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 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...

Ken on 10th Mar

People have been trying to identify the mystery song behind Citizen TV’s PK advert. Your search ends here. Surprisingly the song does not belong to any Mexican soap.The name of the song is Therapy by India.Arie featuring Gramps Morgan. It was released in 2009. Here is the lyrics and video. OH Oooh oh ooOH OH, yeaah yeah yeaah Yeaaah hey.OH...

Ken on 10th Mar

Mike Sonko’ s amount of wealth is a mystery, but it is clearly a lot. He is thought to own several vehicles including a hummer and a range rover. His campaign to get the Makadara sit is said to have cost approximately 150 million. What is surprising is that despite his unlimited shillings, one of his commercial vehicles ( a double cabin bus)...

Ken on 10th Mar

An East African University Baraton student is accusing gospel musician ringtone of conning him. Laban Lekishon claims that he had read about ringtones story of being a street child to a major music player in Kenya. He was so touched that he decided to contact him so that he could come and be the main guest during the launch of his own album. The two...

Ken on 10th Mar

A Fox reporter was caught sleeping on his job, literally, during Super Tuesday. The other presenter introduced Doug Luzader, who was at the capital, Washington DC, to provide more updates on the republican presidential nominations. Everything was set and the live video stream was in action, but Duog was not ready. He was so asleep that numerous attempts...

Ken on 09th Mar

Singer Miley Cyrus and Brad Pitt’s brother Doug Pitt, are this month expected to visit Tanzania for charity. They are scheduled to visit several water and health projects with a US TV crew who will film a documentary. ...

Ken on 09th Mar

The Star newspaper reported today that members of parliament were bribed to save the governor of the central bank of Kenya, Njuguna Ndung’u. He was under investigation for the drastic loss of value of the Kenyan shilling late last year. Several mp’s told the Star that Kikuyu mp Lewis Nguyai had handed several brown envelops to several...