Ken

Kenneth Maina is a top editor at Nairobi Wire. A Bsc. Computer Science graduate from Kenyatta University, Ken balances his time between writing captivating news pieces and maintaining the website code and servers, as well as the occasional tweaks in the design. You can contact him at ken@nairobiwire.com

Ken on 26th Mar

Kenya have started the week beautifully with news of oil discovery in Turkana. President Kibaki broke the news to Kenyans but added that successful drilling is still years away. “This morning, I have been informed by the Minister for Energy that our country has made a major breakthrough in oil exploration. This weekend, Tullow Oil, which has...

Ken on 24th Mar

#Don’t mess with Kony When Kony 2012 video went viral and accumulated over 100 million views in one week, few would have thought that its creator and narrator would be running in the street naked a few days later. Jason Russell is on record saying that he expected the video to get 500,000 views in one years time, so the overwhelming reception...

Ken on 24th Mar

Should  Njeru Githae be on the same side with his brother in law, and the man who made him, SK Macharia, or be in the Uhuru camp? “Mr Kenyatta’s supporters in Parliament  publicly called on Central province residents to boycott RMS outlets” Acting Finance minister Mr Njeru Githae is walking a political tightrope. He is torn...

Ken on 24th Mar

UEFA Trophy Comes To Kenya President Kibaki became one of the first Kenyans to get a feel of the UEFA Champions League trophy. The trophy was presented to him at his Harambee house office by Champions League sponsors Heineken International. Kibaki thanked Heineken for choosing Kenya as one of its destinations for its 4 country tour. He also urged...

Ken on 23rd Mar

Still wondering why Los Blancos Is the richest club. If you’ve been wondering why Real Madrid has been named the richest club in the world year after year, this is why. In 2015, the Spanish La Liga leaders will open an amazing man made island resort in the United Arab Emirates.  The mega project, called Real Madrid Resort Island will host...

Ken on 23rd Mar

Kim Kardashian Floured   Not everyone is loving Kim Kardashian, but if you thought you hate her, then you have to reconsider that. Someone amongst a crowd in a hotel where Kim had gone to launch her new fragrance, hate her so much that she could not let a chance for the Kardashian sister to taste some white powder, slip away. As Kim Kardashian was...

Ken on 23rd Mar

musician jaguar MP, not me.. Musician Jaguar, famous for his ‘kigeugeu’ hit song has denied claims that he is going to vie for the Makadara mp seat. An imposter claiming to be him, took to twitter to announce his candidature. Jaguar is a very good friend of current Makadara mp Mike Sonko and the tweet may have been out to create...

Ken on 23rd Mar

Gor Mahia SirKal. Gor Mahia are stilling receiving backlash from all quarters, and those with the power are stopping at nothing to make sure that K’ogallo are punished for causing chaos during their clash with AFC Leopards. Sports Stadia Management Board (SSMB) has passed a resolution banning Gor Mahia from using any of its stadia for at least...

Ken on 22nd Mar

#GetWellSoon Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney has apologized for breaking a 9 year old’s wrist.The kid, identified as Jamie Thomas had gone with his father to watch the Wolves vs Man U clash but before kick off, during the players warm up, a wayward Rooney shot struck the child on his wrist as he tried to shield himself from being...

Ken on 22nd Mar

Image by Thikaroadblog.net Following widespread complains from people living in Nairobi, Embakasi mp, Ferdinand Waititu is set to erase the graffiti that he has painted in various parts of Nairobi. The graffiti writing painted mainly on the flyovers along newly built Thika Road, read, Waititu 4 Governor. Nairobiwire.com wrote a blog post condemning...