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 18th Apr

“While other artistes are shooting their videos in Mathare slum, Camp Mulla is closing down Mama Ngina Street” Camp Mulla,the hottest group in town ain’t stopping at nothing.  After releasing two very successful hits, they are ready to rock the nation and the world again. They have officially released their newest single, Hold...

Ken on 18th Apr

If Wishes Were Horses… A 25 year old dwarf beggar in Saudi Arabia was living the life of a king. The beggar is reported to have been making an average of US$800 a day. That makes it over $20,000 a month, way above what an average American make. Her day job was however cut short after police arrested her.  Everyday, her father would escort...

Ken on 18th Apr

AMAZING. Doctors in Pakistan are currently working to save the life of a baby that was born with 6 legs. A doctor was quoted saying that it is not one baby, but two, with one being very premature. It was said that the rare condition only affects one in a million. “The doctors are examining the infant to plan for necessary treatment to save...

Ken on 18th Apr

Ronaldo Tested To The Limit. Just before the champions league semi final between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo had his boots stolen from the Bayern Munich locker room. Spanish newspaper, Marca, reported that several Real Madrid players lost their boots in the dressing room, but the most affected was Ronaldo, who lost 3 pairs....

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...