Ken on 14th Nov

NAIROBI, Kenya: The website’s headlines trumpet al-Shabab’s imminent demise and describe an American jihadist fretting over insurgent infighting. At first glance it appears to be a sleek, Horn of Africa news site. But the site – sabahionline.com – is run by the U.S. military.The site, and another one like it that centers...

Ken on 14th Nov

By AL ARABIYA At least five pornographic websites are among Egypt’s 100 most frequently visited online destinations this year, according to Alexa, a division of Amazon.com that tracks online traffic patterns globally. The statistic proves particularly significant as Egyptian web surfers may soon be stripped of all access...

Ken on 14th Nov

By AL ARABIYA At least five pornographic websites are among Egypt’s 100 most frequently visited online destinations this year, according to Alexa, a division of Amazon.com that tracks online traffic patterns globally. The statistic proves particularly significant as Egyptian web surfers may soon be stripped of all access...

Ken on 13th Nov

The following are pictures of the just opened Syokimau Railway Station. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 13th Nov

President Kibaki yesterday launched the Syokimau Railway Station. Together with his entourage, the president was among the first to use the new train service, when he took a 30 minutes ride from the station to the city.  The station is expected to serve thousands of commuters daily, with the main target being those who drive themselves to the city....

Ken on 13th Nov

Osprea Logistics, a UK based military hardware manufacturer, has started construction of a Sh 3.5 billion plant in Mombasa, that will assemble amoured cars and military personnel carriers. This will be the first armoured vehicle manufacturer in the region, with the other being in South Africa. The armoured personnel carrier christened ‘Mamba’...

Ken on 12th Nov

Man Tries To ‘Bring Zack Back Home’ A man, Sebastian Maina Ngunju, has gone to court claiming that the late internal security minister Prof George Saitoti’s only son, Zachary Musengi is actually his. He claims that Zachary’s real name is Stephen Wachira, and was abducted 24 years ago at their home in Subukia.  He says he...

Ken on 12th Nov

A source familiar with the ins and outs of national carrier Kenya Airways has informed us that the airline’s Group Managing Director and CEO Titus Naikuni was foaming at the mouth yesterday over an article in the Sunday Nation which laid bare the shadow dealings KQ is involved in especially in the acquisition of new planes. According to the source,...

Ken on 12th Nov

A source familiar with the ins and outs of national carrier Kenya Airways has informed us that the airline’s Group Managing Director and CEO Titus Naikuni was foaming at the mouth yesterday over an article in the Sunday Nation which laid bare the shadow dealings KQ is involved in especially in the acquisition of new planes. According to the source,...

Ken on 11th Nov

Andrew Kenneth 19, did not anticipate the kind of reaction that followed after he went on national TV to endorse his father Peter Kenneth, for the presidency last Sunday. PHILIP MWANIKI finds out how he’s coping with the new found fame. You are now an overnight star, did you expect the attention that you are getting?To be honest, I didn’t expect...