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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 12th Apr

Musician Eric Wainaina has added his voice to the tribal politics that are beginning to come back into the Kenyan scene, ie. GEMA and KAMATUSA. On a blog post titled, GEMA  Does Not Represent Me,on his official website, The award winning star slams the ‘prayer rallies’ (quoted because of the actual time allocated to prayer compared to...

Ken on 12th Apr

NMG’s Answer To Afrosinema? In what may come more as a disappointment, Nation Media Group has replaced e africa TV station with their very own QTV. For the many who were following E Africa’s programmes, they either adjust to the new developments or find a new home.QTV has been introduced as a Swahili station, but going by the programming...

Ken on 12th Apr

What About My Drink… Kiss 100’s Shaffie Weru, is probably known more for his drinking habits than his afternoon show. During the Easter weekend, he decided to treat himself to some NaksVegas ( 10 aside rugby  tourney hosted in Nakuru). As the rumours by some trash gossip sites go, Shaffie started hitting on a chick who was accompanied...

Ken on 11th Apr

The Hard Times Of RJ Berger.. The star actor of MTV’s popular drama, ‘The hard times of RJ Berger’, Paul Iacono, has revealed he is gay. On an interview with The Village Voice, RJ reveals, “I tried coming out a couple of times as a kid, from 13-14 on, and was always squashed on.” He added, “It was not until I was 18 that...

Ken on 10th Apr

Enjoy Your Fright.. We’ve all watched the movie snakes on a plane. Now, the actual occurrences of the movie happened in real life. An Australian pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after a snake popped its head out of his dashboard. Blennerhassett, the pilot, made an emergency call to the control tower shortly after takeoff, and was...

Ken on 09th Apr

Not The Eggs… Panagiotis Bourchas, a Greek reporter, got a treat of his life, when out of nowhere, people started pelting him with eggs and yoghurt on live TV. Angry protesters broke into the news studio, when the reporter was hosting a guest and started throwing eggs and yoghurt, while chanting some slogans. Panagiotis meanwhile remained calm...

Ken on 09th Apr

Air Force.. A beach goer on St. Maarten’s Maho Beach tried to test how long she can hold behind the engine of a big plane. The beach is known for its proximity to the Princess Juiliana International Airport. A passerby filmed as the woman tried to hold on the gates of the airport, testing to see if she can withstand the power of the jet. As...

Ken on 09th Apr

THE TIMES NEWSPAPER UK ARTICLE ON TB JOSHUA PROPHECY The death of Malawi president Bingu wa Mutharika has continued to cause shock waves throughout the continent, especially considering it was prophesied by one TB Joshua. Nairobi wire wrote a post dissecting this man TB Joshua, and also some of his past prophesies. Reading through that post, you...

Ken on 09th Apr

Kambua Says I DO! Gospel artiste Kambua on Saturday married  pastor and businessman Jackson Mathu at the Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club.The two exchanged vows overlooking the artificial lake at the golf course. “I’m so excited and thank you for celebrating with us,” said Kambua. Some of the performances during the wedding included, Esther...

Ken on 09th Apr

ODM deputy party leader Musalia Mudavadi held a secret meeting with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday morning. Although the Star could not establish the agenda of the five-hour meeting at State House Kampala, it emerged that the talks centered on regional politics. “We know that they discussed regional politics, including...