Monday, July 28, 2014 - He calls himself the blackest man in black Africa and yes! Fred Obachi Machoka has become the latest victim of “internet murder.” Apparently some Kenyans on Twitter were spreading rumors that Fred had passed on at Nairobi Hospital.
Below is the tweet that started the rumor;
Veteran Journalist and Radio Presenter Fred Obachi Machoka dies at 69 at Nairobi Hospital abt 5 minutes ago. Fred... http://t.co/l6EVqPnfXQ
— Adede Owalla (@DailyKenyan) July 27, 2014
Fred rubbished that rumour and had this to say;
"It's sad that some people are spreading false information on social media that I have passed on.
As stated above, to the best of my knowledge, I am alive and kicking and I intend to stay that way God - willing. This kind of rumour hurts a lot of
The Kenyan DAILY POST