Ken on 15th Feb

3 days after her death, the 30 year  old rumour of Whitney Houston being lesbian has began to surface all over again. It has previously been reported that Whitney Houston had a female lover, Robyn Crawford, who was also a very close friend and doubled as her assistant. It should be noted that both Houston and Crawford denied being lesbians but that...

Ken on 11th Feb

Singer Beyonce has finally given the first photos of her daughter Blue Ivy Carter. The photos were posted on helloblueivycarter.tumblr.com. The striking resemblance between Blue Ivy and Jay Z is clearly visible. Here are the photos. ...

Ken on 09th Feb

Two of Hollywood’s biggest names, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone , were coincidentally in the same hospital at the same time in the same room. They were incidentally both having shoulder surgeries. The Terminator star had gone to receive shoulder treatment after he was injured while filming his latest movie. Rambo was also at the...

Ken on 08th Feb

3 girls in India have been living with what is called Werewolf Syndrome. The 3 sisters have been regarded as outcasts in their village of Bangalore for having this condition believed to have affected less than 10 people in the world, or 1 in a billion. The three, inherited the disorder from their father, but four of their siblings escaped it. The...

Ken on 07th Feb

The late Zulu traditional music singer Khulekani Khumalo, popularly known as ‘Mgqumeni’, is back to life. The musician who died in 2009, causing a frenzy among his many fans plus a flooding of condolence messages, arrived at his home last week at Nqutu village in east South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province. News of his resurrection...

Ken on 06th Feb

It was another year of the annual women’s conference hosted in London,UK. It was time for selected women to give a report of the previous year’s conference. An American woman was first to go. “When we met here last year, we resolved that we would give our husbands a piece of our minds as their valentine gift, so when I went back to...

Ken on 05th Feb

After the embarrassing claims of Njenga Karume’s death by NTV, it has been rumoured that the man behind the Facebook and Twitter update has been fired. Albert Gachiri is reported by Jackal News to have faced the sack for updating an incorrect ‘status’. NTV quickly retracted the report of Njenga Karume’s death, but since it’s...

Ken on 04th Feb

Jeff Koinange is the undisputed talk show king in the region. Very few would actually match his prowess in Africa. For this he has been at the centre of various entertainment shows, including Keff Joinange of XYZ show (voice done by Nick Odhiambo), and some unsuccessful attempts to mimic his voice by various acts on Churchill live. His show capital...

Ken on 04th Feb

Around, 2 months ago, Nairobi wire was launched. It was intended to be a blog breaking down national and global news in a manner depicting ease in understanding. Stories that have appeared on Nairobi wire for the last 2 months are carefully selected for the Nairobi and Kenyan market. Unlike other blogs, filler stories or what you may call junk is...

Ken on 02nd Feb

7 years ago, a painter got a day’s job. Graffiti artist, David Choe was given the job of painting, Facebook’s headquarters and given the option of either getting paid in cash or in stock. Though Choe did not believe in the then young Facebook, he decided to accept stock. That was in 2005 and 7 years later, the stocks which were then a...