Ken on 23rd Dec

Kenya’s three main TV stations; KTN, NTV and Citizen TV on Monday night halted broadcasting in protest of High Court’s decision to give the digital migration in Nairobi the go ahead.Justice Majanja refused to postpone the migration date, stating that no date would be convenient for everyone.The initial date was set at 13th December, following...

Ken on 20th Dec

During [email protected] Jamhuri day celebrations last week, Machakos governor Alfred Mutua chose to celebrate in Nairobi.At one time during the ceremony held at Safaricom Stadium Kasarani, TV cameras pointed to a lady seated next to Mutua. A lady many would soon learn was his wife.Activity on Twitter increased, as Kenyans tried to get to understand where Mrs...

Ken on 20th Dec

We’ve seen some really popular Kenyan YouTube videos. The one about some high school high jump in the rift valley has for instance garnered 3.9 million views. It actually hit 1 million views in just 5 days. Read: Kenya’s Most Viral YouTube Video.. 1 Million Views in 5 Days – High School High Jump in The Rift Valley  We also have...

Ken on 20th Dec

The recently released Google Zeitgeist list shows that among the most googled TV shows are Mexican soap operas. As a matter of fact, six out of the 10 most popular shows in Kenya were soap operas. Among those on the list are: Abyss of Passion, Amor Bravio and La Fuerza del Destino. Though a good number of Kenyans watch them everyday, majority...

Ken on 20th Dec

This is a rare photo of President Uhuru and his then young family. This should probably be in the mid 1990s, judging by the approximate age of the kids.Mama Ngina, it appears, has always been a key figure in the family. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 20th Dec

Singer Stella Mwangi better known as STL, has justed posted photos of herself shutting down Nairobi’s Kenyatta Avenue…literallyIt’s not clear whether she has another song coming up, or the pics are from last year.In June last year, the singer closed down the busy street to shoot a music video, directed by a top Norwegian movie maker.Here...

Ken on 20th Dec

Some time back it was joked that President Uhuru, having heard of Ozil’s success in England, had enlisted his services at the Hague.A nice Photoshop image was prepared.It seems Ozil has delivered, as Bensouda has just barely dropped all charges against the president. The ICC prosecutor yesterday admitted she no longer has evidence against Uhuru,...

Ken on 20th Dec

Moses Wetangula has recaptured his Bungoma senate seat, receiving over 60% of the votes cast.Wetangula got 149, 458 with his closest rival, Musikari Kombo, receiving 81, 016 votes. Citizen TV pundit David Makali, running as an independent candidate came a distant third with a little over 2000 votes.Seasoned politician Bifwoli Wakoli was fourth with 1,...

Ken on 20th Dec

Ugandan politician Kizza Besigye continues to harbour presidential ambitions. This photo was trending recently on Ugandan twitter streets, under the caption, ‘Besigye with an eye for the presidency’..I still find that funny. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 19th Dec

This is definitely one of the best from meme creator @droid254… a depiction of blogger Robert Alai as Biblical Moses, only this time he’s giving us the 10 commandments of Twitter.Truly hilarious.Droid christened him Moses Alai. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...