Ken on 08th Oct

“If I had continued with karate training.. I’m sure I would have saved my bodyguard.” After surviving a panga attack which unfortunately took away the life of his bodyguard, Fisheries Minister, Amason Kingi is set to start taking Karate lessons. Last week, the minister’s political rally was ambushed by suspected MRC members who killed...

Ken on 07th Oct

“He reached for his pockets and out came a bundle of crisp notes, which he threw far away from the chopper…” Kilome MP, John Harun Mwau may be accused of everything but at least he is a quick thinker, especially where his life is at stake. The MP was confronted by a very hostile mob in Kasayani Village, and his bodyguards moved...

Ken on 07th Oct

“He reached for his pockets and out came a bundle of crisp notes, which he threw far away from the chopper…” Kilome MP, John Harun Mwau may be accused of everything but at least he is a quick thinker, especially where his life is at stake. The MP was confronted by a very hostile mob in Kasayani Village, and his bodyguards moved...

Ken on 07th Oct

7 En-Suite Bedrooms, Each With A Walk-In Wardrobe.  It seems being the Police Commissioner and later Post Master General pays well. Major General Hussein Ali, built what has been termed as one of the priciest homes in Kenya. The 20,000 square feet mansion is built on a 3 acre piece of land in Karen, Nairobi.  The compound is expansive, with a...

Ken on 07th Oct

Meru Univerisity College of Science And Technology Backward Professors Suspend Student For Tweeting  Cyprian Nyakundi, a second year Actuarial Science student at Meru University College has been suspended for what the institution termed as ‘tarnishing its name on social media’. In a series of tweets and Facebook updates, Nyakundi expressed...

Ken on 04th Oct

Ipsos-Synovate – [Tribalism, Sex, Scandals, Unreliable opinion polls, Office Gossip… La saga continúa] Following this week’s revelations of alleged malpractices at market research firm Ipsos-Synovate Kenya, nairobiwire.com has continued to receive emails from an employee or a group of employees from the company, shedding more light...

Ken on 04th Oct

Ipsos-Synovate – [Tribalism, Sex, Scandals, Unreliable opinion polls, Office Gossip… La saga continúa] Following this week’s revelations of alleged malpractices at market research firm Ipsos-Synovate Kenya, nairobiwire.com has continued to receive emails from an employee or a group of employees from the company, shedding more light...

Ken on 03rd Oct

BY A KENYAN DOCTOR I remember that fateful Friday as if it was yesterday. I had been on call for two days, and I left the hospital at 7.50 am to dash home to grab a shower before going back to the district hospital where I was working as an intern. No sooner had I gotten home than my phone rang. It was maternity, and anyone who has been there knows...

Ken on 03rd Oct

Tuskys Supermarket is still nursing the wounds of what is probably its biggest theft yet. A Tuskys branch in the lakeside city of Kisumu this week lost Sh 8.8 million in not very clear circumstances. Reportedly, the branch manager requested the chief cashier for the keys with an explanation that he was going to look at the account books and the cashier...

Ken on 02nd Oct

‘Whistle Blower’ Waiting For Ipsos President For The Complete Spilling Of The Beans Yesterday, we received an email message from a supposed staff member at Ipsos Synovate, who alleges that some top managers have been receiving money from a leading presidential candidate, to doctor opinion polls. Part of the mail reads, “Ever since...