Ken on 14th Dec

Red Pepper, a Ugandan daily has published today (7 December) graphic photos allegedly depicting the head of the country’s prime football team ‘sodomising’ a young team player. A photo depicting Chris Mubiru having anal sex with a young man covered the entire front page of the paper entitled: ‘SMOKED OUT! Uganda Cranes boss nabbed sodomising...

Ken on 13th Dec

The Google Zeitgeist 2012 report has just been released and the top searches in Kenya for the last 12 years are pretty shocking, or at least the leading search. ‘How to abort’ is the number one ‘How To…’ phrase searched on Google this year in Kenya. The discussion can drag on and on, but its pretty obvious that Kenyans...

Ken on 13th Dec

With Dec. 21, 2012, quickly approaching, people around the world are grappling with doomsday phobia and fears of an impending apocalypse. Friday, Dec. 21 marks the end of the Mayan long-count calendar. On this day, doomsayers believe the world will end. Some fear a wayward planet called “Nibiru,” supposedly discovered by the Sumerians,...

Ken on 12th Dec

The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC), has organized the Gay and Lesbian Awards. The awards committee picked the nominees from applications received until December 1st. According to Eric Gitari from the NGLHRC, the nominees ‘represent the diverse contributions and efforts currently in place to ensure LGBTIQ persons...

Ken on 10th Dec

State House officials stand next to the claimed portrait. Mr Ndalo says he and two of his children hired a pick-up truck from Nairobi four months ago to transport the portrait.   Uganda president Yoweri Museveni has refused to pay a Kenyan painter an equivalent of Sh 1.5 million for a portrait he had ordered.  Mr Joakim Onyango Ndalo,...

Ken on 06th Dec

John McAfee — the millionaire who created McAfee Antivirus software — was arrested in Guatemala yesterday for entering the country illegally … while still considered a “person of interest” in a murder case in Belize. According to reports, Guatemalan officials — along with Interpol agents — detained 67-year-old...

Ken on 02nd Dec

GEMS Cambridge International School recently opened what is one of Kenya’s most expensive school. Sitting on a 17 acre piece of land off Magadi Road in Karen’s suburbs is a Sh 3 billion learning institution with a capacity of 1080 students. Apart from the beautiful and well organized buildings, the school has many facilities that help...

Ken on 29th Nov

Kenyatta University’s low-cadre staff, who are servicing loans for land, are gridlocked by directors’ tussle over Sh1 billion profits looted from them. In the meantime, Equity Bank continues to enjoy steady interest fees Three years after Kenya’s independence in 1963, its iconic leader, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, invoked the powers of his office...

Ken on 22nd Nov

You may have come across persons offering to buy the shiny 2010 release of the 10 shilling coin. Most of these offers are made on personal social media accounts and therefore are not very widespread. Others approach people who deal with lots of coins in the course of their job, eg. shopkeepers and shoe makers, offering to buy the 10 bobs at a significantly...

Ken on 21st Nov

HARARE – Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Saturday railed against the $20 million presidential farming inputs scheme, questioning the source of funding. The former trade unionist and leader of the ruling MDC was addressing thousands of people at Murambinda Growth Point in his home area of Buhera District. “I have never heard of a president...