Ken on 09th Apr

As Uhuru Kenyatta was been sworn in, congratulatory messages were coming from all over, but one stood out.American musician Akon took his time to tweet a congratulatory message to the president. The singer also pointed out the peace in the country.Here’s the tweet. Congratulations Uhuru Kenyatta on your new presidency. The world is proud of...

Ken on 04th Apr

If you are a Kenyan on Twitter or #KOT, then you have no reason not to have heard of Rama Oluoch, or @RamzZy_ in that twitter language. Rama boasts of close to 15,000 followers, and his numerous tweets every hour ups this number everyday. Very few match his tweeting vigour.Jimmy Gathu enquired about the latest trending topics on Twitter, and naturally...

Ken on 04th Apr

This is from someone who almost lost his valuables to a sophisticated team of thieves, entering cars without necessarily breaking into them. BEWARE!!!! CAR THIEVES GONE DIGITAL!!!!“I locked my car. As I walked away I heard my car door unlock”.I went back and locked my car again three times.Each time, as soon as I started to walk away,...

Ken on 03rd Apr

As Twitter usage continues to expand in Africa, presidents and politicians in the continent are leveraging the unique power of the micro-blogging site to disseminate their political agendas, instantly communicate with a vast majority of people, recruit citizens to help in their campaigns, and create a space for dialogue and participatory democracy. Here...

Ken on 01st Apr

Kingwa Kamencu, the lady who thought she’ll be Kenya’s fourth president appears not to be in her right state of mind. Last week as Kenyans were anxiously waiting for the Supreme Court to decide the direction Kenya takes, she was making some very weird statements on Facebook. This was her first post on Saturday. So apparently the CJ’s...

Ken on 01st Apr

This is a post written by the Kenya Diaspora adviser to Prime Minister Raila Odinga, describing his immediate reaction after Chief Justice Willy Mutunga gave the ruling that upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory. John MainaWAtching the Supreme Court ruling with the PM in his office taught me how to be strong even when all odds are against you. The...

Ken on 01st Apr

This will come as bad news to many. Reports reaching us indicate that the child seated next to president Jomo Kenyatta is Muhoho Kenyatta and not his brother Uhuru, as has been generally agreed. At some point, someone had to say the world was round not flat.  © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 27th Mar

Last week at the height of #SomeoneTellNigeria and #SomeoneTellKenya, Nigerian comedian Klint the Drunk was singled out by Kenyans for his hard hitting comments.This was mostly because he is a regular in Nairobi, where he often attends the Night of a Thousand Laughs, the event that brings together Africa’s biggest comedians.  This was what...

Ken on 26th Mar

Larry Madowo is making a name for himself, and was particularly successful during the reporting of the just concluded elections. On elections day, NTV chattered a light aircraft for the talkative journalist, and literally made him omnipresent. One minute he was in Wajir, the other in Tana River. He stole the show that day. When the results started trickling...

Ken on 26th Mar

Controversial blogger Robert Alai was yesterday summoned by CID detectives, after a series of tweets he made over the weekend.Alai made several unsupported tweets implying that Head of Civil Service Francis Kimemia, High Court Judge Isaack Lenaola and IEBC chairman Isaack Hassan were meeting at a private, members only club in Karen, Nairobi.  The...