Ken on 27th Jun

Kenneth Lusaka – Governor Yesterday, details of Bungoma County budget were revealed, and as it turned out, the budget is as ridiculous as they get.The governor has allocated himself Sh53 million for entertainment, and Sh22 million for his travels. Sh1 million has been set aside to buy the Speaker’s attire, and a further Sh10 million...

Ken on 27th Jun

In today’s Daily Nation cartoon, Gado illustrates the treatment the three African presidents of the countries Obama is visiting will be subjected to. Secret Service will take over issues and though this may be an exaggeration, some senior people in government will definitely go through this. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 27th Jun

This was during the launch of Niko na Safaricom Live on Tuesday night. New artists were unveiled and most of last year’s acts have been replaced. Eric Omondi will take Jalang’o’s place.Camp Mulla are also out, and understandably so and so is Size 8. Some new entrants include P Unit, Octopizzo and DJ Kaytrixx.   Last year’s...

Ken on 27th Jun

Kenneth Lusaka – Governor Attention has now shifted from the Mpigs to the Governors, who are turning out to be greedier than the law makers. On the spot this week is Bungoma governor Kenneth Lusaka. Yesterday, it emerged that the impoverished county has one of the most ridiculous budgets yet. For a start, the governor has allocated...

Ken on 27th Jun

[Photo||Nation] The eleven Kenyans detained in Lagos recently were yesterday released, and should be arriving in Nairobi today. The release was after talks between the Kenyan and Nigerian governments. However, there has been no word on the status of the chattered plane, which Chinedu promised to keep, as a form of compensation for his property...

Ken on 27th Jun

Arsenal striker Theo Walcott last week married his childhood sweetheart Melanie Slade. The exclusive ceremony was attended by some of his teammates, and Hello magazine, which had exclusive image rights, released some photos.  © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 27th Jun

Two of East Africa’s biggest artists, Diamond of Tanzania and Chameleone of Uganda, will perform on the same stage this August, during Florida 2000’s 30th anniversary gala, scheduled for August 24th.Badder Dan Most singer, Redsan, will also be among a host of other Kenyan artistes lined up for the celebrations in Nairobi.  “We are...

Ken on 26th Jun

For most people, an opportunity to meet a sitting American president would not even be put on the ‘consideration table’. It would be taken fast, disregarding all other important plans. That would explain why our Chief Justice is travelling all the way to Senegal to meet Obama.Chris Kirubi is however not most people, and yesterday, he released...

Ken on 26th Jun

These are 15 stunning photos of the beautiful Sarah Hassan, MNET’s Mashariki Mix presenter and former actress at Citizen TV’s Tahidi High, where she played Tanya. Photos courtesy of Nancie Mwai, Wambui Mukenyi and friends. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 26th Jun

After businessman Chris Kirubi snubbed Obama, another high profile person has followed suit. Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has also refused to attend a meeting with Obama in Dar-es-salaam next week.Bob made the announcement on Twitter, in response to his friend Chris Kirubi, who sought to know his opinion on his earlier snub. I’ve been having...