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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 14th May

Where is my Skiza Money. JB Maina, of ‘Mwanake’, the kikuyu song that has been remixed by Wyre, is suing Safaricom for distributing his music on Skiza without his approval. Jb says that neither Safaricom nor any other company has ever consulted him on the small matter of distributing his music. He is waiting to be allocated a date by the...

Ken on 14th May

Where is my Skiza Money. JB Maina, of ‘Mwanake’, the kikuyu song that has been remixed by Wyre, is suing Safaricom for distributing his music on Skiza without his approval. Jb says that neither Safaricom nor any other company has ever consulted him on the small matter of distributing his music. He is waiting to be allocated a date by the...

Ken on 12th May

“He is no different from Ngilu who refuses to shake her opponents hand” Bonny Khalwale has all along been Kenya’s watchman in parliament. He has always lead in the fight against corruption. His ruthlessness in dealing with corrupt ministers has earned him lots of respect. His bravery is undeniable. He brought down Kimunya with his...

Ken on 11th May

Quick advice, people like watching you, not listening to you. The world fastest man needs to go faster than lightning. That’s Usain Bolts title for his new song, ‘Faster Than Lightning’.  The song contains Bolt’s auto tuned voice explaining how he keeps winning. He says, ” when I get to top speed, I turn on the...

Ken on 11th May

There are hundreds of funny cat videos out there. Most of which are visually or musically manipulated. This funny video however is in its original form. Its just hilarious.. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 11th May

Peter Kenneth Takes The Lead. As opposed to 2007 elections, 2013 elections are being held during a period when Kenyans are the 2nd most tweeting nation in Africa. In President Kibaki’s own words, the number of Facebook users is fast approaching 2 million. The significance of this is the proof that millions of Kenyans are getting online. By...

Ken on 10th May

Ciku Muiruri on CNN. Classic 105’s Busted host Ciku Muiruri was recently interviewed on CNN. The interview especially touched on the Oh My God episode, where a woman was deceived that the man she was adulterously sleeping around with, was infected with HIV. The woman went into a period of OMG’s. For that episode, Classic 105 has been ordered...

Ken on 10th May

Julie Takes Up Movie Production. Sunday Live presenter, Julie Gichuru, has taken up movie production. Julie is the executive producer of a movie titled kimya, being shot by imagine pictures, where she is a partner.The movie revolves around a government officer who has records of corrupt deals that go on in the government circles, and wants to expose...

Ken on 10th May

Journalist of the year–> Mohammed Ali. Winners of the inaugural Annual Media Council of Kenya Journalism Awards were feted in Nairobi on 4th May 2012.The awards were part of the two major events that  the Media Council of Kenya had organized around the World Press Freedom Day celebrations between 2nd and 4th of May 2012. The other event was...

Ken on 10th May

Journalist of the year–> Mohammed Ali. Winners of the inaugural Annual Media Council of Kenya Journalism Awards were feted in Nairobi on 4th May 2012.The awards were part of the two major events that  the Media Council of Kenya had organized around the World Press Freedom Day celebrations between 2nd and 4th of May 2012. The other event was...