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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 30th Jun

The first question that Churchill threw at the Vice President during the season 2 finale of the popular show Churchill Live was whether he had paid his tax dues. That must not have been a surprise to Kalonzo who was armed with a letter showing his tax calculations. He noted that he would pay the dues the soonest possible. This may have been not to...

Ken on 30th Jun

Churchill Live season two is over. The season finale will air on Thursday 30th June. The final show’s guests include vice president Kalonzo Musyoka, Kenya’s big brother evictee Nic Wang’ondu, Manchester united legend Andy Cole and Singer Nonini. The season has been very lively by all measures especially coming to its final days where...

Ken on 28th Jun

After hundreds of negative comments on the premiere of Tusker All Stars, Tusker may have finally decided to act. They have made a promise to turn things round coming Sunday.The issue of contention revolved around the presence of super fans and maybe Tusker has decided to do away with them. On a wall post on the official Tusker All Stars page, Tusker...

Ken on 28th Jun

George Hotz has risen to international stardom for his high profile hacks.Famously known as Geohot, George is remembered for hacking into Sony’s Play Station 3 game console. He is also known for hacking Apples Iphone’s IOS (iphone operating system) so that users would switch from the default service provider AT& T. (like buying...

Ken on 27th Jun

Joey Muthengi The official tusker all stars facebook page facebook.com/tuskerlager, was almost brought down by comments from disgruntled fans across East Africa. Most of the scathing attacks were spared for  the ‘super fans’ Joey and Vipul. Finding a single comment praising the two among the hundreds of comments submitted on...

Ken on 27th Jun

East Africa was treated to the first Tusker Project Fame All Stars this Sunday. Just as had been promised, surprises were many. Starting with the absence of judges to the inclusion of superfans, who quite well know their job description, to the inclusion of the Tusker Pub. The premiere was splendidly done and thumbs up to the whole team. The stage...

Ken on 24th Jun

click this image to see his twitter account Kenya’s new chief justice with a stud and swag just joined twitter and facebook. Willy Mutunga has joined the list of growing government officials to join the two popular social networking sites. In just one day, Mutunga had accumulated over 1500 followers on twitter and an almost similar likes...

Ken on 24th Jun

The activists camping outside Jogoo house in Nairobi were yesterday treated to some fresh human waste by street boys who were apparently sent to intimidate them. They were all busy shouting ‘Ongeri must go’ when out of nowhere some ‘chokoras’ came and attacked them with the vividly fresh faeces. It landed on their suits, shoes...

Ken on 22nd Jun

Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of Andre Villas-Boas as their new manager. Speculation had been rife that Boas was headed to Chelsea after he tendered his resignation at Porto. Chelsea had to part with 13 million Euros for his services following a clause in Boas contract with Porto. The new manager is not new in Chelsea having previously worked...

Ken on 22nd Jun

Education minister Sam Ongeri is on the spotlight again and not for any good. For the second time in his career as education minister, he has been accused of high level corruption. The first time, the prime minister ‘fired’ him but the president overturned that decision. This time round, it is yet to be seen if the president will save...