Ken on 29th Nov

For many days we’ve been wondering why the Johnny Gill concert recently held in Nairobi was not for every Dick and Harry. Finally, we have the answer, and surprisingly it’s not because of his genre of music, but the alcohol price tag.  Many Kenyans think we have one month to register for the election, which is actually true only if the...

Ken on 26th Nov

What started as a collection of the funny Citizen TV’s news headlines, quickly transformed into a mockery of how often the station gives coverage to its owner SK Macharia. Though in an exaggerated manner, tweeps came up with some of the likely headlines during Citizen TV’s news, bringing into life the hash tag #Citizentvbreakingnews. Below...

Ken on 22nd Nov

Sunday Live presenter, Julie Gichuru largely influences the fashion direction Kenyan ladies take, especially the middle class. Every Sunday, thousands watch Citizen news, not because of the news, but just to see what Julie is wearing. She gets tens of compliments and dressing suggestions on her social media accounts after every Sunday Live appearance.  Together...

Ken on 15th Nov

Take note there is an imposter in town this time impersonating Citizen TV’s Julie Gichuru on Facebook. The imposter is alleged to be promising fans jobs for money. Apparently Julie has learnt of the ongoing scam and some people have fallen prey to the scams and even sent money to the yet to be exposed imposter. Today on her Facebook page Julie wrote...

Ken on 14th Nov

Yesterday witnessed another trending twitter hash tag, #TheNairobiWoman. Kenyans on Twitter, or #KOT as they are commonly known , united to give what turned out to be the most hilarious compilation of traits of Nairobi women. The following are the best of those tweets. #TheNairobiWoman handbag ni kubwa hadi ina search button.” ~> \_ #TheNairobiWoman...

Ken on 08th Nov

This week has been dominated by Obama’s re-election, Andrew Kenneth, football and more football. Chelsea and Arsenal fans have particularly been disappointed, by the their draws, though the former redeemed itself midweek during the champions league.  After all those years of not winning anything, one would have thought that Arsenal fans have...

Ken on 01st Nov

Football has dominated social media discussions this week. First was the very controversial Manchester United win at Stamford Bridge, to the extent that they’ve been awarded new shirt sponsors. Then came Arsenal’s comeback from 4-0 down, and then Chelsea revenged on Manchester United, though they were almost beaten by the latter’s...

Ken on 31st Oct

Nana Akufo-Addo (@nadaa2012) Leader of the New Patriotic party and presidential candidate in Ghana. 1,640 tweets 35 following 6,132 followersThe opposition leader is hoping social media can propel him to victory in forthcoming elections. One of numerous recent tweets declared: “In #48days, we will go to...

Ken on 25th Oct

Majority of Kenyans increase their activities in social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter when under the influence of alcohol, a new survey shows. The survey by mobile advertising network, InMobi Africa, reveals that majority of Kenyans consumers turn to their mobile phones to post updates on the social media. According to the study, 78...

Ken on 22nd Oct

Identity Thief Arrested Citizen TV’s news anchor Kirigo Ng’arua has been the latest victim of social media identity theft. David Kitheka Mutua, an IT specialist from Kangundo , had set up a Facebook page with the anchor’s details, and was using it to ask for money from fans. Kitheka was yesterday arrested by police following days...