Ken on 19th Nov

1. If you are known by your children’s name e.g Mama Kayai, Mama Kamau 2. When you use the words “and finally” during a speech and keep going for another 30 minutes 3. If you call any hot beverage tea, be it chocolate or coffee 4. If you stop in the middle of the street to drop or pick up passengers 5. When you say “I saw...

Ken on 19th Nov

You’ve probably fallen prey to an incredibly hyped newspaper headline, like those found on the 10 shillings, 4 pages ‘newspapers’ on corridors of many Nairobi streets. Reading through the paper reveals either a very unrelated story from the headlined one, or some 2 paragraph article, some of which is internet copy paste. Below are...

Ken on 15th Nov

TGIF. Time to look at the best pics on social media this week. As always, football tops the charts. From Manchester United’s miraculous  usual comeback, to a preview of 70 year old Messi and Ronaldo. Then a ‘little pit of Pifwoli Wakoli,’ because we all know what he did. And then back to football for some Gor Mahia moment. ...

Ken on 14th Nov

Yesterday witnessed another trending twitter hash tag, #TheNairobiWoman. Kenyans on Twitter, or #KOT as they are commonly known , united to give what turned out to be the most hilarious compilation of traits of Nairobi women. The following are the best of those tweets. #TheNairobiWoman handbag ni kubwa hadi ina search button.” ~> \_ #TheNairobiWoman...

Ken on 14th Nov

-She claims she is worth Sh 1 million dowry-She listens to Riddims-She says thate fae, dthhree and twelof-when talking about some intellect topic she only just shakes her head in agreement & says ”enyewe”-her shoe size is 9 or more-she talks like bonoko-she puts sugar cane in fruit salad -she washes sukuma wiki after cutting it then...

Ken on 14th Nov

-She claims she is worth Sh 1 million dowry-She listens to Riddims-She says thate fae, dthhree and twelof-when talking about some intellect topic she only just shakes her head in agreement & says ”enyewe”-her shoe size is 9 or more-she talks like bonoko-she puts sugar cane in fruit salad -she washes sukuma wiki after cutting it then...

Ken on 11th Nov

One day a tourist comes to the only hotel in a debt ridden town in Kenya. Lays a 100 dollar note on the table & goes to inspect the rooms. Hotel owner takes the note & rushes to pay his debt to the butcher. Butcher runs to pay the pig farmer. Pig farmer runs to pay the feed supplier. Supplier runs to pay the prostitute, who in these hard...

Ken on 08th Nov

This week has been dominated by Obama’s re-election, Andrew Kenneth, football and more football. Chelsea and Arsenal fans have particularly been disappointed, by the their draws, though the former redeemed itself midweek during the champions league.  After all those years of not winning anything, one would have thought that Arsenal fans have...

Ken on 07th Nov

If USA was Kenya, today’s headlines will read: · Don’t celebrate yet, Romney tells Obama (TELL magazine) · Concede defeat, Obama urges Romney (Punch newspaper) · 20 opposition cadres riot (The Sun newspaper)· Romney Demands Vote Recount (Vanguard newspaper)· Elections rigged (Guardian newspaper) · No evidence of manipulation (NTA...

Ken on 01st Nov

Football has dominated social media discussions this week. First was the very controversial Manchester United win at Stamford Bridge, to the extent that they’ve been awarded new shirt sponsors. Then came Arsenal’s comeback from 4-0 down, and then Chelsea revenged on Manchester United, though they were almost beaten by the latter’s...