Ken on 03rd May

According to a recent study, Lil Wayne fans are as dumb as a rock. If you enjoy Beyonce and T.I., you’re not too far behind. If you listen to Beethoven, you’re practically a genuis. Data for the study was gathered from Facebook. The study’s author found kids from different colleges across the US, and compared their favorite music...

Ken on 03rd May

Former prime minister Raila Odinga jet back from the UK this morning, where he among other things said that all options are open, including a return to parliament.Raila had been in London for the Times CEO Summit, where he delivered a keynote speech on Monday. On Wednesday, he met Kenyans in the UK at Hotel Russell in London.Yesterday, the former...

Ken on 03rd May

Last night, Larry Madowo hosted Otonglo narrator Daniel Owira in studio, for the second time in a few days.Owira talked of his experience meeting the president and how his life has changed since his plight was highlighted on NTV. Towards the end of the interview, Larry Madowo created a Twitter account for him, on their big touch screen, live on TV....

Ken on 03rd May

It’s Friday and it only means one thing, we have a collection of the best photos this past week. It’s surprising that even at this point in time, the laptops are continuing to wreak havoc. Then we have a brilliant plan for Kenya Airways’ reduced profits.Ladies and gentlemen, photos of the week.  © nairobiwire.comFollow...

Ken on 02nd May

Bishop Mark Kariuki and his wife to be Nakuru bishop, Mark Kariuki, of Life Celebration Centre, is set to tie the knot this Friday (3rd May). The ceremony will take place at Kasarani Gymnasium from 10:30 am, and all are welcome. On his Facebook page, Bishop Mark wrote, It is with great joy that I announce to you that I am getting married....

Ken on 02nd May

It seems Nigerians have a problem with handling foreign visitors. Just a few weeks back, the West African country came under attack for not giving Harambee Stars the welcome they deserve, leaving them to train in a dilapidated school compound. About two weeks ago, Nigeria was playing host to another group of Kenyans, film makers, for the annual Africa...

Ken on 02nd May

By AFP AMSTERDAM, Tuesday Netherlands’ Willem-Alexander became Europe’s youngest monarch at 46 after his mother, Queen Beatrix, 75, abdicated. The country welcomed the avowedly 21st-century king with a massive, orange-hued party. The abdication and investiture was also honoured and celebrated by the Dutch worldwide, including in Nairobi.   Willem-Alexander...

Ken on 02nd May

There have been unconfirmed reports that a student at the University of Nairobi has been suspended from school for 1000 days, for apparently swearing at the dean of students, Fr. Wamugunda.  The university is just out of a students election, and the swearing in of the new officials was taking place on Sunday. Conducting the ceremony was Fr. Wamugunda....

Ken on 02nd May

Photo [Standard] A poultry farmer in Bombolulu estate,Mombasa has received an unusual number of visitors, as residents flock to his home, to have a glimpse of a chick hatched with three legs.  John Mwangi was surprised when he found out that one of the 100 day old chicks he recently bought, had three legs instead of two. “I have been...

Ken on 02nd May

In a picture circulating online, Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is seen making a ‘7 finger salute’, probably mocking Barcelona’s 7-0 aggregate loss against Bayern Munich in the just concluded UEFA Champions League semi finals. Real Madrid were themselves eliminated from the competition by another German side, Borussia Dortmund. ©...

Ken on 02nd May

TNA national chairman and nominated MP Johnson Sakaja is demanding an apology from the Standard newspaper, after journalist Geoffrey Mosoku wrongly quoted him in a story about the Mps demand for Sh 7 million as car money.Sakaja was reported to have said, ” If you think Sh7 million is too much, the alternative is to give us GK vehicles, drivers...

Ken on 02nd May

Yesterday, the plight of a cat that has been trapped in a jerrycan for 4 days at a village in Kiembeni, Mombasa, was highlighted.  Villagers have refused to save with most of them in agreement that it is a demon. This is not the first time we’re hearing cat stories in Mombasa, and probably their worries are justified. But what do other Kenyans...

Ken on 02nd May

There was drama in Mombasa’s Kiembeni area yesterday, after locals gathered to stare at a cat whose head had been trapped in a jerrycan for 4 days.Residents have refused to save it, attributing the phenomenon to witchcraft or demons. Some say that the cat is actually a human who was unable to change back during a ritual. Of the hundreds who...

Ken on 01st May

Highway Secondary School student Daniel Owira, famous for his Otonglo Time narration at State House Mombasa, just got full sponsorship up to and including university, from none other than the president.  President Uhuru hosted Owira and his family at State House Nairobi yesterday, where he made the announcement. He added that he will be following...