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 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...

Ken on 25th Mar

Caroline Mutoko has once again spoken of this person who impersonates her on Twitter. She has on several occasions denied owning this particular Twitter account, but Kenyans never care to listen, as was witnessed last week during the #SomeoneTellNigeria saga. This tweet allegedly coming from her drew angry reactions from Kenyans, many who saw...

Ken on 25th Mar

Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero yesterday received his Photoshopped portrait dubbed ‘Kidero Unchained, the Waititu is silent’, after the movie ‘Django Unchained (2012)‘. Two gentlemen, Joe Kiragu and Chris Kamau from Shutterville Studios presented him with the well packaged copy of the picture in his office.  The governor...

Ken on 24th Mar

When Nigeria was unsuccessfully trying to neutralize the twitter jibes from Kenyans for treating Harambee Stars badly, one of their leading comedians was leading the efforts, Klint Da Drunk. Yes, the same Klint the Drunk who begs to be in Nairobi every year for the Night of a Thousand Laughs.  The averagely funny comedian took off his gloves, and...

Ken on 24th Mar

NTV journalist Larry Madowo was on Friday the latest victim of cyber crime after his website larrymadowo.co.ke was hacked and defaced. This time, it was not ‘anonymous’, but some some Tunisian hackers calling themselves Rezkell. It emerged there was no contingency as the website is still inaccessible even at the time of this writing (48...

Ken on 22nd Mar

Blogger Dennis Itumbi, who is also TNA’s campaigner in charge of their online presence, is reportedly under investigation by Mzalendo Kibunjia led commission NCIC. In a press briefing on Wednesday, Kibunjia said that four bloggers were under investigation and would soon be arraigned in court. He however failed to reveal their names, but on...

Ken on 21st Mar

It all started when it emerged that Harambee Stars were not given the welcome they should in Lagos. Kenya’s national team was booked in a two star hotel, and left to train in a dilapidated school compound.When news of Harambee Star’s treatment broke, Kenyans on Twitter (#KOT), came up with the hashtag #SomeoneTellNigeria, which was...