Ken on 19th Dec

Nairobi motorists will now have to pay increased parking fees, following a ruling by High Court Judge Isaac Lenaola dismissing an objection filed by matatu saccos.Motorists who own saloon cars will now be required to pay Sh300, up from the current Sh 140 within the central business district. Outside the central business district, the parking fee...

Ken on 19th Dec

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu PF party plans to rename world renowned tourist attraction, Victoria Falls arguing it cannot continue to honour the legacy of colonialism and Queen Victoria, whom the falls are named after.At its conference last week, President Robert Mugabe’s party said it did not make sense to continue having colonial names and...

Ken on 18th Dec

Kenya Football Federation chairman Sam Nyamweya yesterday stated that Arsenal and another top club will play in Kenya in July next year.Actually he said that Arsenal will play in Kenya every year for the next three years.This is apparently for the Magic Cup tournament.Considering the state of our stadiums and the fact that Kenya provides little monetary...

Ken on 18th Dec

On Friday night, artiste Jaguar unveiled his new ride at Kasarani Stadium. It was during the Safaricom Live Concert, where Jamaican Tarrus Riley was the main act.The new vehicle is a Jaguar XJ series, said to cost anywhere between Sh10 and 20 million. The Star newspaper quotes Sh 16.8 million.That’s not all.The car, which not only matches his...

Ken on 18th Dec

Just a few weeks after unveiling it’s first ever Boeing 777-300ER, Kenya Airways yesterday welcomed its latest member, an Embraer E-190.The airline has not indicated what routes the new plane will operate, but it’s expected to take some of KQ’s shorter distances. The Boeing 777-300ER, christened Masai Mara, is operating between Nairobi...

Ken on 18th Dec

Two weeks ago, Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko photoshopped himself with Mandela and posted the pic on Facebook.The embarrassing story was picked up by major news outlets worldwide, but Sonko neither apologized nor deleted the photo, in fact, he wrote another post attacking his attackers.Among the attackers were his Facebook fans. Here are some of the...

Ken on 18th Dec

After news of Mandela broke, Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko photoshopped himself with Mandela and posted the picture on Facebook.It’s fake aspects were numerous, from the younger looking Mandela, to the taller looking Sonko, to the blurry Mandela but ‘clear’ Sonko.The controversial politician made international headlines with major news...

Ken on 18th Dec

South Africa was left in extreme humiliation after news that the sign language interpreter at Mandela’s memorial was a fake, who used made up signs for hours. This is the guy who stood just a few feet from world leaders including US President Barack Obama, raising a lot of questions about the security at the event.Away from that, someone has...

Ken on 18th Dec

Google has released their annual Zeitgeist report, that indicates the search trends on it’s various country specific sites.Big stories of the year have dominated Google.co.ke search, with Westgate, Mutula Kilonzo, JKIA fire and IEBC emerging among the top 10.Lucy Kibaki, Nelson Mandela, Uhuru Kenyatta and Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker...

Ken on 18th Dec

Churchill Show comedian Chipukeezy was recently in Dubai, where he entertained a diaspora meeting for the Kenyans in the country.An excited Chipukeezy took to Facebook to share pics of his time in the rich arab country. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...