How Italian Mafia became a part of Mt Kenya Safari Club history?

Mt Kenya Safari Club’s history is a sharp contrast with the prestigious facility set up in the foothills of Mount Kenya in Nanyuki

William Holden together with oil billionaire Ray Ryan and  Swiss banker Carl  Hirschmann founded the club

Ryan allowed the Italian Mafia, or “Mob,” to use the high-class safari lodge as a refuge for their African operations.

The Chicago Outfit continued to operate even after Al Capone’s death, and Ryan was well-connected throughout its ranks.

Ryan founded guilty of changing corporate papers to conceal evidence that he provided members of the Mafia free membership at the club

Humphrey Kariuki, a Kenyan billionaire, now owns the Mt Kenya Safari Club.