Ken on 06th Jun

The National Alliance Set The Bar High, On Election Management. Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened TNA’s headquarters in Nairobi. The party headquarters are located along the busy Jogoo Road. The offices are strikingly similar to American campaign offices. The space is divided into several work stations (referred to as county...

Ken on 06th Jun

“Most of the money has been deposited in foreign accounts, or used to buy property, mostly in cash.” South Sudan has started with a wrong foot. In a classic Kenyan game, an estimated $4 billion has been lost to corruption in the new nation. The situation is so bad that Salva Kiir has written to 75 current and former government officials...

Ken on 04th Jun

A student at Kenyatta University was today hit by a train inside the school compound. The accident occurred at 6:30 am. Kenyatta University known for its vast piece of land boasts of a railway line running through its compound. The line effectively separates the hostels from the rest of the university.  It is said that the student was waiting for...

Ken on 04th Jun

He gave $50,000 when he only had $55,000 to his name. In a video posted online, AL Qaeda leader Zawahri said that Osama bin Laden dedicated all his money to fight Americans. In the half-hour tape titled “Days with the imam, Part Two” a bespectacled Zawahri, who took over from Osama, recalls Osama’s simple lifestyle. “When...

Ken on 03rd Jun

Some Claim That former president Moi paid him Sh 4 billion, to ditch ODM. Image from capitalfm.co.ke Musalia Mudavadi seems to have struck a jackpot somewhere. The UDF presidential candidate has bought himself a brand new armoured Toyota Land Cruiser valued at sh 36 million. The Sabatia legislator has been spotted in the white automobile several...

Ken on 29th May

Surprise Surprise… As political parties rushed to comply with the political parties act, many involved themselves in unethical means, just to get that certificate. Claims of double registration emerged. This is where an individual was registered in more than one political party.  The resources to go registering thousands of people do not...

Ken on 29th May

2 Doves Rest on Kibaki’s Feet. President Kibaki was on Monday opening an SDA library in Nairobi. During the presentations and entertainment period, three kids were given the task of releasing some doves into the air. The doves however refused to fly and instead rested next to the feet of the president. Kibaki’s security was about to kick...

Ken on 29th May

Ocampo Goes To FIFA Outgoing prosecutor of the International Criminal court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, is expected to head the new FIFA ethics committee, after departing from the Hague. BBC reports that should he take the job, he will be responsible for investigating corruption allegations and breach of ethics rule.  Ocampo is particularly famous in Kenya...

Ken on 28th May

Wamalwa Seeks Assurance On Mudavadi. Deputy prime minister, Uhuru Kenyatta and justice minister Eugene Wamalwa, met secretly on Sunday night (after launching TNA) at the Deep West Restaurant along Lang’ata road. Wamalwa, who was accompanied by some of his supporters was seeking assurances that he was not been taken for a ride. He claimed that...

Ken on 28th May

Pwani Si Kenya… 50 Years From Now. Mombasa island will be gone in the next 50 years. This is according to Emuhaya MP Wilbur Ottichilo, who is a natural resources management and conservation expert. The mp said that rising sea levels will wipe out Mombasa and surrounding islands in the 2060’s.  “Already, some islands in the Pacific...

Ken on 26th May

Mohammed Ali And Dennis Onsarigo Do It Again. It was trending on both Twitter and Facebook, minutes after it was aired. The build up was also superb and people are still talking about it. Mohammed Ali and Dennis Onsarigo once again provided Kenyans with a mouth watering investigative piece. It provides a link between powerful individuals, statehouse...

Ken on 25th May

Are you ready for the jaw dropping book by Miguna Miguna?   This Summer At A Bookshop Near You. Miguna Miguna has already given us the build up and we are all waiting to see if there will be anything new.The following is a press release by the publishers of the book. Peeling Back the Mask Press Release(3)© nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 24th May

Fidel Wants Compensation For Defamation. Raila’s son, Fidel Odinga is going ahead with his suit against medical services assistant minister, Kazungu Kambi. Fidel is suing the mp for defamation. Kazungu Kambi who linked Fidel to the maize scandal wants the case dismissed because Fidel has not prosecuted since 2009. During the mention of the...

Ken on 22nd May

More Questions Than Answers. Did Kerich Record The Conversation? What really happened at the NHIF? Was the board set up by private insurance companies who saw the new scheme as a threat? Well, a recording has surfaced having a phone conversation between NHIF suspended CEO Richard Kerich and a Amit Thakrar, a representative of the insurance industry.  In...

Ken on 22nd May

You’ve probably heard of a painting showing South Africa president, Jacob Zuma with his genitals out. The picture in circulation mostly has the lower half hidden but we have the full painting. Jacob Zuma has vowed to sue Brett Murray, its painter. It is reported that it has already found a buyer willing to pay $14,000.  UPDATE:The painting...

Ken on 17th May

UHURU Tuko Pamoja. Word out there is that several mp’s who swore (with a Bible in hand) to support Uhuru come what may, are finding the going very tough. The MP’s who were on the front page of a Sunday Nation, the most read newspaper in the country, were Mathioya’s Clement Wambugu, Nairobi Metro minister Jamleck Kamau, Kandara’s...

Ken on 17th May

A vehicle belonging to Kilome MP and US named drug lord, Harun Mwau,this morning hit and killed a pedestrian near the Nairobi Serena hotel. Witnesses confirmed that the minister was driving himself. He was leaving the city centre in a Mercedes Benz. The mp called his aides immediately after hitting the man and left the scene in another car. Police...

Ken on 17th May

Finance minister, Njeru Githae’s son has committed suicide. He ended his life at their Runda home. The 26 year old was in his forth year at the University of Nairobi, Chiromo campus, taking computer science. It is reported that his body was discovered late on Wednesday in his bedroom. Police have started investigations. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 15th May

He Was Charged 1 Year After The Incident Happened. When news broke that KTN investigative journalist Mohammed Ali was in court for theft of a mobile phone, most Kenyans speculated that he was fixed. He was charged with theft of a Nokia 8800, worth sh 100,000, but was later released on a Sh 50,000 cash bail. His various exposes have always hit below...

Ken on 14th May

This morning there has been a very lively discussion by #Kenyans on Twitter. The morning trend is exposing companies that do not #PayInterns. If you are not new to the job market, you should know that this is the norm. The companies that pay there interns are the minority and they pay peanuts. Reading through some of the tweets, KCB, EABL, CIC, KPLC,...