Ken on 28th Feb

Millionaire businessman and Sir Henry, who is also part owner of 1FM, has endorsed Raila in a recorded campaign message. Henry Otiende appears on the short clip together with his wife Aisha, and says that he is voting for Raila because he wants consistency. He adds that he does not want surprises like the fluctuation of the dollar. Sir Henry is...

Ken on 28th Feb

Jubilee coalition has released a TV commercial, where their emphasis this time is on you to get out and vote. The brilliantly done ad starts with the leading Jubilee figures namely: Uhuru Kenyatta, William Ruto, Charity Ngilu and Najib Balala walking in a room before the video cuts to Uhuru, who then makes some form of introductory statement. They...

Ken on 27th Feb

In November last year, we did a story where we analyzed the websites of some of the then presidential candidates. We looked at websites belonging to Martha Karua, Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, William Ruto, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raphael Tuju. Then, Jubilee running mate William Ruto did not have a functional campaign website, and unfortunately still...

Ken on 27th Feb

Yesterday, our former channel of choice launched a new studio meant for this elections only. They’re calling it the election centre. The design is basically not bad, but it would be much better were they to concentrate on giving us news instead of telling us about their studio. The station has abandoned their virtual studios and opted for the...

Ken on 26th Feb

In an unexpected move, ICC suspect Joshua arap Sang has endorsed Prime Minister Raila Odinga. In a recorded radio message, Sang has dismissed the coalition between Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto as incapable of bringing peace between two dominant communities in the Rift Valley who have fought during elections since 1992. He said that only an outsider...

Ken on 25th Feb

Uhuru Kenyatta was last night confronted with the land question his opponents have been singing about. The moderator Joe Ageyo, tried to introduce the subject by questioning Peter Kenneth on what he meant when he said his opponents had grabbed land. Despite Ageyo’s pressing, The ‘Tunawesmake’ presidential candidate could not find the...

Ken on 25th Feb

The country’s favourite political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi was among the thousands commenting on last night’s presidential debate, but for obvious reasons, his voice was loudest.So who does he think won the debate? He has no clear choice, but he knows who did not win it. According to him, Martha Karua, Paul Muite and Ole Kiyiapi scored no...

Ken on 25th Feb

You can almost not recognize them. They are the two individuals currently at the centre of everything. In this undated photo, we can only wonder what they are talking about.   © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 25th Feb

This is probably the most concrete evidence you‘ll ever see, that the forest has changed, but the monkeys are the same. This is Henry Kosgey in 1979. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 24th Feb

Nairobi gubernatorial candidate Ferdinand Waititu and his party mate and Senate candidate Mike Sonko were on Friday night booed off stage at the Esagasaga Night held at Carnivore. The two had joined the Kisii community at the popular restaurant to solicit their support, but was in for a rude shock. Waititu arrived at around midnight alongside his...

Ken on 22nd Feb

One of the most ignored part of today’s Ipsos poll is the fact that Abduba Dida has overtaken James ole Kiyiapi, to stand at number 6.The ARC presidential candidate’s support stands at 0.2% against ole Kiyiapi’s 0.1%. This will however not mean much on March 4th, considering the leading candidate’s support is 450 times that....

Ken on 21st Feb

Ipsos Synovate has just released an opinion poll on the state of Nairobi politics. From the poll, candidates leading in the various positions are almost assured of victory in the March 4th elections.Mike Sonko should now be certain of being the city’s first senator, as his lead is now surely unassailable. 62% of those polled said they will vote...

Ken on 21st Feb

This 50 little known facts about Uhuru Kenyatta were compiled by Team Uhuru on October 26, 2011 to mark his 50th birthday. He was conceived in Samburu He was born in Nairobi He is left handed He worked for KCB at Kipande House He earned 600/- while working for KCB History was his favorite subject in High School Played on the wing for St Mary’s School...

Ken on 21st Feb

With less than 2 weeks to the elections, presidential campaigns have gone hi tech. Jubilee coalition recently launched an android app, but for some reasons failed to publish it on Google Play until yesterday. ‘UhuRuto 2013’ is a simple application that will fetch syndicated content (RSS) from the site www.uhuruto2013.com. This will include...

Ken on 20th Feb

Morning Sis, My name is RWANDA..Your small bro…This letter is a bit long…but anyway, how are You? Hope you are good…Just like Me… Sis,It’s long since we talked but this letter is urgent ! You have to do what I say! Sis, in April 1994, the worst happened to Me. After the death of My President, Juvenal Habyarimana,...

Ken on 20th Feb

As reported earlier, Jubilee has withdrawn their presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta from Monday’s presidential debate citing various reasons. Key among them is Linus Kaikai’s bias, especially on the ICC matter. ( Read: Why Uhuru Withdrew From The 2nd Presidential Debate)Majority of those commenting online however do not understand how...

Ken on 19th Feb

The Jubilee Coalition has written to the Presidential Debate Steering Committee, stating that Uhuru Kenyatta will not participate in the 2nd presidential debate slated for Monday next week.  In a letter dated 18th February, the coalition goes ahead to give reasons as to how they arrived at that decision. The party suggests that the moderators were...

Ken on 19th Feb

If you’ve been watching Citizen TV’s Monday Special, then you probably know that one politician has appeared on it every week, but this one. Kabando wa Kabando has been TNA’s choice for a representative since the first episode of Monday Special 3 weeks ago. In all those weeks, he has constantly attacked Citizen TV for being pro-CORD....

Ken on 19th Feb

Redsan has joined Prezzo, Teacher Kilunda and several other celebrities in endorsing prime minister Raila Odinga for the presidency. In a campaign message that should hit your screen any time now, Redsan says he is endorsing Raila because he is a cool guy.He adds that the premier has personally fought for his music rights, and made sure he received...

Ken on 19th Feb

Prime minister Raila Odinga has secured the endorsement of several leading celebrities, two weeks to the elections. Rapper Prezzo is the latest to officially endorse Raila, following in the footsteps of Teacher Kilunda of Tahidi High and musician Redsan. In a TV commercial that will hit the airwaves anytime from now, Prezzo describes Raila as a hands-on...