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 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. ...

Ken on 16th Jun

On her twitter account, Keri Hilson denied any plan of coming to Kenya. This spread so fast on social media that reportedly, EABL was sent into panic. They however reiterated that Keri will be in Kenya alongside Usher. This only complicates the matter since Keri has already informally denied. So, is Keri coming to Kenya? Well only time will tell....

Ken on 15th Jun

Alleged king of drug peddling who also doubles as Kilome mp, Harun Mwau has sought an assurance over his security over what he claims as possible assassination attempts by the US government.Mwau has reported the observation of suspicious characters, both white and black around his office and home. This follows his mention by Us president Barack Obama...

Ken on 15th Jun

Supersport has decided, with effect immediately not to air Gor Mahia’s matches. This follows the behavior of its fans during its KPL top 8 match with Ulinzi at nyayo stadium. The match had to be abandoned and as if not enough, the fans made sure no glass stood including those belonging to the Ulinzi bus. Gor’s fans have a history of unruly...

Ken on 15th Jun

On June 13 2011, Twitter acquired the name they had grown fond of, retweet through the acquisition of re-tweet.com. This may still be half  the deal since they still have no rights to retweet.com without the hyphen. Apparently twitter acquired the domain from a David Quinlan who had bought it several months back for only $150. It is however not clear...

Ken on 14th Jun

In a tweet to one of her Kenyan fans, Keri Hilson has denied claims that she is scheduled to be in Kenya later on this year. She was responding to the fan’s question concerning the concert and she was quick to deny it and ‘booed’ the false promoters. ...

Ken on 12th Jun

The late Kimani Maruge, made his mark as the oldest first grader in the world. For that he made international headlines and travelled all over the world including adressing a UN conference. A movie has been made in his honour and it stars Oliver Litondo, better remembered for his time at KTN in the 90’s. Other notable cast include John Sibi-Okumu,...

Ken on 11th Jun

France 24 TV has pulled a first one by making a very interesting commercial on how angry twitter birds attack a dictator. The man seems to have everything under his palm until some twitter birds watching from a far descend on him. The video is just marvelous and better seen than told. ...