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 20th Jan

Lovy and Christian, better known as the Longombas are said to be working on a collabo with Jamaican artist Mr Vegas. Longombas, known for their hits including ‘vuta pumz’ have featured Mr Vegas on the remix of their latest song What You Like. They are reported to have met Mr Vegas during a convert in the US last year where they decided...

Ken on 19th Jan

Eldoret North MP William Ruto has become the first presidential candidate to shade light on his personal wealth. Declaring ones wealth is one area of Kenyan politics that usually smacks more of a PR stunt than an actual desire to inform the voting citizenry of the politician’s personal wealth. But William Ruto has done it with such earnestness...

Ken on 19th Jan

A 34-year-old man in China has not been able to close his mouth for 21 years because of the size of his tongue. Wang Youping’s tongue is 25 cm long, 10 cm wide and 7 cm thick. The huge size of this critical organ has disoriented his teeth and caused facial deformity. Mr Youping was born with swollen lips, but from the age of six, the swelling of...

Ken on 18th Jan

 Orange Kenya has launched new unlimited internet bundles.  For SH 249, you will enjoy unlimited mobile internet for one week. With SH 990, you will enjoy unlimited mobile interenet for one month. With your modem, you can enjoy unlimited internet for SH 990 and SH 2990 for one week and one month respectively. You can buy the mobile bundles by dialing...

Ken on 18th Jan

103 government of Kenya websites were hacked yesterday by an Indonesian hacktivist. The  Kenya police website is not new to this but this time it had several companions. The question is not how they were hacked but why they are all hosted on the same servers. Here is the list of all the government and municipal councils websites that were hacked. http://www.administrationpolice.go.ke/index.html http://www.aideffectiveness.go.ke/index.html http://www.bungomacounty.go.ke/index.html http://www.businesslicense.go.ke/index.html http://www.cak.go.ke/index.html http://www.commstaskforce.go.ke/index.html http://www.cooperative.go.ke/index.html http://www.crd.go.ke/index.html http://www.crisisrcentre.go.ke/index.html http://www.ditkenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.doshs.go.ke/index.html http://www.economicstimulus.go.ke/index.html http://www.eldoretmunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.emu.go.ke/index.html http://www.education.go.ke/index.html http://www.environment.go.ke/index.html http://www.filmservices.go.ke/index.html http://www.fisheries.go.ke/index.html http://www.forestryandwildlife.go.ke/index.html http://www.gender.go.ke/index.html http://www.governmentpress.go.ke/index.html http://www.greenenergy.go.ke/index.html http://www.housing.go.ke/index.html http://www.ifmis.go.ke/index.html http://www.immigration.go.ke/index.html http://www.industrialization.go.ke/index.html http://www.isc.go.ke/index.html http://www.iprs.go.ke/index.html http://www.itentambachtowncouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.itmis.go.ke/index.html http://www.kenao.go.ke/index.html http://www.kapsabetmunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.kenyayearbook.go.ke/index.html http://www.kerugoyakutusmunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.kesi.go.ke/index.html http://www.kipi.go.ke/index.html http://www.kisumucountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.kirinyagacountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.kitalemunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.kituimunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.kkv.go.ke/index.html http://www.knfparms.go.ke/index.html http://www.knsdi.go.ke/index.html http://www.kntc.go.ke/index.html http://www.laikipiacountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.lands.go.ke/index.html http://www.leatherdevelopmentcouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.limurumunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.livestock.go.ke/index.html http://www.lodwarmunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.maraguacountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.mariakanitown.go.ke/index.html http://www.maurestoration.go.ke/index.html http://www.migoricountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.minesgeology.go.ke/index.html http://www.mirp.go.ke/index.html http://www.monitoring.go.ke/index.html http://www.moyalecountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.murangacounty.go.ke/index.html http://www.murangamunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.nairobicity.go.ke/index.html http://www.naivashamunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.nakurucounty.go.ke/index.html http://www.nationaldisaster.go.ke/index.html http://www.nationalheritage.go.ke/index.html http://www.nccs.go.ke/index.html http://www.nec.go.ke/index.html http://www.northernkenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.nyandaruacountycouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.othayatowncouncil.go.ke/index.html http://www.pec.go.ke/index.html http://www.pfmr.go.ke/index.html http://www.pghnyeri.go.ke/index.html http://www.pharmacy.go.ke/index.html http://www.prisons.go.ke/index.html http://www.psrpc.go.ke/index.html http://www.publichealth.go.ke/index.html http://www.publicservice.go.ke/index.html http://www.publicworks.go.ke/index.html http://www.reformskenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.refugees.go.ke/index.html http://www.regional-dev.go.ke/index.html http://www.roads.go.ke/index.html http://www.rprlgsp.go.ke/index.html http://www.scat.go.ke/index.html http://www.scienceandtechnology.go.ke/index.html http://www.singlewindow.go.ke/index.html http://www.sprogrammes.go.ke/index.html http://www.tabakatown.go.ke/index.html http://www.tanathi.go.ke/index.html http://www.tfdg.go.ke/index.html http://www.technologycentre.ac.ke/index.html http://www.theenergytribunal.go.ke/index.html http://www.thekenyawewant.go.ke/index.html http://www.thikamunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.transformingkenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.treasury.go.ke/index.html http://www.ugunjatown.go.ke/index.html http://www.ukwalatown.go.ke/index.html http://www.westernkenya.go.ke/index.html http://www.vihigamunicipal.go.ke/index.html http://www.works.go.ke/index.html http://www.youthaffairs.go.ke/index.html  ...

Ken on 16th Jan

World track champion Usain Bolt, will be the face of Virgin Media latest advertisement promoting the fastest internet broadband connection in the UK, at 120 mbps. ( Safaricom speed is 21mbps, on paper, but you will be very very lucky to reach a quarter of that). The ad, directed by director of comedy movie, Horrible Bosses Seth Gordon started airing...

Ken on 16th Jan

A woman, 85, in Buenos Aires, Argentina,was seriously hurt when a cat falling from a high window hit her on the head. A couple that was reportedly having a quarrel hurled their pet cat from the 4th floor of an apartment block. It is reported that the husband picked up the pet, threw it at his wife who ducked, leaving the cat for the tarmac, four floors...

Ken on 14th Jan

Rumour has it that SK Macharia has gone shopping for a chopper. The media mogul is reported by Jackal News to have departed for the United states on Monday together with part of his family to identify the perfect helicopter for his media empire. Some months ago the star newspaper, on its corridors segment had reported that one media station was planning...

Ken on 13th Jan

BY JOYCE JOAN WANGUI Juba, the capital of the world’s newest country, South Sudan is earning accolades by the day. Since the historic secession from the North mid last year, Juba has seen a surge in trade and a massive construction of new structures, as it scrambles for recognition in the global map. The city has attracted people from all over...

Ken on 13th Jan

A Pint sized prosecutor in Germany is suing a witness who spent most of his time in the dock laughing at her 3 ,8 height. Wadim Golanev, 25, went out of control when he saw the size of the prosecutor and could not even answer her questions. Instead, he is said to have sang “Heigh-ho heigh-ho!” from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, while pointing...