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 17th Apr

#NairobiTremor Kenyans on twitter, #KOT have made it a tradition to reach for their phones anytime anything happens. The best was when oil was announced in Turkana. #TurkanaOil became a global trend. Today, #KOT were back. Some of them who were dead asleep when the tremor was witnessed, could now tell you the nitty gritties of the tremor. Everyone...

Ken on 17th Apr

Busted.. A radio station will pay a Sh800,000 fine for claiming in a live interview that a man who was allegedly having an affair with a married woman who was HIV-positive. Classic FM was ordered to pay the fine by the Media Council Complaints Commission. The commission found the radio station guilty of discussing and exposing an individual’s...

Ken on 16th Apr

Tupac’s Hologram, Fricking Awesome If you’ve not heard by now, Tupac is back, yes he has resurrected. The wonders of modern technology have brought back the iconic rapper back to life in form of a hologram. At the Coachella music festival in California, Tupac’s hologram performed a couple of his greatest hits and was at one point...

Ken on 16th Apr

No More Nairobi Nights. Popular, faceless blogger, Sue Maisha, of nairobinights.info has decided to quit blogging. Sue is a prostitute who, in her own words is building a brand. Her blog has fanatical following mainly because of the way she breaks down her sex stories. She is said to have turned down interviews with major news companies, among them...

Ken on 16th Apr

Straight Up. Anerlisa muigai karanja. Word is that Ian Mugoya broke up with his super rich girlfriend and daughter to Tabitha Karanja of Keroche Breweries Anerlisa Muigai.For a while now, the two have been together and it is rumoured that Anerlisa was the bill payer.  At one time, Anerlisa had gone clubbing only to be accompanied by bodyguards....

Ken on 16th Apr

Hassan Omar To Say I DO. Former KNCHR commissioner Hassan Omar Hassan is expected to marry his long term girlfriend Asli Osman Mahmoud on a four day event, with the vows exchange on Saturday in Mombasa. The invite only event is set to bring together the who’s who in the political, business and celebrity world, with the guests expected to be...

Ken on 16th Apr

Hips Don’t Lie. She partied for 30 minutes. She may be the secretary of state, but who said she can’t party and have fun. Hillary Clinton was last night photographed  knocking herself out together with a group of friends. Clinton who is in Cartagena, Colombia, for the summit of the Americas, showed up at a bar called La Havana, minutes...

Ken on 15th Apr

When foreign affairs minister,Sam Ongeri, revealed to a parliamentary commission last week that president Kibaki had turned down a visit to the UK in 2010, where he was to meet both the prime minister and the queen, it was pretty obvious something was wrong. Despite Ongeri refusing to reveal the reasons for the cancelled trip on camera, people concluded...

Ken on 15th Apr

100 Years Later,Titanic Memory Lives On.  Today marked exactly 100 years since the titanic sunk. At 11:40, on its first voyage, en route to New York, Titanic hit an iceberg and that resulted to its sinking 3 hours later. By around 2:20 am, the entire ship had disappeared beneath the water surface. More than 1500 people lost their lives. Many years...

Ken on 15th Apr

Zuma To Say I DO. South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma, is set to marry his long-time fiancee and fourth wife, Bongi Ngema. Zuma, who just turned 70 will have his wedding coming weekend, his spokesman said.“President Jacob Zuma will be formalizing his relationship with his fiancée by having a private traditional ceremony this coming...