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 03rd Jan

Reverse calling is here with us courtesy of yuMobile. The service which entails the receiver of the call footing the bill, was introduced today first and exclusively by the same network offering free Facebook browsing. The service, code name Pay4me-6565 allows people with little or no credit to request the receiver of a call to pay for the talk time....

Ken on 02nd Jan

The popularity of Facebook has motivated many products and many don’t know that there is a Facebook phone. With this phone, you are required to log in to your Facebook account every time you switch on. It is manufactured by Alcatel, for Vodafone and its affiliates among them Safaricom and now, Safaricom has introduced it in Kenya for only sh...

Ken on 02nd Jan

Hubert Lee Credit, 39, was arrested after he stole an ambulance and decided to drive himself to a hospital after he was allegedly beaten up by 4 men. At around 10:30 p.m. Transcare ambulance responded to a medical call and as the ambulance personell were attending to the patient, Credit started the ambulance and drove off. Police were able to track...

Ken on 02nd Jan

After counting down the new year together with mayor Michael Bloomberg, singer Lady Gaga extended the celebrations to her dad’s restaurant on West 68th Street. Among those who joined her in the Italian american eatery were Ashley Tisdale, Derek Hough, Jenny McCarthy, Ryan Seacrest and girlfriend Julianne Hough.Earlier, Lady Gaga had tweeted her...

Ken on 31st Dec

A couple in Italy is filing for divorce. This is no ordinary couple as they have been married for the last 77 years. The 99 year old man has decided to divorce her 96 year old wife after discovering that she had committed adultery in the 1940s. The marriage is said to have been very rocky for the past 10 years and the discovery by the man presented...

Ken on 31st Dec

An 85 year old man has lived with a bullet in his head for the last 81 years. The Russian man was shot by his brother when he was three,with the bullet resting at the base of the skull near the spinal cord. Doctors ruled out operation at that time because the risk of severe nerve damage was high. The man has lived with it ever since and went on to become...

Ken on 31st Dec

According to reports by MTO, Chris Brown and Rihanna are getting back together. According to a person close to Chris Brown, Chris believes that Rihanna is his one true love and is determined to get her back, but since the alleged beating, Chris felt that he destroyed all chances. The two are said to have now somehow reconciled and are now speaking to...

Ken on 30th Dec

A man in Pennsylvania, hired two prostitutes for $500 anticipating a wonderful threesome. Unfortunately, Jerry Streng ,63, was only allowed to sit at the edge of the bed as he watched the three have mad sex. The hookers refused to refund the money and Jerry had no option but to report them to authorities. Police arrested the prostitutes but also put...

Ken on 30th Dec

iphone 4s main selling point has been the wonder that is Siri and so you will forgive a small boy who puts siri to the test on a demo phone in a mall. Charlie Le Quesne was trying out the iPhone 4S at a Tesco store when he asked it “How many people are there in the world?” Siri did not have kind words for Charlie though, as it told him,...

Ken on 30th Dec

Deacons Kenya has expanded its presence in the region by opening two outlets namely Mr Price and Mr Price Home brands in Kigali, Rwanda. They are located at the ultra modern Kigali City Towers which also houses a Nakumatt branch. The investment came at a cost of sh 120 million, about $1.5million. Rwanda has over the past few years experienced great...