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 22nd Feb

Chris Brown and WWE superstar CM Punk have gone bare everything in the newest celebrity beef. CM Punk pulled the first shot when he went tweeted his dissatisfaction over the way Chris Brown assaulted Rihanna. He tweeted, “I would like @chrisbrown [to] fight somebody that can defend themselves. Me curb stomping that turd would be a #wrestlemania...

Ken on 20th Feb

Image by Thikaroadblog.net Thika road is a about to be turned to an 8 lane highway, ( not sure its a superhighway), and one of the major sections whose end has been eagerly anticipated is the Muthaiga to Pangani stretch. This is the part that will revolutionize road transport in East Africa. With a series of underground tunnels and flyovers,...

Ken on 20th Feb

Makadara MP, Mike Sonko is making headlines again. Unconfirmed reports claim that the flamboyant mp has bought himself a Ferrari. The reports appearing on a blog, claim that the Ferarri is currently at a warehouse in Changamwe awaiting clearance. The make of the Ferarri is not known but whatever it is , they don’t come cheap. The report should...

Ken on 20th Feb

Man city’s Joe Hart. Manchester United manager, Alex Ferguson regrets not having bought Joe Hart earlier in his career. The England number one goalkeeper was available to Ferguson for only £100,000. Manchester City eventually snapped him from Shrewsbury and he has since become one of Premier League’s most feared keepers.  “I...

Ken on 18th Feb

This video show a policeman been torn into pieces as he tries to disarm a bomb. The officer is seen walking to a polythene bag left by the road side, holding a metal detector and when the alarm sounds, he embarks on finding out what’s inside the bag. Watch it before it’s flagged on Youtube. ...

Ken on 17th Feb

It has been reported that Chris Brown and Rihanna are officially back together and have recorded a song called ‘birthday cake’. The song which was heard by MTO, has Chrish Brown apologizing for beating Rihanna, and confessing his love for her. There is a twist in the story though. Apparently, Jay Z and Rihanna’s RocNation management...

Ken on 17th Feb

Homeboyz Radio has allegedly been bought by Alex Kosgey, politician Henry Kosgey’s son. The radio station which belonged to Henry Otiende, (‘Sir Henry’) will be converted to strictly hip hop, but will keep its 91.5 frequency. Alex Kosgey is also the owner of One FM. Homeboyz is thought to have been experiencing problems having just...

Ken on 15th Feb

Flight comparison website Skyscanner.net asked 100 passengers to rate the food served on 19 different national carriers. Arabian airlines show their might here with 2 of them ranking top 5. As you might want to guess, Emirates is on the list at number 5. Here is the list. 10. Air France – Definitely not the first place you would want to test...

Ken on 15th Feb

Pat Baker, a 68 year old granny appeared in 3 TV quiz shows in 2 weeks and won nothing. First was  Pointless airing on BBC1 on February 1, where she and her son went all the way to the finals, only to lose.Then last week she failed to impress on BBC2 quiz Perfection. Then come Friday and she’s on Mastermind, another quiz show, and it’s...

Ken on 15th Feb

3 days after her death, the 30 year  old rumour of Whitney Houston being lesbian has began to surface all over again. It has previously been reported that Whitney Houston had a female lover, Robyn Crawford, who was also a very close friend and doubled as her assistant. It should be noted that both Houston and Crawford denied being lesbians but that...