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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 21st Dec

Two men in their late 20s allegedly stole DVDs and computer games from a store in Madison before driving off in their escape car. Throughout their escape in the car, they laughed and joked at how they had gotten away so easy and also discussed which was the best place to sell their loot. Finally they settled on a certain video store and decided to...

Ken on 20th Dec

Singer Akon has signed 3 African musicians in his Konvict Music record label. The three, Wizkid, P-square and 2 face idibia, become the latest to be snapped up by big artist following in the footsteps of Dbanj who was recently signed by Kanye west. Among musicians in the Konvict Musik label include Lady Gaga, Brick & Lace, Colby O’Donis. Akon...

Ken on 20th Dec

A 76- year-old British woman went to a specialist complaining of weight loss and diarrhea and was diagnosed with severe diverticulosis, a condition that’s common in older people in which small pouches bulge out from the colon. A scan was done and doctors were surprised to see something linear in shape. On asking the woman about it, she remembered...

Ken on 19th Dec

Thousands of migrating birds reportedly mistook a Wal-Mart parking lot, football fields, highways and other areas of southern Utah for bodies of water and plummeted to the ground. It is estimated that about 1500 birds died while thousands more were injured. The birds, a flock of eared grebes, is water loving and likes to make landings on water bodies....

Ken on 19th Dec

Popular Nigerian actor, Chinedu Ikedieze, better known as Aki, of the popular Nigerian comedy movie Aki na Ukwa, finally wed his lover. The lucky girl is Nneoma Hope Nwajah. the ceremony was held secretely in Lagos, after another traditional wedding a week earlier. Among those in attendance were the duo of  P-Square and of course his screen twin...

Ken on 18th Dec

2011 has seen the explosion of Kenyan entertainment industry. To be fair, we could have done better. However, a lot has happened and its that time of the year when we look back and see who really entertained us.Entertainment has many categories. Sports is also a form of entertainment but will be dealt with on sportsperson of the year category. In Kenya,...

Ken on 18th Dec

How do you know you are in the festive season? Well, you have your ways. From the Santa clauses outside shopping malls to the seasons greetings on TV, to the countless promotions out there. Well, search giant, Google is giving us a Christmas to remember. For the first time, typing a wish on the search engine will actually be a command. Try this, type...

Ken on 17th Dec

Kenyan gospel singer Juliani  launched his Exponential Potential music video on Google plus, the social networking site by Google. This makes him the first artist in Kenya to launch a video online. Juliani said “I am excited to launch my video first online and specifically on G+. I believe in the power of technology and the internet as it makes...

Ken on 17th Dec

A 39 year old woman talked for more than half a day non stop while on a train from Oakland, California, to Salem, Oregon. The telephone conversation which was reported to be loud, disturbed other passengers and several attempts by the passengers and the train staff requesting her to cut shot the conversation fell on deaf ears. Despite the train company...

Ken on 17th Dec

Facebook is threatening to sue Mark Zuckerberg. Yes, you read right, Mark Zuckerberg. An Israeli entrepreneur  recently changed his name from Rotem Guez to “Mark Zuckerberg.” Guez now Zuckerberg launched a ‘like store’ that sold Facebook “likes” to companies, a violation of the social networking site’s policies....