Ken on 15th Apr

From the look of things, Nairobi senator Mike Sonko and Women representative Rachael Shebesh are very good buddies. On Saturday, Sonko posted pictures of his family having some nice time with Shebesh’s family at the village market.It’s possible he did this on purpose to answer those spreading rumours that he has something going on with Shebesh. ...

Ken on 15th Apr

There has been concern after a Facebook page allegedly belonging to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s daughter Ngina Kenyatta went viral, gaining almost 100,000 likes in just a few days. The page administrator has been posting regular updates suggesting he/she is the first daughter, and many Kenyans innocently believe they’re dealing with the...

Ken on 10th Apr

Martha Karua may be down but she ain’t out. On her favourite hangout Twitter, she has been as busy as always. Answering questions from fans, airing her opinion and interestingly congratulating the new leaders.Some time back she declared that she is taking a rest to make a decision on her next move and that she will not be begging for jobs from...

Ken on 10th Apr

One of Jubilee’s campaign slogan was ‘The Digital Team’. This was used to refer to the youthful nature of the then presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto and their billboard mates Najib Balala and Charity Ngilu. The president may already have the most followed Facebook page this side of Africa, but he has...

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

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 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 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...