Ken on 17th Sep

Nairobi senator Mike Sonko yesterday wrote to the CID about some conmen using his name to extort money on Facebook.Sonko gave actual examples of victims, each having lost several thousands. One female victim was conned Sh 4000, in the hope that she would get a job.Here was Sonko’s letter. 16th September 2013 To the DirectorCID Headquarters,Cyber...

Ken on 17th Sep

Kenya Airways is set to receive the first of three Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in October this year. The new state-of-the-art aircraft will be the largest in the airline’s fleet to date, with a seating capacity of 400 (28 – Premier World and 372 Economy). It also has long-range flying capability.Guests will now enjoy high quality in-flight entertainment;...

Ken on 17th Sep

Deputy president William Ruto yesterday departed for the Hague, for the continuation of his trial, which had been postponed for one week.Ruto left Kenya on a Kenya Airways plane, and was as usual accompanied by several legislators. On arrival, the deputy president was accorded full VIP reception, which included a motorcade, with police outriders.Here...

Ken on 16th Sep

This is getting out of hand. On every media report, on TV, Radio or newspaper, Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero allegedly slapped Shebesh.Before the video was aired, it was fair to say so. It was also safer for the media house lest they be told to prove that it happened, in a court of law.Just how scared can our media houses be. A little over one hour...

Ken on 16th Sep

The Law Society of Kenya has told its members to avoid Elgon Place in Upper Hill, Nairobi.LSK fears that several telecommunication masts next to the building, could be a source of excess radioactive emissions, capable of causing cancer.LSK chairman Eric Mutua has written to Chief Justice Willy Mutunga asking that the planned relocation of Court of...

Ken on 16th Sep

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday toured Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, to inspect the progress that has been made since the big fire one month ago.The president visited the temporary International Arrivals Unit, which has taken the place of a modern car park.Uhuru was hopeful that JKIA will be a travel hub in Africa. He revealed that groundbreaking...

Ken on 16th Sep

This video by Wuod Ogola shows an identified US army personnel, with clear Kenyan roots, preaching to his colleagues in Luo.The white servicemen clearly understand very little, but are nevertheless excited to say ‘Uwinjo’, when prompted.Here’s the video.© nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 13th Sep

A lot has been done at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport since the big fire. It has now emerged that the international arrivals terminal, which was burnt, will have to be demolished as the structure is too weak.Today, a section of tents are set to come down, as a new international arrivals terminal is opened. It was initially planned to be a parking...

Ken on 13th Sep

When you talk of Kenya’s presidency, there are several things that go hand in hand with it. In any public ceremony, the president must sit on the presidential chair – the physical chair.There is also the presidential standard. Uhuru Kenyatta has a blue one, and it must be hoisted alongside the national flag, anytime he’s around.Then...

Ken on 13th Sep

Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi, is one strange man. He was among the legislators who had accompanied Deputy President William Ruto to the Hague.He even got a front row seat at the courtroom public gallery, but that did not stop him from dozing off, forcing security guards to occasionally tap him on the shoulders to wake him up.The Star is reporting that he...