Ken on 20th Aug

Kenyatta University students registering for the September semester, both new and continuing, will be required to submit their NHIF numbers or their Medical Insurance policy numbers to the registrar’s office. The University administration says that this move is to facilitate updating individual medical records. According to a newspaper advert,...

Ken on 19th Aug

President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently in China, where he is expected to hold bilateral talks with President Xi Jinping. He flew in from Russia, where he had gone to cheer Kenya’s athletic team together with first lady Margaret Kenyatta.The Star newspaper is reporting that President Kenyatta took his catering team with him to China. Apparently,...

Ken on 19th Aug

There were reports on social media that President Uhuru was seen taking photos on his mobile phone from the VIP stand, as he cheered Team Kenya in Moscow. This was not confirmed graphically, but that only helped some people in supporting claims that Uhuru is a socialite president.  Anyhow, these are some photos of the president in Russia. With...

Ken on 19th Aug

A newly declassified CIA document confirms the existence of famed Area 51 in Nevada, but conspiracy theorists will be disappointed the spy agency offers no proof of alien spaceship landings in the desert. Area 51 has long been fodder for science fiction films and wild UFO tales claiming the US government imposed secrecy over the site northwest...

Ken on 16th Aug

Oprah Winfrey was recently in Tanzania, where she went on a safari at the Serengeti. In an interview on CBS, the 59 year old described an incident where an elephant came too close to their truck, scaring the sh#$t out of her. Describing how it happened, Oprah said, ‘We had just gotten into the truck… and we saw some elephants over by...

Ken on 16th Aug

After several months of silence, there’s finally news on ‘Bring Zack Back Home’. Tomorrow (Saturday 17th), The Kenya Paraplegic Organisation will be laying the foundation stone for the Spinal Injury Rehabilitation and Trauma Centre.The hospital will cater for thousands of spinal injury victims a year.  In attendance will be: Deputy...

Ken on 15th Aug

Yesterday, some few minutes of rain almost made Thika Superhighway impassable. Motorist had to reduce their speeds to near zero, as the water filled the road. One car near the Pangani footbridge was almost carried away, and a photo of that was in circulation on social media yesterday. Drainage on the recently completed road has been neglected, and the...

Ken on 15th Aug

This photo of Kenya’s first family was shared yesterday on a Facebook page believed to belong to first lady Margaret Kenyatta. In less than 24 hours, it received over 10,000 likes and over a thousand shares… lovely.  © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 15th Aug

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday told Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi to stop giving him ‘unwarranted titles’, the Star is reporting.Gatundu South MP Jose Ngugi, was also instructed not to use ‘unworthy’ words when asking favours from the president. This was during the opening of new wards at the Gatundu General Hospital.The...

Ken on 15th Aug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison Wednesday for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, the judge scolding the son of the famed civil rights leader for using the money as a “piggy bank” and sentencing his wife to a year as well.However, Jackson, who emotionally...