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 Dec

A woman who was last night rushed to Kenyatta National Hospital showed symptoms of the deadly disease, Ebola. Doctors say the woman was accompanied by three people who were quarantined immediately after the woman died.“At about 10.20 am, a woman was brought in a taxi and she was accompanied by three people. She was bleeding heavily from parts...

Ken on 22nd Dec

Mo sound Entertainment, the organizers of the annual Groove party have cancelled this year’s event citing insecurity. Apparently there has been a plot by the Al-Shabaab to disrupt the party the way they do best. In a statement released by Mo Sound, they acknowledged that the preparations for the bash were at a very advanced stage. The party...

Ken on 21st Dec

  As Reported by Goal.com Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been found guilty of a misconduct charge towards Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra and has subsequently been fined £40,000 and banned for eight matches. Don’t Miss The French full-back had filed a complaint against the Uruguayan due to comments the attacker is believed...

Ken on 21st Dec

Two men in their late 20s allegedly stole DVDs and computer games from a store in Madison before driving off in their escape car. Throughout their escape in the car, they laughed and joked at how they had gotten away so easy and also discussed which was the best place to sell their loot. Finally they settled on a certain video store and decided to...

Ken on 20th Dec

Singer Akon has signed 3 African musicians in his Konvict Music record label. The three, Wizkid, P-square and 2 face idibia, become the latest to be snapped up by big artist following in the footsteps of Dbanj who was recently signed by Kanye west. Among musicians in the Konvict Musik label include Lady Gaga, Brick & Lace, Colby O’Donis. Akon...

Ken on 20th Dec

A 76- year-old British woman went to a specialist complaining of weight loss and diarrhea and was diagnosed with severe diverticulosis, a condition that’s common in older people in which small pouches bulge out from the colon. A scan was done and doctors were surprised to see something linear in shape. On asking the woman about it, she remembered...

Ken on 19th Dec

Thousands of migrating birds reportedly mistook a Wal-Mart parking lot, football fields, highways and other areas of southern Utah for bodies of water and plummeted to the ground. It is estimated that about 1500 birds died while thousands more were injured. The birds, a flock of eared grebes, is water loving and likes to make landings on water bodies....

Ken on 19th Dec

Popular Nigerian actor, Chinedu Ikedieze, better known as Aki, of the popular Nigerian comedy movie Aki na Ukwa, finally wed his lover. The lucky girl is Nneoma Hope Nwajah. the ceremony was held secretely in Lagos, after another traditional wedding a week earlier. Among those in attendance were the duo of  P-Square and of course his screen twin...

Ken on 18th Dec

2011 has seen the explosion of Kenyan entertainment industry. To be fair, we could have done better. However, a lot has happened and its that time of the year when we look back and see who really entertained us.Entertainment has many categories. Sports is also a form of entertainment but will be dealt with on sportsperson of the year category. In Kenya,...

Ken on 18th Dec

How do you know you are in the festive season? Well, you have your ways. From the Santa clauses outside shopping malls to the seasons greetings on TV, to the countless promotions out there. Well, search giant, Google is giving us a Christmas to remember. For the first time, typing a wish on the search engine will actually be a command. Try this, type...