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 04th Feb

Njenga Karume is not dead. The ‘most trusted’ news source, Nation, today fell for rumours that veteran politician Njenga Karume had died. On their facebook page, they broke the news of his death, but were quick to retract that by posting, “Earlier today, NTV reported on Twitter and Facebook that politician and businessman Njenga Karume...

Ken on 04th Feb

Jeff Koinange is the undisputed talk show king in the region. Very few would actually match his prowess in Africa. For this he has been at the centre of various entertainment shows, including Keff Joinange of XYZ show (voice done by Nick Odhiambo), and some unsuccessful attempts to mimic his voice by various acts on Churchill live. His show capital...

Ken on 04th Feb

Around, 2 months ago, Nairobi wire was launched. It was intended to be a blog breaking down national and global news in a manner depicting ease in understanding. Stories that have appeared on Nairobi wire for the last 2 months are carefully selected for the Nairobi and Kenyan market. Unlike other blogs, filler stories or what you may call junk is...

Ken on 03rd Feb

Music child star, Willow Smith has brought down the hair she loved whipping back and forth.  The jury is out on whether she’s better with hair or without. Here is the new look Willow Smith. ...

Ken on 03rd Feb

Kenya’s international, McDonald Mariga is back at his former Italian club Parma. Mariga who is just from a loan to Real sociedad, has again been loaned out to his former club with an option of Parma buying 50 % shares in him at the end of the season. He will wear the no. 15 shirt. Initially, he was to remain at Real Sociedad till June 30th 2012,...

Ken on 02nd Feb

7 years ago, a painter got a day’s job. Graffiti artist, David Choe was given the job of painting, Facebook’s headquarters and given the option of either getting paid in cash or in stock. Though Choe did not believe in the then young Facebook, he decided to accept stock. That was in 2005 and 7 years later, the stocks which were then a...

Ken on 02nd Feb

In a deal that may see Beyonce become the highest earning female entertainer, X-Factor’s Simon Cowell has reportedly offered her $500 million to be a judge on the hugely popular show. That translates to $100 million per season for 5 seasons. It is claimed that Simon Cowell desperately wants to give the show a bounce back and Beyonce is the perfect...

Ken on 01st Feb

Dancehall star Elephant man (Oneil Bryan)  has allegedly been arrested for rape. The Jamaican star, known for the massive hit, Gully Creepa, was arrested on Monday. He is alleged to have raped a woman in his St. Andrew home earlier this month. Elephant man was questioned by the police, and they decided they had enough evidence to charge him. Elephant...

Ken on 01st Feb

For the next one month, airtel customers can enjoy the most competitive bundle sms plan in the region. For only Sh 3, you will send upto 100 sms. This plan is automatic and does not need any subscription. After sending 3 sms, each for SH 1 , the next 100 sms’s for that day will be free. Kenyans have been enjoying the Safaricom’s SH 10...

Ken on 01st Feb

This fat lady does a cover for Justin Bieber’s baby < she's really something> ...