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 Feb

What is the cost of Whitney Houston’s death? Well, Apple’s iTunes and Sony music have more than doubled Whitney Houston’s albums. The price of Houston’s 2007 Ultimate Collection skyrocketed from £3 ($4.70) to £7.99 ($12.60) within 30 minutes of her death. The two companies have been criticized for cashing in on the singer’s...

Ken on 11th Feb

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Ken on 11th Feb

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Ken on 11th Feb

Manchester city’s defender Micah Richards has quit Twitter after racial abuses. Sources close to the 23 year old say that he enjoyed interacting with Man City fans but has decided to permanently close his Twitter account following consistent abuses from a number of his ‘fans’, targeting his skin colour. The abuses have significantly...

Ken on 11th Feb

Singer Beyonce has finally given the first photos of her daughter Blue Ivy Carter. The photos were posted on helloblueivycarter.tumblr.com. The striking resemblance between Blue Ivy and Jay Z is clearly visible. Here are the photos. ...

Ken on 10th Feb

 Politicians, KTN, Safaricom Facebook pages show strongest growthThe top Kenyan Facebook pages continued to draw fans support this week albeit at differing paces. While Martha Karua (the long running top personality facebook page) continued to rise, this week she lost her mantle at the top to Uhuru Kenyatta who this week has added 5,000+ fans...

Ken on 09th Feb

Two of Hollywood’s biggest names, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone , were coincidentally in the same hospital at the same time in the same room. They were incidentally both having shoulder surgeries. The Terminator star had gone to receive shoulder treatment after he was injured while filming his latest movie. Rambo was also at the...

Ken on 09th Feb

50 Cent In Kibera 50 Cent In Somalia Right from Somalia, rapper 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) visited Nairobi’s Kibera slum. 50 Cent was on a visit sponsored by The World food Programme to asses the devastating effects of last year’s drought along the horn of Africa.“I want to do my part so they get food and an education....

Ken on 08th Feb

3 girls in India have been living with what is called Werewolf Syndrome. The 3 sisters have been regarded as outcasts in their village of Bangalore for having this condition believed to have affected less than 10 people in the world, or 1 in a billion. The three, inherited the disorder from their father, but four of their siblings escaped it. The...

Ken on 08th Feb

During Monday’s game between Liverpool and Tottenham, one cat was king. It is the stray cat that brought the match to a standstill by strolling inside the pitch, obviously unaware that it would soon be a global phenomenon. Already, a twitter account belonging to the cat has already amassed over 20,000 followers. The previously anonymous cat...