Ken on 07th Nov

University Politics Turn Ugly University of Nairobi student leader, Victor Ouko, better known as ‘Stitchez’ has been suspended for three years by the school’s disciplinary committee alongside another student, Ben Sirkal. The two were accused of embezzling SONU funds in a saga that has dragged for close to four months. Until his...

Ken on 07th Nov

Uhuru Fights Against Hitler Comparison Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday took exception to being compared with German dictator Adolf Hitler by Star columnist Jerry Okungu in February this year. Uhuru who is also The National Alliance (TNA) Presidential flag bearer said he does not qualify to be compared with “one of the most vilified...

Ken on 05th Nov

“Andrew Kenneth Kaa Mbali Na Bibi Yangu” If you’ve been following your Facebook or Twitter timeline since Sunday, then you’ve most probably seen the name Andrew Kenneth flying by. Andrew is the son of presidential aspirant Peter Kenneth, and on Sunday gave the biggest endorsement yet for his father’s candidature. In...

Ken on 04th Nov

Airtel Kenya Sues ex-Employee Peter Wahinya has had his picture on the newspapers everyday for the past two weeks for all the wrong reasons. The former Airtel Kenya employee is alleged to have stolen more than Sh 26 million from his former employer, and Airtel has gone the extra mile in notifying the public that ‘Peter is no longer their employee...

Ken on 01st Nov

The grape vine is buzzing with the news that President Mwai Kibaki is currently busy writing his memoirs that according to sources are yet to be given a title. A source has even gone so far as to say that the president is ‘burning the midnight oil’ on the book (a definite bestseller) and is working closely with an as yet unnamed ‘ghost writer’...

Ken on 01st Nov

Until Further Notice… The much publicized Presidential Debate have been postponed from late November until some time next year. The first in a series of 3 debates was to take place on November 26th and would have seen a total of 8 TV stations and 32 radio stations air it simultaneously. The second was to be held on 14th January 2013, with the...

Ken on 01st Nov

Less Than Two Months And He’s Back For Another Holiday.. Former Italy Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi is back in Malindi, Kenya for holiday. The billionaire businessman and politician is as usual spending his time at the exclusive Lion in The Sun resort, owned by Formula One manager Flavio Briatore.This is the second time Berlusconi is visiting...

Ken on 31st Oct

Nana Akufo-Addo (@nadaa2012) Leader of the New Patriotic party and presidential candidate in Ghana. 1,640 tweets 35 following 6,132 followersThe opposition leader is hoping social media can propel him to victory in forthcoming elections. One of numerous recent tweets declared: “In #48days, we will go to...

Ken on 29th Oct

Prof Mugenda’s Passat In An Accident Kenyatta University Vice Chancellor, Prof Olive Mugenda’s official car was yesterday involved in a minor accident within the University’s main campus. The VW Passat hit an approaching Toyota Probox near the University’s transport yard.  It was not immediately clear if Mugenda was inside...

Ken on 28th Oct

Safari Park hotel was burning on Saturday. Dense smoke was seen rising from the landmark hotel along Thika Road. The fire was believed to have started in one of the kitchens, and was contained after some minutes. The hotel staff are alleged to have chased away journalists, and the story was somehow given a media black out.  Safari Park has played...

Ken on 25th Oct

Majority of Kenyans increase their activities in social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter when under the influence of alcohol, a new survey shows. The survey by mobile advertising network, InMobi Africa, reveals that majority of Kenyans consumers turn to their mobile phones to post updates on the social media. According to the study, 78...

Ken on 23rd Oct

More Fanta… Less Serious  The chairperson of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission Mzalendo Kibunjia is threatening to sue the Coca Cola company after finding impurities in his soda on two different occasions. He said that he had just requested a fanta and took a sip immediately, only to notice a straw curved inside. He was at the...

Ken on 21st Oct

Shebesh Joins Uhuru’s Inner Circle For the few weeks nominated mp Rachel Shebesh has been in TNA, she has won the trust of Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, to the extent of joining his inner circle. Just a few months ago, Shebesh had been a staunch supporter and defender of Raila and a loyal member of ODM, and frankly, no one foresaw her...

Ken on 21st Oct

Sergeant-at-arms Reportedly Asked For A Bribe Harun Omon Okal, the Sergeant-at-arms allegedly assaulted by Mike Sonko has been suspended for two weeks. It had been claimed by the Star newspaper that Sonko had slapped attorney general Githu Muigai, but it was later revealed that it was Okal not Muigai, who was assaulted.  Reportedly, the senior official...

Ken on 21st Oct

A church run by a controversial multi-millionaire African preacher has been accused of ‘cynical exploitation’ after its British branch received £16.7 million in donations from followers who were told that God would give them riches in return.Followers are ferried in double-decker shuttle buses to the church, handed slips inviting them...

Ken on 18th Oct

Baraza’s Sh 200 Million ‘Send Off ‘ Package Yesterday, suspended Deputy Chief Justice Nancy Baraza resigned as the Deputy Chief Justice and the Vice President of the Supreme Court. In her resignation letter to president Kibaki, she wrote,  “I have this 18th day of October 2012 tendered my resignation as the deputy Chief...

Ken on 18th Oct

The woman whose wedding took place in a ward at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi this week, has died. Mrs Agnes Wathanu Muchoki, 54, died on Tuesday night, the day when the Nation published her story after her wedding to her husband, Mr Peter Muchoki, two days earlier. During the interview, a tired Mrs Muchoki, who had cancer, had recalled...

Ken on 17th Oct

Mrs Azeb Offered A Choice of 3 Villas, But She Loves The National Palace More. The widow of the late Ethiopia Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, has refused to vacate Ethiopia’s State House, otherwise known as the National Palace. Mrs Azeb Mesfin, has ignored several government letters asking her to leave the palace, despite being given an option...

Ken on 16th Oct

“I have decided that I want to be the first Inspector General of police. I am offering my candidature..” Alai Yesterday, controversial blogger Robert Alai surprised friends and foes when he announced his intention to offer his candidature for the post of Police Inspector General; the first in Kenya. This was his tweet. I have decided that...

Ken on 15th Oct

Ongeri Attacks Robert Alai And Anyone Calling Them Mpigs Last week, Foreign Affairs minister Sam Ongeri joined Twitter. He has quickly found his way around and is already ruffling shoulders here and there. In just a few days of being on the second most popular social network, Ongeri’s account is promising to be an action filled one. He has...