Ken on 28th Nov

TPF 6 Contestants on Tuesday 26th Nov 2013 paid a visit to the UN headquarters for Africa in Gigiri to see where crucial decisions affecting Africa are made. They toured the General Assembly as well as Africa’s most energy efficient building. Soon after they rode to Royal Media where they spent time with top radio personalities Chris Okinda...

Ken on 28th Nov

Yesterday, President Uhuru Kenyatta was hosted by Coca Cola at their regional headquarters in Upper Hill. He became the only Kenyan to lift the coveted FIFA World Cup trophy this year. It’s on a global tour of 88 countries courtesy of the soft drink company.Today, there will be a public viewing of the trophy today at the KICC. However, unlike...

Ken on 28th Nov

Manchester United were involved in a mid-air plane scare when their pilot had to abort landing seconds before touching down in Germany, writes David McDonnell in Leverkusen. A plane on the tarmac at Cologne airport forced the pilot to abort landing just 400 metres above the runway and land at the second attempt. Over the intercom, the captain told...

Ken on 27th Nov

Fifa World Cup trophy has arrived in Kenya this morning, touching down at JKIA at around 9am. The gold trophy is being transported around the world in a Coca Cola branded jet.While in Kenya, its first stop will be Coca Cola regional headquarters, where President Uhuru will have a chance to lift it.Tomorrow, there will be a public viewing at KICC, where...

Ken on 27th Nov

You’ve probably seen him on TV. He’s mostly recognizable for his Versman body lotion advert, where he openly flaunts his six pack.That ad is quite popular with the ladies.Watch it below. His name is Wilson Munene, a bodybuilder and a model. He’s a graduate of Agriculture economics from Egerton, and is also the pioneer of the aerobics...

Ken on 27th Nov

In four days, we will know which beauty queen will represent Nairobi.The Face of Nairobi is a beauty pageant aimed at nurturing budding beauties and also building the brains of models in the county. It also targets mentoring models not only into beauty queens but also into role-models who impact the society positively.Therefore, the competition aims...

Ken on 27th Nov

Last week on Thursday, Papa Shirandula actor Gerald Langiri proposed to his longtime girlfriend at the premiere of adult comedy film House of Lungula.Gerald, who also hosts the web series, In the Forest, popped the question at the end of the movie screening, held at Century Cinemax at the Junction.The actor revealed that they met several years ago on...

Ken on 27th Nov

If you’re a fan of the animated series Family Guy, you may have gotten information that Brian Griffin is dead. On its Sunday’s episode, the beloved dog was hit by a car and unfortunately did not make it.Brian had been a key part of the show’s past storyline, and he will surely be missed.Among those who will miss him is Deputy President...

Ken on 27th Nov

Photo by @Thecountyvoice Yesterday, it was revealed that Samsung has struck an out of court deal with KICC management to have its billboard returned on the iconic building.The electronic display had been pulled down following complaints by Kenyans. Many felt it was wrong to commercialize the building, recognized as a major symbol of our...

Ken on 27th Nov

We’re just about to celebrate 50 years of independence, and a lot of activities have been planned despite the government refusal to give us a 3-day holiday.We’ll be on the look out for pictures that remind us where we’re coming from, and to start us off, this is a 1963 advert by Coca Cola congratulating Kenyans on the achievement of...

Ken on 27th Nov

Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup is one of the most awaited events in our calendars and with it comes the catchy anthems we all find ourselves singing.The man behind this year’s Coca Cola anthem is former X-Factor finalist David Correy. He was scheduled to jet in the country last night, a few hours before the trophy arrives in the country.The Brazilian...

Ken on 27th Nov

A pride of lions at the Maasai Mara made their way into a homestead, causing terror to a family of seven. For more than four hours, the family was held ‘hostage’ inside their own home.Apparently, the lions and their cubs ate the family bull after accessing the fortified cattle pen.“When I opened the door at daybreak, I saw six lions...

Ken on 27th Nov

Welcome to Alical Mothers Counseling Centre, situated at Forthall Learning Institute next to Juvenile remand home in Murang’a town.Target groups: Former std 8 candidates, form 1-4 and those who did their KCSE in the last 2 years. Areas of concern: psychological counselling, malpractice in religion and cult awareness, life skills and career counselling,...

Ken on 26th Nov

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has been labelled the best performing governor in Kenya. Some have even called him the only performing governor.President Kenyatta recently launched the Machakos city project, and the Governor has been personally supervising construction works at the Kenyatta Stadium.Wrong are you if you thought those were his only major...

Ken on 26th Nov

On Sunday during Tusker Project Fame’s probation night, controversial blogger Robert Alai happened to pick on the academy principal Eric Wainaina.In his characteristic self, the blogger made a harsh comment about the singer – a decision he’s probably regretting.“A close-up shot of Eric Wainaina makes him look like a fat mboch...

Ken on 26th Nov

The Face of Nairobi pageant is going down in five days, and another of the night’s performers has been announced.Wyre the Love Child, one of the local dancehall giants, will take the stage when Nairobi crowns its own beauty queen. He will perform alongside radio host and former Tusker Project Fame contestant, Wendy Kimani.Wyre gained fame as...

Ken on 26th Nov

Miss Tourism Kakamega, Idah Nakova was some time back the victim of some harsh roasting by Kenyans on Twitter. Many believed she did not deserve that win because of her looks.Read: Kenyans on Twitter Roast Miss Tourism KakamegaOn Friday that week, Larry Madowo hosted the model on the Trend and gave her quite some goodies. A viewer who happens to...

Ken on 26th Nov

Victor Wanyama made an appearance for Southampton on their Saturday game vs Arsenal. Though Arsenal finally won the match, the Kenyan’s performance was praised by most. At times he came out too rough, but he won a lot of tackles in the process.Someone imagined Arsene Wenger signing him after that game. He has even joined the greats. © nairobiwire.comFollow...

Ken on 26th Nov

What a strange choice of name. A shop owner has called his shop Jicho Pevu.It sounds funny, but it makes perfect sense riding on one of the most recognized names to boost your business. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 26th Nov

Kenya intends to make a statement of intent in the efforts to modernize in the transport sector. With the construction of the Mombasa-Malaba standard gauge railway line set to start this week, Kenya will have taken a step closer to the future.President Uhuru Kenyatta will break ground for the construction on Thursday.The Kenyan Railway Corporation...