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 19th Apr

Not So Fast.. Days after Dennis Oliech announced his retirement from Kenya’s national team, Harambee Stars, it is emerging that he may be headed nowhere. FIFA has cracked the whip and are now threatening to sanction the Auxerre player. Oliech has been claiming he was not ‘consulted’ and duly paid for his image use on an East Africa...

Ken on 19th Apr

Facing Mount Kenya. Gitobu Imanyara has been undeniably pro-reformist since Moi’s time. He is known to speak for the law and has on occasions had only Martha Karua on his side in parliament. As far as i can remember, he has not spread any weird propaganda and is not tribal. So, when he spoke and said how he was forced to say ‘Uhuru Tuko...

Ken on 19th Apr

Who’s Laughing Now. Gospel artiste Juliani, is giving away his first car, a starlet, to one of his fans. The lucky person should have bought his album. Several other merchandise including airtime is up for grabs from the exponential potential singer.  Juliani is known for his marketing skills and a few months ago, his face was all over the...

Ken on 19th Apr

Malindi Has A Space Station. Did you know that there was a  space station capable of launching rockets in Kenya? I must admit, until yesterday, I did not think we would be having any in the next 100 years. The Luigi Broglio Space Centre (BSC) has been in Malindi since the 60’s. It was built by the Italians and they have continued to manage...

Ken on 18th Apr

Prezzo At Limuru 2B Veteran artiste, Jackson Makini, better known as Prezzo, is finding his way into politics. The musician who has seen a downward graph in recent years, may have just decided to leave the kitchen to Jaguar. Prezzo was among those who were running up and down at the Limuru 2B foiled meeting. He was in the worthy company of veteran...

Ken on 18th Apr

Lets Do Business.  NTV business news journalist Larry Madowo is finally leaving the station. There had been many false alarms previously that Larry was leaving the media house for the monied CCTV. Many reporters were snapped by the Chinese entrant and are said to be earning well above what they previously were.  Larry Madowo has been very instrumental...

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....