5th ColumnistPhilip Ochieng is a very famous man in Kenya having built his name in the East African country’s journalism circles over a period going back decades. Today younger readers will remember him as the ultimate grammar nazi in the Nation newspaper where he points out errors in copy. Yes grammar nazi’s out there, you can actually get paid to tell folks the mistakes in the media if you are good enough at it.

A new biography of the man called, The 5th Columnist: A legendary Journalist by Liz Gitonga-Wanjohi, an editor with the Sunday Nation has recently wrapped up. It will be available to the public with first a big launch then general distribution.

For more information about the Longhorn published book please visit the official Facebook page of the book.