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 08th Dec

ELDORET North MP William Ruto yesterday said he has enough wealth to fully finance his 2012 presidential campaigns. Ruto said he has nothing to hide although people have questioned the source of his wealth and how he finances his campaigns. Ruto is conservatively estimated to be worth several billions of shillings. “I can account for every coin...

Ken on 08th Dec

Bokio Borisov, Bulgaria Prime minister is in contention for the country’s footballer of the year award. He is currently second on the list of favourites after Manchester united’s Dimtar Berbatov despite their 22 years difference. Borisov, who coached the national karate team before getting into politics, became prime minister in 2009 but...

Ken on 08th Dec

Bokio Borisov, Bulgaria Prime minister is in contention for the country’s footballer of the year award. He is currently second on the list of favourites after Manchester united’s Dimtar Berbatov despite their 22 years difference. Borisov, who coached the national karate team before getting into politics, became prime minister in 2009 but...

Ken on 08th Dec

Rihanna in a see through dress. ...

Ken on 08th Dec

A weird Ugandan is determined to be in space by the year 2020.  Chris Nsamba, a freelance aeronautics engineer and founder of the African Space Research Program has been building the spacecraft in his backyard. He has even been interviewed by the BBC and he showed optimism that he would be finishing his project within 4 to 6 years. Spacecrafts are...

Ken on 07th Dec

Facebook list of the most popular terms in  2011 is out and the same culprits are still on top. From football stars, to entertainment and movie stars, to osama bin Laden. The list is long and here are the top. Actors and TV Personalities 1. Megan Fox 2. Vin Diesel 3. Adam Sandler 4. Selena Gomez 5. Will Smith 6. Taylor...

Ken on 07th Dec

10 years since the fight for a dedicated internet porn high level domain started, it is finally here with us.Florida-based ICM Registry is overseeing the top-level domain (TLD) geared for adult entertainment and reported that it is seeing nearly a million visits daily to buy .xxx website. The campaign to add .xxx to the internet started in earnest...

Ken on 06th Dec

TOKYO (AP) — An outing of luxury sportscar enthusiasts in Japan ended in an expensive freeway pileup — smashing a stunning eight Ferraris, a Lamborghini and two Mercedes likely worth more than $1 million together.Police say they believe the accident Sunday was touched off when the driver of one of the Ferraris tried to change lanes and hit the...

Ken on 06th Dec

The government of Syria has banned the use of iphones in the country over what is seen as action to regulate what gets out of the country. Videos have been uploaded over the internet showing police brutality over its citizens ever since the riots and civil unrest began. But the effects of banning Iphones in the country where the father of the founder...

Ken on 06th Dec

Morocco recently opened the largest shopping mall in Africa and top five largest in the world. The shopping mall has been under construction since 2007 and has taken over 255 million US dollars, about 20 billion Kenya shillings. All this money has been spread over an area of a few hectares. It will contain over 300 big shops including some of the...