Ken on 17th Apr

The Consumer Federation of Kenya (COFEK) has posted the following advisory message on it’s website. It urges Kenyans to be careful when dealing with Soko Ugali Maize flour. Assorted brands of maize floor at a supermarket: Cofek has issued a ‘yellow advisory alert on “Soko” brand until after Kenya Bureau of Standards and...

Ken on 17th Apr

Michuki in your grave I do not know what you are thinking or how you were welcomed in heaven or hell. I remember you ordering the police that they should shoot to kill. I do not know if that was or is in our constitution. Why should an innocent person be gunned down? I do not want to go back to my past because I will pick up pain that I can’t...

Ken on 17th Apr

The voices urging President Kenyatta to break his campaign promise of providing every class one pupil with a solar powered laptop, are rising by the day. After Caroline Mutoko’s letter to the president on Monday, someone has created this infographic (though not necessarily accurate), to try and drive the point home. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 17th Apr

So Yesterday   I watched as the President iterated that the free laptop programme he promised is still on, to be precise this is what he had to say “6:09 pm Uhuru: My government will deliver on its promise of free laptops for our children starting next year. Our vision is to have laptops availed in future to be assembled locally”. Two...

Ken on 17th Apr

(Reuters) – A letter addressed to President Barack Obama contained a substance that preliminarily tested positive for the deadly poison ricin, authorities said on Wednesday.News that the letter to Obama was being investigated came as a flurry of other reports of suspicious letters and a package caused the evacuation of parts of two Senate...

Ken on 16th Apr

Below is a brilliant article written by radio personality Caroline Mutoko for her newspaper column, Mutoko on Monday. In summary, Mutoko believes that the laptops promised by President Uhuru Kenyatta are not a priority in a country which is still struggling to accommodate all children in classrooms, where young girls are still struggling to get sanitary...

Ken on 16th Apr

Yesterday, Mombasa governor Hassan Ali Joho and former Mvita MP Najib Balala met over lunch at Tamarind Mombasa and in the words of the former tourism minister, the purpose of the meeting was to share ideas on how to solve issues affecting the people of Mombasa. It seems President Uhuru set a good precedent, by meeting Raila over the weekend. On...

Ken on 16th Apr

Last weekend, NTV news anchor Larry Madowo hosted officials of the Movement of Hustlers and Sufferers, MOHAS; pronounced as Movement of Hasoras and Saffaras.  The four officials tried to explain why the sufferers should be included in the running of government and other businesses without prior experience. Madowo on the other hand tried to prove...

Ken on 15th Apr

From the look of things, Nairobi senator Mike Sonko and Women representative Rachael Shebesh are very good buddies. On Saturday, Sonko posted pictures of his family having some nice time with Shebesh’s family at the village market.It’s possible he did this on purpose to answer those spreading rumours that he has something going on with Shebesh. ...

Ken on 15th Apr

There has been concern after a Facebook page allegedly belonging to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s daughter Ngina Kenyatta went viral, gaining almost 100,000 likes in just a few days. The page administrator has been posting regular updates suggesting he/she is the first daughter, and many Kenyans innocently believe they’re dealing with the...

Ken on 14th Apr

South Africa is the richest country, Nigeria has the richest man but they could not beat Kenya in having Africa’s richest president. Uhuru Kenyatta is now Africa’s richest president. Kenya’s fourth president was in 2011 named the 26th richest man in Africa by Forbes Magazine, with a net worth of $500 million. That was Forbes’...

Ken on 14th Apr

After photos of first daughter Ngina Kenyatta were leaked last week, we now have photos of another member of the first family, Jaba Kenyatta. This time not in a club however. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 14th Apr

Last week, Kenyans were hit with tens of pictures of first daughter Ngina Kenyatta clubbing with friends. The pictures were released through a Facebook page opened in the name of Ngina Kenyatta. By the time of this writing, we could not confirm whether the page is owned by the first daughter or just some impostor. Read: First Daughter Ngina Kenyatta...

Ken on 14th Apr

It’s definitely the most preferred hotel for parliamentary retreats. The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy, CORD was having their retreat there, this past weekend. Jubilee was there recently and the past parliament made it it’s second home. Great Rift Valley Lodge is it’s name. Located 24 kilometres from Naivasha, one and a half...

Ken on 14th Apr

This picture courtesy of Nation, was taken on Sunday at CORD’s retreat in Naivasha. It shows the prime minister with an unfamiliar security officer. Still pondering whether GSU’s Recce has finally allowed it’s officers to wear T-shirts instead of the dark suits, or whether Raila is now under private security or bouncers in other words. ©...

Ken on 11th Apr

Below is a picture of the alcoholic drinks that were on the menu at President Uhuru’s inauguration luncheon at State House this past Tuesday.  Apart from two or three ‘typing errors’ (spelling mistakes), we can say the drinks were ‘sambamba’. Single Malt Whysky – (should be) Single Malt Whiskey/WhiskyChivas Legal...

Ken on 11th Apr

When you have an article about you on Wikipedia, then you can rest assured you’re someone in the society. Yes, anyone can have an article published by the giant wiki, but the content must be of high standard, well referenced, and above all, if the article is about someone, he/she should be a public figure. Actual people go through each and...

Ken on 11th Apr

Controversial writer Miguna Miguna was one of the invited guests at President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration ceremony at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.The former adviser to Raila Odinga had endorsed the TNA candidate for the presidency, months after falling out with Raila. Perhaps he’ll get a position in the new government. ©...

Ken on 11th Apr

It may be the most popular alcoholic drink among university students, but this advertisement is somehow erroneous. Improper maybe, but ironic for sure. What happened to don’t drink and drive. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 10th Apr

When ODM was holding its nominations, Raila’s brother Oburu Odinga was reportedly defeated by newcomer William Oduol, but somehow, the latter was denied the certificate. It was even said that he won by a landslide, and that Raila was imposing on the people of Siaya his now rejected brother. Both Oburu and Oduol were however overlooked and the...