite” while attempting to pull off the “yaliyopita si ndwele.”

It’s however, instructive to note that “thievery” is an English word in the dictionary.

In a past interview with Standard newspaper, Wavinya’s academic profile was captured that she went to Athi River and St Mary’s Molo primary school before joining the Kenya High School.

She later went to West London College for an advanced diploma in business system analysis and design, before enrolling in South Bank University in London where she graduated with a BSc in Computer Science.

She also holds Masters in Science and Business Administration from United Kingdom.

“Education abroad helped shape and open windows of opportunities for me. I met people from across the globe who impacted positively on me,” she said during that interview.

Here are comments that users made about Wavinya’s latest goof;