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 07th Mar

Kenya has been ranked the 4th fastest country to surf the internet in Africa, after Ghana. According to tests done by netindex ( an internet speeds monitoring company ), between Feb 6, 2012 and Mar 6, 2012, Kenya has an average speed of 4.88 megabytes per second. The tests were from 58,403 unique IP addresses. Coming at number 3 is Angola with Rwanda...

Ken on 06th Mar

Osama Bin Laden’s body was not buried at sea according to confidential emails, published by Wikileaks. US officials said that the former Al Qaeda leader had been buried at an undisclosed location at the Arabian sea, but according to leaked emails his corpse was actually flown to a morgue in the US. On the day of Osama’s killing, Wikileaks...

Ken on 06th Mar

Britain’s Prince Harry who is on a tour of the Caribbean as part of a Diamond Jubilee tour in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, as she celebrates 60 years on the throne, took time to compete with Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt in a 100 metre race. Against all odds, the prince won. However, this was after a false start by Bolt. Jamaica which has been...

Ken on 06th Mar

Its almost out and its much awaited. Men in black 3 is scheduled for release this May and will Smith and Tommy Lee Jone are expected to be back fighting aliens. Its trailer is out and you can watch it below. ...

Ken on 06th Mar

Britain’s prince Harry is reported to be very interested in hooking up with Katy Perry, who is right from a break up. The Daily Star reports the prince learnt that Katy Perry has hots for him and is now desperate for Perry to perform at the Queens diamond Jubilee concert this summer just so that he can bag a date. The prince is reported to have...

Ken on 06th Mar

31 year old reality star Kim Kardashian has allegedly caught a big one. After divorcing her husband Kris Humphries a few days after their wedding, Kim is reported to be hooking up with a Saudi Prince. Allegedly, Kim had been together with several members of the Saudi royal family, and some of them gave her their contacts. However, one of them caught...

Ken on 06th Mar

In the middle of New york stands a 3,100-square-foot modern penthouse belonging to none other than CNN’s Anderson cooper. The marvelous house can only be described best by its pictures, and now for only $3.75 million, it can be all yours. ...

Ken on 05th Mar

According to reports, Nation Media Group is about to launch a new TV station, a Swahili one. The preparations for the launch of the station named QTV are at advanced stages and already several personnel have been hired. The initial Q comes from its Swahili radio station Qfm, and is believed to stand for nothing, other than they discovered that there...

Ken on 05th Mar

Retired president Daniel arap Moi has denied endorsing Uhuru Kenyatta for president during Njenga Karume’s burial on Saturday.The former president refuted the claims by Sunday Nation that he had endorsed his former project, saying he was quoted out of context. In a statement released by Moi’s press secretary Lee Njiru, he said, “During...

Ken on 05th Mar

She may big but she hasn’t forgotten her roots. Adele was photographed doing some grocery shopping at her local Tesco, near her £7million Sussex home. With a little help from her female bodyguard, Adele studied her shopping list carefully making sure she missed nothing. Showing her simplicity, the 23-year-old did not sweep entire shelves but...