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 13th Mar

A fisherman from Mutumba Sub County in the eastern district of Namayingo, Uganda is nursing serious injuries after a crocodile ate his entire buttocks. At around 7:30 pm on sunday, George Musinde is reported to have gone fishing. Some time later,he heard law enforces who were on patrol coming towards him. He jumped into the lake to evade them and...

Ken on 13th Mar

Image by Thikaroadblog.net Just when Thika Road is about to be completed, some people have already embarked on an operation to deface it. With flyovers never again seen in East Africa, Thika road should be a marvel to the eye, but not anymore. The flyover at Githurai is the arguably ugliest place in the whole of Nairobi. A few months after...

Ken on 12th Mar

Comedian Nyambane has finally resigned from KBC after going through public humiliation when he was accused before the parliamentary committee investigating KBC’s strike as not having completed his studies. Nyambane (Walter Mong’are), who was head of radio at the national broadcaster was not a people person and staff wanted him out so bad...

Ken on 12th Mar

Kony 2012, the video documenting the atrocities of Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony, has become the most viral video ever created. The video has surpassed 100 million views on both YouTube and Vimeo in jsut 6 days. The previous record for the least number of days taken to get to 100 million views was held by Susan Boyle’s performance on...

Ken on 12th Mar

With the king of pop gone, someone in his family is keeping the fire burning. Michael Jackson’s 83 year old father, Joe Jackson hit a club in Vegas at 2 in the afternoon. He is alleged to have taken only water but that did not prevent him to hang out with super hot chicks. The girls described him as a ‘sweet old man’. ...

Ken on 11th Mar

2-0, 5-0 or even 8-2 is understandable, but when a team is beaten 24-0, then there is a big problem. We are not talking about a village or school game. We are talking of a game between professional football clubs , televised live on national TV in South Africa. Mamelodi Sundowns demolished Powerlines FC 24 – 0 . Quick mathematics means they...

Ken on 11th Mar

Britney Spears has rejected a $10 million offer to join X Factor’s judging panel. Reports were flying that Spears would join the show whose ratings have continued to go down, but following several days of uncertainty, it has now emerged that Britney Spears had actually turned down the offer. Britney spears is rumored to be contemplating relocating...

Ken on 11th Mar

As if shaving it was not enough, Willow Smith has dyed her remaining hair green. Having taken down the hair she loved whipping back and forth, and getting considerable airtime and web space for it, she had to look for another way to get the publicity and she settled on green. Here is Willow smith’s new look. ...

Ken on 11th Mar

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is the best paid coach in the world. The ‘special one’ earns 10 million euros (sh1.09 billion) a year. Barcelona manager, Pep Guardiola comes in second, pocketing 7.5 million Euros (822 million) a year, same as Anzhi Makhachkala’s guus Hiddink. Manchester City’s Roberto Mancini is the highest...

Ken on 10th Mar

In perhaps their biggest loss this year, NTV has lost Robert Nagila to entrant CCTV. The self styled reporter has settled quite well at his new place and has already done a feature on a sunk Chinese ship. CCTV has poached the Kenyan media stations massively with high profile names like Beatrice Marshall and Terryanne Chebet heading for it. The exit...