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 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. ...

Ken on 10th Jun

The fifth season of TPF is here and it promises to be great. It has been dubbed ‘all stars’ and rightly so because it will reunite past housemates.The icing on the cake will come after the finale (on 14th August)  where the contestants will share a stage with Usher and Keri Hilson during the Tusker all stars concert at the Carnivore Grounds...

Ken on 10th Jun

If you own a phone, you can now get the stories you love straight to your phone without much loading required. The official nairobi wire. app  is now available free of charge in ovi store. just click  the image  and pap! you’ve got it. ...

Ken on 10th Jun

During the celebration of Les Paul 96th birthday, google dsigned its best doodle ever and the reception was WOW!. googlers around the world tried their ‘electric guitar prowess’ by recording themselves playing the guitar. The guitar which may have passed some people as any other doodle was alive. That I had mentioned here. Google was overwhelmed...

Ken on 09th Jun

If you are a user of google,(which you are) then you will have noticed the google guitar doodle. Internet surfers were today, 9th June, treated to the best google doodle ever made. It has been designed to mark Les Paul’s 96th birthday. Les Paul is one of the world renowned pioneer electric guitarists. Unfortunately he is not alive to see his...

Ken on 09th Jun

Manchester united star Wayne Rooney has finally brought down the hair that has come to be associated with him. ...