Ken on 22nd Mar

Westminster HallWednesday 20 March 2013[Mr Peter Bone in the Chair]Government Policy (Kenya) Motion made, and Question proposed, That the sitting be now adjourned.—(Mr Randall.)9.30 amEric Joyce (Falkirk) (Ind): It is difficult to overstate the importance of Kenya to the United Kingdom and, indeed, the wider international community. Perhaps first...

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...

Ken on 21st Mar

When Kenya started the hashtag #SomeoneTellNigeria to protest the maltreatment of Harambee Stars in Lagos, our Naija brothers started #SomeoneTellKenya. Both generated thousands of tweets, but honestly the Kenyans carried the day. All the Nigerians did was warn Kenya not to engage in a tweef, or face the same wrath as Ghana. Apparently, the two countries...

Ken on 21st Mar

As you may be aware, Kenyans on Twitter were yesterday involved in their biggest Tweef yet, this time with Nigerians.  It started when news broke that Harambee Stars were being treated badly in Nigeria. The national team had arrived at Lagos and the Nigerian FA was to fly them to Calabar for training. Calabar is the town where the world cup qualifier...

Ken on 21st Mar

MEMBERS NOMINATED TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLYOburu Odinga – ODMIsacc Mwaura – ODMZulekha Hassan Juma – ODMAmina Abdalla – TNAJohnson Arthur Sakaja – TNAJanet Marania Teiyaa – TNAKorere Sara Paulata – URPAbdi Noor Mohammed Ali – URPSunjeev Kour Birdi – URPBishop Robert Mutemi Mutua – WiperPatrick...

Ken on 21st Mar

This real it happened to me on Sunday. I went to town to buy a phone cover downtown. At the shops opposite Afya center or Ukwala and Tuskys, everywhere I went they kept asking me to show the phone despite the fact that I mentioned the make I went to the final shop that was manned by a lady and she asked to see my phone and since she was a lady...

Ken on 21st Mar

Former AFC Leopard coach Jan Koops is was over the weekend left Sh 50,000 poorer, after his house help disappeared with the money. Koops, who is the head coach at Kolongolo FC, said that on Friday, he had left his house help in his Buru Buru home with Sh 50,000, with instructions to bank it in his account. He was leaving for Busia. “While in Kisumu...

Ken on 21st Mar

Another Friday, another collection of funny pictures. From Ruto mistaking a piece of land belonging to Uhuru for a stronghold district, to Mugabe inquiring whether IEBC faulty system is available for purchase, to this hilarious menu. These are this week’s funny pictures.   © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 20th Mar

The National Cohesion and Integration Commission chairman Mzalendo Kibunjia is in the spotlight, after blogger Robert Alai released a telephone conversation he had with him, without the former’s knowledge that he was being recorded.  The 11 minute recording starts as just a typical phone call, for about 6 minutes, where the two discuss general...

Ken on 20th Mar

Harambee stars are in Nigeria for a World Cup qualifier match against African Champions, Super Eagles.The Kenyan national team has however not been given proper reception by the Nigerian FA, as is common practice worldwide. In fact, they have been mistreated.On arrival at Lagos, Harambee Stars were supposed to be flown to Calabar, the town where the...

Ken on 20th Mar

Reports doing rounds are that a son to former powerful attorney general Charles Njonjo has just dropped a brand new Range Rover Sport; the 2013 edition. He is believed to be the first owner of this classy vehicle in the country. The car has a 6 month to 1 year waiting list, meaning the young Njonjo must have bought or booked his a while back. This...

Ken on 20th Mar

Team Uhuru is in the process of coming up with a list of artiste to perform at Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration bash, should the petition go in his favour. Reportedly, the team is ready to go for the big names in international music, and they’re promising a star studded event, like nothing we’ve seen before. Names of artistes from...

Ken on 20th Mar

Time out, we can all stop now. OMG! Look at what they did to Kalonzo. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 20th Mar

This are the world’s top 10 drinking nations, according to CNN in a report released last week. 10. Australia A country whose former prime minister, the legendary Bob Hawke, was once in the Guinness Book of Records for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 2.5 seconds.   9. GermanyGermans may not be Europe’s biggest beer drinkers (that honor...

Ken on 20th Mar

CASTER Semenya is in love! Just weeks after rumours surfaced on social networks that middle-distance world champion and Olympiad Caster was pregnant she brushed off our enquiries with an adamant, “My private life has nothing to do with you.”DRUM went searching for answers. While the rumours that she’s pregnant are unlikely, DRUM can reveal...

Ken on 19th Mar

A few months back, Jimmy Gathu was singing everywhere ‘Wacha Mpango Wa Kando’, a loose translation of ‘Be Faithful’. Despite all the publicity, cheating was still rampant. Someone had to go back to the drawing board.  This new ad features two women, one of whom innocently enquires about her friend’s husband. As is the...

Ken on 19th Mar

On Monday night, K24 re-branded with better colours and new faces. Actually they’re the same old faces under a new employer. Citizen TV was the biggest causality in this large scale poaching by K24. Not only did they lose some of their brightest anchors, but also their best technical staff. Here are the ‘new’ faces. English Team Swahili...

Ken on 19th Mar

S.K MACHARIA updates, “I cant take this no more!!…..” Uhuru,Jimmy Gathu,Ruto and 1,856 others “LIKE” this… MAMA NGINA: Na bado… UHURU: @Mum,pwahahahahaha,aki Mum! You can say that again! Hatutaki Upara! BETH MUGO: @Auntie,hehehe,ati na bado?? @Cuzo,pwahahaha, wakileta Upara…fimbooo….chapa! ...

Ken on 19th Mar

Apparently,Uhur­u Kenyatta has NOT ONLY poached almost all presenters from CITIZEN TV to K24. He is also poaching their programmes too! And he is re-naming the programmes according to how we know him/what we know him for….. Tahidi High = Ta-WEED HIGH Pambazuka = POMBEzuka Rauka = RauKAYA Kubamba = KubamBANK Cheche = CheCHEDDAR Machachari...

Ken on 19th Mar

2 weeks ago, Uhuru Kenyatta was announced president – elect at the Bomas of Kenya. Immediately after receiving his certificate, he headed to Catholic University, where he gave his victory speech. The fact that it was aired live by international media, only served to put him in the international limelight. His speech was no ‘I have a dream’,...