Ken on 21st Nov

On Tuesday, Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko attended the launch for the African Hockey Trophy at the City Park hockey stadium.The tournament will run the whole of this week. In his characteristic fashion, the senator promised the winners of the tournament Sh 1 million. However, it’s not his speech making headlines. During the event, the controversial...

Ken on 21st Nov

Everyone is lining up to milk Wanjiku. From the Members of Parliament to the county assembly members. Amidst the onslaught on government coffers, the Salaries and Remuneration Commission has been left with little options but watch.Standard newspaper’s Munene has the perfect cartoon for that. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 20th Nov

Forget the hustlers jet, now there’s a deputy presidential flying escort.On Saturday, William Ruto attended the homecoming party of Bureti MP Leonard Sang, held at Litein East Schools’ grounds in Bureti constituency.Instead of the usual one or two choppers, the deputy president and his delegation announced their arrival with 7 choppers.Here’s...

Ken on 20th Nov

The 43rd Africa Concours d’Elegance was held on Sunday at the Nairobi Racecourse. Just like others before it, it featured lots of vintage cars and motorbikes.Among the cars showcased was Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero’s alternative official ride, a 1952 Rolls Royce. It is the same one he attended his inauguration in.Here are some other photos...

Ken on 20th Nov

A parliamentary committee yesterday recommended the rejection of the appointment of John Mututho as chairman of The National Authority for Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA).The decision came after the committee examined a report by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption commission. The former Naivasha MP has pending criminal and civil suits....

Ken on 20th Nov

Miraa and Muguka chewers in Kenya could soon completely change their lifestyle. It will soon be possible for them to enter into a hotel and order a drink of their favourite stimulant.Due to the closure of some of its export markets, the miraa industry has taken a huge beating, and the wastage in the local markets during the raining season is not...

Ken on 20th Nov

A parliamentary committee yesterday rejected the nomination of John Mututho as the Chairman of the National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Nacada). The Anti-alcohol crusader,  well known for his Mututho laws had his appointment revoked by the president recently, as the due process had not been followed. Parliament...

Ken on 19th Nov

Unless you are 35 and over, your only knowledge on Mzee Jomo Kenyatta is from books and multimedia channels. You would actually have to be over 40 for you to have had some understanding of Kenya’s first president while he was alive.From this photo, we can see that Kenyatta loved his pool… You’ll never get that in any educational book. ©...

Ken on 19th Nov

President Uhuru Kenyatta is in Kuwait for the 3rd Arab-Africa Economic Summit. This is after snubbing the Commonwealth meet in Sri Lanka.Kenyatta was received by the Emir of Kuwait Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah at the Kuwait International Airport.Here are some photos. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 19th Nov

Nairobi’s Mombasa road is attracting high profile investments due to the growing number of middle-class Kenyans building homes in the South East of Nairobi.Investment firm Britam is the latest to join the list of investors on the busy road. The firm is set to start construction of a shopping mall, having already acquired the land. The firm’s...