Ken on 31st Mar

Groove Awards 2012.. the complete list. The nomination list for the 7th Groove awards was unveiled on 27th March at the Nairobi Museum. The invite only event was attended by the who is who in the showbiz industry. Here is the list of the nominees in the various categories. You can vote for your favourite by dialling *811# , or at the Goove Awards...

Ken on 31st Mar

The Dumbest Bank Robbers Ever. If there are dumber thieves, then these ones are a close second. The robbery was well scripted and executed and no one raised an eyebrow. It was bloodless and perfect until it came to opening the safe where 36 million Kenya shillings ( approximately $500,000 ) was stored.The money was to be picked up at Equity Centre,...

Ken on 30th Mar

Mike Rabar Following the troubles of homboyz radio, following its frequencies acquisition by Alex Kosgey’s One FM, the radio station has found a new home. Homeboyz CEO, Mike Rabar said, the station has shifted frequencies from 91.5 to 103.5, which is, according to him, more stable. Homeboyz cast will not be changed according to Rabar....

Ken on 30th Mar

Not My Wife!! Al Wasl manager Diego Maradona is at war with Al Shabab, (not the Somali one ). His club, Al Wasl, lost contentiously to rivals  Al Shabab, and all hell broke loose. Argentine fans watching the game in the VIP area got into a war of words with supporters of the winners Al Shabab. The bone of contention was the actions of  Al Shabab’s...

Ken on 29th Mar

It is here with us and if you have always wanted to have a touch of the cup that has passed through the hands of the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho, Alex Ferguson, Wesley Sneidjer, and a lot more world class players, now you have a chance. The UEFA Champions league trophy is in Nairobi and throughout this week will be available...

Ken on 28th Mar

Say your final prayer! The pilot after he was arrested A pilot with JetBlue airlines went berserk and yelled at his passengers to say the lord’s prayer. Clayton Frederick Osbon, 49, screamed ‘say your prayers, say your prayers’ as he ran down the aisle. He is also claimed to have shouted, ‘Iraq, al-Qaeda, terrorism,...

Ken on 27th Mar

This is Justin Bieber’s £3.8 million new home, just next to the homes of Britney Spears and Steven Spielberg. It boast of a big swimming pool and a large guest house. He recently almost bought Ashton Kutchers home. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 27th Mar

Bieber’s Phone Number Prank. What would you do if you were a belieber and Bieber tweets his phone number asking you to call him. Justin Bieber tweeted his phone number, ( or so he claimed ) and asked his followers to call him RIGHT NOW. The catch was, the phone number had the final digit missing. That meant that if the number was real, then...

Ken on 27th Mar

Why always him? Marion Balotelli always finds a way to be in the news. His latest being where he gate-crashed an Inter Milan press conference. As Inter CEO Ernesto Paolillo was unveiling the new manager, Andrea Stramaccion, Balotelli walked in, shook the hands of those at the top table, and left. Meanwhile, his red Ferrari was parked outside. Inter...

Ken on 26th Mar

In other news: We have discovered oil. Local news round up: Oil discovered in Turkana. Just as Kenyans were celebrating the discovery of oil, Kibaki dropped us another breaking news, the cabinet reshuffle, (bad decision). Why would you cut the moment of a lifetime to give Kenyans not very important news. It would have been more courteous if the...