The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Tuesday April 25)

April 25, 2017

Here are today’s biggest headlines.

At Sh1000 Per Episode, Comedian Blames Churchill for Ayeiya Dying a Poor Man

The issue of just how much Daniel Ndambuki pays his talents to appear on TV don’t seem to be going away. By now we know that Churchill Show comedians are not the best paid people on TV.

PHOTOS – NTV’s Ken Mijungu Weds KQ Hostess in Lavish Wedding

NTV news anchor Ken Mijungu is officially and legally off the market. The media personality said ‘I Do’ to his longtime girlfriend Laureen in a lavish maroon and gold themed ceremony at Fuchsia Gardens in Limuru on Saturday. The invite-only affair was attended by family and close friends. Amon

Chris Kirubi Rubbishes Sonko’s Job Offer as Nairobi’s Economic Advisor

City tycoon Chris Kirubi has dismissed a job offer by gubernatorial aspirant Mike Sonko to join his team of advisors. Kirubi said on Sunday that he has never met nor spoken to the Nairobi senator. “How do you offer a job to someone you have never met or spoken to?

KNH Medics Neglected my Brother and Sped Up his Death, Singer Vivian Laments

Kenyan songbird Vivian is in mourning following the death of her brother, Samuel Gathii Muriuki. Gathii had been diagnosed with Meningitis and was admitted to the Kenyatta National Hospital. He succumbed on Saturday in what is a sad and painful loss to Vivian and her family. The singer took to

Watchman Rapes and Robs Employer in Kahawa Sukari

Police are on the hunt for a night guard who raped and robbed his employer on Saturday night in Kahawa Sukari estate. Police officers in Ruiru said the man only identified as Kelvin, raped and robbed his 45-year-old employer after duping her to serve him with a glass of drinking water.

France urged to reject Le Pen in French presidential vote run-off

As Le Pen celebrated the highest-ever voting tally for her Front National party, candidates knocked out in the first round began to endorse Macron, who ended his insurgent campaign with a first-place finish that confounded expectations. Macron, a pro-European centrist, took first place with 23.9%, while the anti-immigrant, anti-EU Le Pen came second on 21.4%, with 97% of polling stations declared on Monday.

How two outsiders defeated France’s political elite

Voters collectively turned up their noses at the political establishment Sunday, in the first round of the French presidential election. With 97% of polling stations declared, the stage is set for a run-off vote between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen on May 7.

US tells North Korea to cease ‘destabilizing actions and rhetoric’

“We call on (North Korea) to refrain from provocative, destabilizing actions and rhetoric, and to make the strategic choice to fulfill its international obligations and commitments and return to serious talks,” Pentagon spokesman Gary Ross said. “North Korea’s unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to US national security.”

Obama re-emerges in public after avoiding political spotlight

The 44th president is slated to speak with young leaders at an event at the University of Chicago, billed by his office as a “conversation on community organizing and civic engagement” and a part of Obama’s goal to “encourage and support the next generation of leaders.”

The beginner’s guide to the French elections (and a refresher for the rest of you)

Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming vote. Why should you care? The EU already has its hands full dealing with its impending divorce from the UK. At least two of the candidates in this election vow to get France out of the EU too.

El Clasico: Messi shines, Ronaldo stumbles

For Barcelona, it was the perfect script. Messi’s goal with the last kick of the game, the 500th of his career, helped bury rivals Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 3-2 victory saw Luis Enrique’s side leapfrog “Los Blancos” at the top of the table as the season enters its final stages.

Dear internet, Amber Heard and Elon Musk really want you to know they’re a thing

Amber Heard and Elon Musk might have been quietly seeing each other for a while, but now they’re Instagram official, guys. Heard is in Australia filming upcoming DC Comics flick Aquaman, and Musk has come down for a surprise visit. On Sunday they went ziplining through trees at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast, like the lovebirds they are.

Samsung only needed 1 emoji to destroy this guy’s dick pic joke

Whatever you do, don’t mess with Samsung on Twitter. They will burn you, and burn you hard. It all started with this cheerful tweet about the Galaxy S8. Although plenty of people responded to Samsung’s request and tweeted their first photos, there was one joker in the pack.

Margot Robbie slapped Leonardo DiCaprio at the ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ audition

Trying to forge a career in Hollywood? Maybe try slapping your way to the top. Time’s The Most Influential 100 People has been released, a regular feature in which profiles of the honorees are written by other famous people.

Awe-inspiring photos of Earth remind us just what’s at stake

Millions of people came out this Earth Day to clean up and care for the planet. But space agencies and companies took a different approach, choosing to celebrate our Earth from up above. SpaceX on Saturday shared a breathtaking image captured during the recent launch of its SES-10 communications satellite.

9 incredible ways we’re using drones for social good

When it comes to alleviating some of the world’s most pressing problems, perhaps we should look to the skies. The word “drone” might inspire images of counterterrorism strikes and the future of package delivery. But quadcopters and other autonomous flying vehicles are revolutionizing the ways we tackle the biggest social and environmental issues of our time.

Trump tweets Mexico will ‘eventually’ pay for the wall ‘in some form’ after Democrats also agree to pay for it

Well, this clears everything up. On Sunday, Donald Trump unveiled a lengthy, well-considered border security plan. Oops, sorry, I meant a few confusing tweets. So Trump is upset Democrats won’t fund his border wall … even though Mexico will pay for it-eventually, at a later date, in some form?

American Airlines in hot water after flight attendant almost gets in fight with passenger

Just when you thought it was safe to fly again. First, it was a United passenger being dragged off a plane. This time, it’s American Airlines under scrutiny after a passenger posted a video on Facebook showing an angry confrontation between a passenger and flight attendant.

Woman Finds Picture Of Her Dying Dad On Cigarette Packet

While the number of smokers in the UK continues to dwindle down to an all time low, I’m sure we’ve all come across a packet or two at some point with those terrifying warning pictures. Smoking kills, smoking clogs your arteries, smoking causes lung cancer, if you smoke this packet of cigarettes you will die a horrible death etc, etc, etc.

North Korea Gives Update On Bombs At Their Disposal

Kim Jong-un is showing no sign of backing down after refusing to stop nuclear weapons production and vowing to reduce the US ‘to ash’. Head of propaganda Rodong Sinmun claimed that North Korea possesses enough weaponry to strike at the heart of continental US and the Asia-Pacific region.

Adam Johnson’s Girlfriend Has Finally Left Him, For Another ‘Jailbird’ Footballer

To put it into context for those who for some reason, are not aware, Johnson was a Sunderland football player who was convicted of grooming and sexual activity with a child last year.

20-Year-Old Bone Cancer Victim Fulfilled Her Wish To ‘Die Beautiful’

A 20-year-old with bone cancer fulfilled her heartwrenching wish to ‘die beautiful,’ as she laid in her casket at her funeral. Racine Pregunta, from Davao City, southern Philippines sadly passed away last week after her devastating battle with osteosarcoma.

Friends have brilliant response to man who failed to turn up to his own birthday

There they were: all the lads. They’d met up at 7pm at their local Wetherspoons, ready to welcome pal Adam Maher. It was his birthday. The boys had put on their going out clothes and were ready to hit the beers. Adam had arranged it all. Except Adam wasn’t there.

People can’t get over how much ‘old photo of dad’ looks like two Hollywood stars

A man has shared a retro photograph of his dad. And he thinks his dad, back in the day, looks like a cross-between Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Elijah Wood. He’s pretty bang on. Or so people think. Reddit user ‘jonjoshelvy’ posted the image over the weekend.

Statue of the Virgin Mary starts to ‘cry’ at church as worshippers faint

Worshippers have been left in shocked after a statue of the Virgin Mary apparently weeping in church. A woman spotted the strange occurrence and grabbed her phone to record what she says were tears rolling down the statue’s cheeks Zully de Meaurio said: “I went to the church with my makeup box and when I approached the Virgin I saw that it had water in one of the eyes.

Man casually relaxes in Drone-suspended HAMMOCK floating in the sky

A man was spotted casually lying in a Drone-suspended hammock which was captured on camera floating in the sky. He was seen soaring over Khashuri, Georgia, USA. People can be heard in the footage exclaiming in awe, and laughing as the hammock sways from side to side.

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