Ken on 01st Aug

Fidel Odinga, son to former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, and his Eritrean wife Lwam Bekele are now proud parents of a son. This is a great moment for the family, and it’s probably everyone’s hope that the new child will continue the Odinga legacy, and probably become what his grandfather tried so much. Congratulations to the couple.©...

Ken on 01st Aug

For the past one week, Nairobi motorists have seen some work being carried out at major roundabouts. The age old traffic lights have been replaced with modern lights with digital counters, both for motorists and pedestrians.  Among the places with these installations are Haile Selassie roundabout and Westlands roundabout.  The lights will also come...

Ken on 01st Aug

Today we mark 31 years since the some junior Airforce tried to overthrow the government of President Moi.What better way to remember such at time than with the actual radio recording that announced the coup. This is a re-post of a similar post we had about 2 weeks ago.  © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 01st Aug

A day like today, 31 years ago, President Moi was almost overthrown as Commander in Chief. The result of that, as we all know, is that the president became authoritarian, and some politicians, including our former Prime Minister, were detained. A lot has happened since, but it’s good to remember some of the most important moments in our history.This...

Ken on 01st Aug

On this day in 1982, there was an attempted coup by junior Kenya Airforce members. President Moi however lived to say another 20 years of power.That event is said to have changed Moi from the listening and democracy-loving president he was, to the dictator he was later identified as, for 20 years.Part of the change that came with the attempted coup...

Ken on 01st Aug

Duty free shops at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, associated with Kamlesh Pattni, were last night demolished.This was despite a court order barring the Kenya Airports Authority from forcefully repossessing the premises. Owners were last night left to collect what remained of their businesses, with a lot of anger towards KAA. This is how it...

Ken on 01st Aug

A senior source in Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s party has claimed a resounding victory in Wednesday’s parliamentary and presidential election against Prime Minster Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). ‘‘We’ve taken this election. We’ve buried the MDC. We never had any doubt that we were going...

Ken on 30th Jul

In what comes as a sigh of relief to thousands of Startimes subscribers in Kenya, the three major local stations in the country(KTN, NTV, Citizen) returned on the Pay TV provider’s platform this weekend.This was after a 2 month absence, which was allegedly brought about by a misunderstanding between Startimes and the stations. Apparently, the...

Ken on 29th Jul

Daily Nation cartoonist, Gado, has today added his voice on the recent news of widespread bestiality. What started with Mombasa prostitutes shooting animal porn with a dog, soon spread to various parts of the country, with different kinds of animals.The latest is a disputed case in Murang’a, where 4 people were reported to have raped a donkey...

Ken on 29th Jul

Raila Odinga is in the US for a Cord governor’s investment summit. He spared some time to be interviewed for a web episode of Sauti Zetu Show. The former premier discusses some of the unknown details of his life, like why he loves holidaying in the Caribbean and why he uses ‘Vitendawilis’ so often. Watch the video below. © nairobiwire.comFollow...