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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 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...

Ken on 22nd Jun

Its now down to hours before the most anticipated Tusker Project Fame, or Tusker All Stars as it will be known goes live on air.Sunday 26th is the date we all don’t want to miss. For the third fourth time in a row, Citizen TV will do the honour of airing the show to Kenyans, and at exactly 7:30 pm this Sunday, Eve and Gaetano will hit your screens....

Ken on 22nd Jun

Africa’s premier entertainment channel, Mnet, has launched a swahili channel , Africa Magic Swahili. The complete swahili channel will debut on July 1 on channel 127. To begin with it will be broadcasting on loops of six hours. Among the new channel’s line up include, Music, Talk shows, Drama series and movies.  All these will be in swahili...

Ken on 21st Jun

Andre Villas-Boas might well be on his way to coaching Chelsea after he tendered his resignation as Porto’s manager. While at Chealsea he will have the honor of coaching his age mates, Drogba and Lampard Chelsea has been searching for a coach ever since they fired Carlo Ancelloti following a less than perfect performance. Boas who is slowly...

Ken on 20th Jun

Mavado has dropped a potential charts topper. Delilah is its name and it’s almost a month old now having been first released on May 24th. As the name suggests, its all about this girl who apparently mavado thought was for real only to turn out to be playing a role just like the biblical delilah, wife to Samson. Here is the lyrics but believe...

Ken on 16th Jun

Mps on Wednesday night approved the names of Willy Mutunga,Nancy Baraza and Keriako Tobiko for the posts of Chief Justice, Deputy chief justice and Director of public prosecutions. However more optimism among Kenyans lies with the appointment of Mutunga as Chief Justice. the few times he has appeared on TV, he has struck a no nonsense figure who will...

Ken on 16th Jun

Eldoret North member of parliament has strongly denied having any affair with Emmy Kosgei the award winning Taunet nelel singer. Some time, back popular weekly gutter newspaper, TheWeekly Citizen reported that the mp had been seeing Emmy behind his wife’s back. Ruto was brave enough to mention Emmy Kosgei by her name. He then went ahead and danced...

Ken on 16th Jun

Sheila has been dropped and Mitch is not lucky either. The new hosts for Tusker Project Fame Season 5, dubbed All Stars, are non other than Eve De Souza and Gaetano Kagwa. Eve is a total newcomer while Gaetano has co hosted TPF with Sheila. The show will still air on Citizen starting on 26th June, running for eight weeks. It is yet to be seen if the...

Ken on 16th Jun

An episode of the once popular cartoon, Flinstone has been redone in Kikuyu. The author is unknown and it has been on youtube for the last 3 weeks and within that time has accumulated over 30,000 views. ...