Ken on 20th Sep

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday appointed John Mututho as the new chairman of the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA), to replace Dr Frank Njenga, whose five-year term has elapsed.In his first press conference, Mututho promised to revive and enforce the alcohol bill, popularly known as Mututho law. He warned...

Ken on 19th Sep

“Government blogger” and Statehouse insider Dennis Itumbi, yesterday indirectly came to the defence of social media users accused of leaking an ICC witness’ identity, by claiming that the identity of witness 536 was only a Google search away.Itumbi wrote that immediately the witness named one of the accused, Google helped identify...

Ken on 18th Sep

Citizen TV’s Willis Raburu has come out to defend himself against allegations that he revealed the identity of ICC witness 536. In a blog post, the journalist said that his account was hacked, and we should stop crucifying him. Here is his reply. The obvious response would be, I did not do this and then I would proceed to show you how, but...

Ken on 18th Sep

Facebook blogger Cabu Gah, recently wrote down this post about Joji Baro, the HIV positive gay gospel artist you’ve probably never heard of. The 22 year old Embakasi resident sat down with Cabu Gah and this is his story. My name is George Barasa. Or Joji Baro. I am 22 Years Old. I was born in Nairobi and brought up in Bungoma. I am an GOSPEL...

Ken on 18th Sep

Citizen TV reporter Willis Raburu is in real trouble after revealing the identity of ICC witness number 536, who took the stand yesterday.In a now deleted tweet, the brains behind Truth Meter yesterday identified witness 536 as G** *** ***.“Witness 536 (G** *** ***) gave out an exactly similar narration to a Nakuru court.. Her case was thrown...

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 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

If you thought Tusker Project Fame Judge, Ian Mbugua had no heart, this is for you.On Wednesday, the no-nonsense judge took to Facebook to help raise money for a Thika family that has had a string of bad luck.The mother was admitted at Thika Level 5 hospital following a motor cycle accident. She was discharged by the doctors but a bill of Sh55,000...

Ken on 13th Sep

Bonyeza na Safaricom is back… it has been back for several weeks now. Basically, you send your name to an SMS short code, and Safaricom will get back to you in a series of questions. You keep answering A or B for Sh5 per questions, until any of these four things happen: You win, you give up on winning, your credit runs out, or the competition...

Ken on 10th Sep

After the VAT bill made everything unaffordable, there’s only one logical explanation if you buy, say milk and a newspaper. You must be Illuminati.These hilarious cartoon by Bwana Mdogo shows you how. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...