Ken on 10th Apr

Barely one 1 day after taking office, Uhuru Kenyatta is already living the digital life. His personal Facebook page is the most liked page in Kenya, and now, State House has joined Facebook. The official State House page was opened on Monday and by Wednesday night, the likes stood at 47,000. Looking at it, it’s clear to see why. The posts are...

Ken on 10th Apr

Uganda president was one of the speakers at Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration ceremony at Kasarani on Tuesday. In fact, he was the only foreign president who spoke at the ceremony.In his speech, he thanked Kenyans for showing ICC the middle finger and voting in Uhuru and Ruto. He said that the court had been abused, and the west was now using it...

Ken on 09th Apr

If you thought Kibaki’s only possession in Statehouse was the suits he wore, and maybe one or two books, think again. Naturally, we expect that when going to Statehouse, a president meets everything ready; from the furniture to the electronics and basically everything. Yesterday however, that theory was put into doubt after at least two ‘moving’...

Ken on 09th Apr

Yesterday, the blue ‘OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER’ sign at Shell & BP House, came down and its place taken by a red ‘OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PRESIDENT’ sign. William Ruto will from today take over the former Raila’s office, a departure from previous number twos’ who operated from Jogoo House. Below are pictures...

Ken on 09th Apr

As Kibaki attended his last public event as president (though half way), another common figure in the circles of power was also looking tired and in need of a rest. Presidential MC Sammy Lui. The veteran MC unknown to many Kenyans holds the title Senior Deputy Secretary, State Functions. He accompanies the president to all public events and automatically...

Ken on 09th Apr

As Uhuru Kenyatta was been sworn in, congratulatory messages were coming from all over, but one stood out.American musician Akon took his time to tweet a congratulatory message to the president. The singer also pointed out the peace in the country.Here’s the tweet. Congratulations Uhuru Kenyatta on your new presidency. The world is proud of...

Ken on 09th Apr

SPEECH BY H.E. HON. UHURU KENYATTA, C.G.H., PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA DURING HIS INAUGURATION AND SWEARING-IN CEREMONY ON TUESDAY, 9THAPRIL 2013 AT THE MOI INTERNATIONAL SPORTS COMPLEX, NAIROBI. – Your Excellency Mwai Kibaki, CGH ,MP;– Your Excellency Daniel arap Moi;– Your...

Ken on 09th Apr

Below is Uganda president Yoweri Museveni‘s speech at Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony in Nairobi on Tuesday. (Might not display well on mobile)  © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 09th Apr

LUSAKA, Apr 9 – Zambian authorities on Tuesday stopped ex-president Rupiah Banda from leaving the country to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Kenya’s new president, an aide and his lawyer said.  Banda, who is facing corruption charges, was turned around at Lusaka international airport by immigration officials citing orders from “higher...

Ken on 07th Apr

Sunday night, KTN aired Mohammed Ali’s latest investigative series Jicho Pevu. This time with the title ‘Ghururi Ya Saitoti’. The English version, ‘Death in 10 minutes’ was done by investigative reporter John Allan Namu. The two journalists looked into the circumstances that led to the death of Prof. Saitoti, his assistant...

Ken on 07th Apr

By Protus OnyangoNAIROBI; KENYA: Over the Easter holiday, a group of businessmen and politicians with deep business connections to City Hall held a meeting at a private residence in Karen.They agreed to invite Nairobi Governor, Evans Kidero for ‘a cup of tea’ and when contacted, he agreed to the meeting.When he arrived, the group had ‘gifts’...

Ken on 07th Apr

John Karimi [Photo||Nation] A priest has quit the Catholic Church in protest against celibacy saying he cannot do without sex. Father John Karimi, now married with three children, had served the church for 15 years. He felt that celibacy was not practical in the mainstream church and opted out rather than continue cheating God and his flock....

Ken on 07th Apr

By Kinaga Mbugua He may seem to have left the scene already, but trust me; he is not gone yet. His specter shall continue to lurk in the dark, as well as the light of day. Some say that Raila was humiliated by his political loss; others believe he did right to concede defeat in the manner he did. I think otherwise. This man is regarded as one...

Ken on 04th Apr

When it was announced that Uhuru Kenyatta’s wife Margaret would be holding the Bible during the president’s swearing-in, Kenyans, always the ready to speculate, were at it again. There were rumours and suggestions on social media that Uhuru Kenyatta had refused to hold the Bible because he was a Freemason. Others claimed he was Illuminati.....

Ken on 04th Apr

While other governors chose to arrive at their swearing-in ceremonies in Land Cruisers, Mercedez Benz or Lexus’, Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero arrived in a 1950’s Vanden Plas Princess with a Rolls Royce engine. To many people, the princess would pass for a Rolls Royce, mostly because of their striking resemblance.In the 50’s Vanden...

Ken on 04th Apr

Reports reaching us indicate that Raila Odinga might attend Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani this Tuesday. Nothing has been made official yet, but sources say that Raila is seriously considering making an appearance.Though the prime minister denied meeting Uhuru this week, as reported by...

Ken on 04th Apr

Yesterday, we told you of the artistes scheduled to perform during Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration this coming Tuesday. Most people wondered why Uhuru’s good friend Jaguar was not on the list.We can now confirm that the ‘Matapeli’ singer is indeed on the line up, alongside several other artistes, among them are Rufftone, Ringtone,...

Ken on 04th Apr

Everyone would love to see the day our MPs and Governors wait for Matatu’s together with everyone else. It’s possible, Britain Prime Minister David Cameron is doing it. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 03rd Apr

A report appearing on yesterday’s issue of The Star newspaper, particularly the political gossip column ‘ Corridors of Power’, suggested that a female member of the National Assembly has hired a private tutor to help her master the queen’s language. Apparently, the MP wants to silence those who have been making fun of her...

Ken on 03rd Apr

There was a woman called VIOLET JESSOP. She was born in Britain and when she was born, she contracted a terrible case of tuberculosis. The doctors said she would die. But she survived. Later on, while she was still a baby, her dad died…And then her Mom got terribly sick…they were a poor,struggling family…and VIOLET decided to become...