Ken on 14th May

Nation Media Group is set to launch a weekly tabloid newspaper targeting Nairobi market. This is believed to be a response to Standard’s Nairobian paper, launched a few weeks ago.According to sources, the new paper will be called Nairobi Now, and it should hit the market in a few weeks time. Reportedly, Standard had poached some upcoming journalists...

Ken on 14th May

When the new president of Kenya visited London last week for the summit on Somalia, he held a private meeting with our prime minister. This was unsurprising: the two countries have the closest ties, Britain is leading international efforts to restore order in Somalia, and Kenya has thousands of troops trying to bring peace to its shattered neighbour. ...

Ken on 13th May

Last week, the nation was left in shock after it emerged that more than 10 college girls were shooting pornography, with a dog.Their employer was a white man, going by the name Christopher Clement Weisssenrieder. According to police reports, four of the ladies were actively involved in the exercise, with the rest being bystanders at the time of arrest....

Ken on 12th May

This picture has been prepared by the group of activists planning the OCCUPY PARLIAMENT demonstrations, to protest the MPs clamour for higher pay.  Currently, an MP is earning a total of 1.2 million., but they want their basic salary doubled from the Sh400,000. This is an illustration of how Majority Leader Aden Duale’s payslip probably looks...

Ken on 10th May

Rapper and radio presenter Nonini is angry with Igembe South legislator, not because of his efforts to increase MPs salaries, but due to some remarks he made.Apparently, Linturi called Isaac Mwaura, an MP with albinism, a cowboy because he likes wearing a hat. Nonini who has been helping persons suffering from this condition, in the purchase of sunscreens...

Ken on 09th May

Mumo Kilonzo, son to Kethi Kilonzo impressed mourners at his grandfather’s funeral on Thursday, after giving the late senator a powerful sendoff speech. The confidence exuded by the young boy was recognized even by president Uhuru.  Here’s the video.                          © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 09th May

This is a video seeking to explain how Kenyans came up with the ‘Viagra Theory’ in Mutula Kilonzo’s death.Posted on YouTube by Makozewe of the Kenya Stockholm Blog, definitely a powerful way of illustration. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 08th May

Bishop Mark Kariuki got married to Joyce last Friday at the Kasarani Gymnasium. This was the couple’s thank you message posted on Facebook. Dearly beloved, Joyce and I take this opportunity to appreciate each and every one of you that sacrificed to plan, strategize and attend our wedding. Words are simply not enough to convey our deep appreciation...

Ken on 08th May

The London Evening Post is reporting that Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni, were subjected to humiliation during the Conference on Somalia held this week at Lancaster House in London.  Before the trip, it was reported that President Uhuru will attend the conference, then meet PM Cameron. Apparently,...

Ken on 08th May

Speeding motorist have been put on notice, after the police received 10 speed cameras yesterday. The cameras will capture real time photos and send them to the traffic department. Mombasa road will be the first beneficiary of this project.The cameras will particularly focus on the number plates of speeding car. Photos by Capital FM  © nairobiwire.comFollow...

Ken on 08th May

A widow has been swindled of more than Sh75,000 school fees for her daughter by people masquerading as ‘men of God’.26-year-old Maureen Jalega (pictured) from Chavakali in Vihiga County who is a clerk at Western Express Coaches fell victim to a well-orchestrated con that lasted for a tedious six hours of prayer and ‘prophetic’ utterances.Two...

Ken on 08th May

The family of the late Mutula Kilonzo held a fundraiser this week and raised Sh 13 million in just 10 minutes. Many people were wondering why such a wealthy family should hold a harambee to cater for the burial expenses. It turns out political cartoonist Gado was also wondering. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 07th May

This morning, a Mercedes Benz driver escaped death narrowly, after a truck ferrying goods from Uganda rammed into it, flattening part of it.Below is a picture.  [Photo||courtesy] © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 07th May

A harambee for the funeral expenses of the late senator Mutula Kilonzo yesterday raised a record Sh16million in 10 minutes. Political bigwigs and Mutula’s legal friends trooped into the All Saints Cathedral, and the master of ceremony Isaac Kaluu started the ball rolling by inviting former Prime Minister Raila Odinga who donated Sh600,000...

Ken on 07th May

Some University of Nairobi students have formed vigilante groups, with an aim of stopping rampant clothes’ theft. The thieves are said to target ‘designer’ clothes and shoes drying on hanging lines. The practice has become so bad that some victims, especially those who wash all their clothes at once, have been reduced to university...

Ken on 06th May

Mattresses ‘drying up’ at Nyayo hostels For several months now, students at Kenyatta University main campus have suffered silently, after bedbugs took over matters at the institution.  The most affected hostel, according to sources, is Nyayo 4 located in the Nyayo Zone. The situation is however quickly changing, with reports of...

Ken on 06th May

It is so unfortunate that the first activity undertaken by the newly elected member of parliaments is to raise their salaries through the disbandment of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission. It’s surprising how they’ve all agreed on this one, disregarding public opinion. Shamelessly, they decided their Sh1.2 million salary is too little,...

Ken on 06th May

Mutula Kilonzo was clearly a millionaire, probably a billionaire, but his family is holding a fundraiser this evening at the All Saints Cathedral. Yesterday, Sunday Nation ran a story on Mutula Kilonzo’s wealth. Besides the thousands of acres in his name, the late senator has several property and a successful law firm. Reportedly, the senator’s...

Ken on 06th May

Suggestions that Mutula Kilonzo may have died of Viagra overdose are slowly falling apart, after investigations ruled out heart attack as the cause of death, according to today’s nation.Viagra is believed to cause heart attacks.A few days after his death, controversial blogger Robert Alai alleged that he had sources who say that Mutula had...

Ken on 06th May

Comedian, motivational speaker and Kameme FM radio presenter Muthee Kiengei Watoria is a man under siege.  This morning, reports emerged that Kiengei was spreading hate on his Facebook page; most of it directed towards the luo community. Kahawa Tungu, a blog associated with Robert Alai, was the first to report on this, and even had screenshots for...