These Githeri man memes will leave you in stitches


Martin Kimotho, aka Githeriman has grown into an internet sensation after a picture of him eating githeri at the line in the polling station went viral.  It helped to dispel some of the tension that surrounded the atmosphere during election week. Kenyans being the creative lot that they are, didn’t waste any time and photoshopped his image into various memes.

These are some of the memes

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Lena is a contributor at HapaKenya. She is sensitive, a little scatterbrained and loves to read. Feminism saved her life. She writes sappy poetry sometimes. She was a contributor at She made the longlist for the Farafina Trust workshop in 2016 and the shortlist for Jalada Fest Nairobi Masterclass in 2017. Email: