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 08th Dec

A weird Ugandan is determined to be in space by the year 2020.  Chris Nsamba, a freelance aeronautics engineer and founder of the African Space Research Program has been building the spacecraft in his backyard. He has even been interviewed by the BBC and he showed optimism that he would be finishing his project within 4 to 6 years. Spacecrafts are...

Ken on 07th Dec

Facebook list of the most popular terms in  2011 is out and the same culprits are still on top. From football stars, to entertainment and movie stars, to osama bin Laden. The list is long and here are the top. Actors and TV Personalities 1. Megan Fox 2. Vin Diesel 3. Adam Sandler 4. Selena Gomez 5. Will Smith 6. Taylor...

Ken on 07th Dec

10 years since the fight for a dedicated internet porn high level domain started, it is finally here with us.Florida-based ICM Registry is overseeing the top-level domain (TLD) geared for adult entertainment and reported that it is seeing nearly a million visits daily to buy .xxx website. The campaign to add .xxx to the internet started in earnest...

Ken on 06th Dec

TOKYO (AP) — An outing of luxury sportscar enthusiasts in Japan ended in an expensive freeway pileup — smashing a stunning eight Ferraris, a Lamborghini and two Mercedes likely worth more than $1 million together.Police say they believe the accident Sunday was touched off when the driver of one of the Ferraris tried to change lanes and hit the...

Ken on 06th Dec

The government of Syria has banned the use of iphones in the country over what is seen as action to regulate what gets out of the country. Videos have been uploaded over the internet showing police brutality over its citizens ever since the riots and civil unrest began. But the effects of banning Iphones in the country where the father of the founder...

Ken on 06th Dec

Morocco recently opened the largest shopping mall in Africa and top five largest in the world. The shopping mall has been under construction since 2007 and has taken over 255 million US dollars, about 20 billion Kenya shillings. All this money has been spread over an area of a few hectares. It will contain over 300 big shops including some of the...

Ken on 06th Dec

Morocco recently opened the largest shopping mall in Africa and top five largest in the world. The shopping mall has been under construction since 2007 and has taken over 255 million US dollars, about 20 billion Kenya shillings. All this money has been spread over an area of a few hectares. It will contain over 300 big shops including some of the...

Ken on 06th Dec

Inter CEO has acknowledged that the hardest part for any coach is to join a club right after Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho. Ever since the Portuguese departed for Real madrid, Inter Milan has never been the same again. In a period of two years, four coaches have gone to nerazzuri and none has come close to matching Mourinho’s accomplishment....

Ken on 03rd Dec

Samuel Eto’o believes that Anzhi Makhachkala could launch a sensational bid to sign Lionel Messi from Barcelona. “Why not Leo?” Eto’o. “Here, nothing is impossible. The 30-year-old striker made waves in the summer when he decided to leave Serie A giants Inter in order to join the big-spending side and the former Barca...

Ken on 21st Jul

EABL has apologised for claming that musicians Usher and Keri Hilson were scheduled for the Tusker All Stars mega concert in a months time. Prior to the premiere of the show, Tusker had said that the winner of tusker All Stars was scheduled to perform alongside Usher and Keri during a mega concert.Just a few days after word started spreading, Keri...