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,...

Ken on 10th May

Journalist of the year–> Mohammed Ali. Winners of the inaugural Annual Media Council of Kenya Journalism Awards were feted in Nairobi on 4th May 2012.The awards were part of the two major events that  the Media Council of Kenya had organized around the World Press Freedom Day celebrations between 2nd and 4th of May 2012. The other event was...

Ken on 10th May

Uhuru Tuko Pamoja. Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday met university student leaders as he moved to consolidate his support ahead of the launch of his new party next week. Mr Kenyatta met the 60 student leaders at Sagret Hotel in Nairobi for more than three hours where they pledged to support him in his presidential bid.  The DPM he...

Ken on 09th May

On TV.. No Way. William Ruto, Musalia Mudavadi and Martha Karua, refused to hold a national debate on national TV. The three developed cold feet when they found out they would be facing each other. @James Smart later confirmed that it is actually Martha Karua who held the most reservations. They were to debate on agenda Kenya.  Whether it is the...

Ken on 09th May

The Brothers also want Yvonne to account for 3.4 million found in the VP’s briefcase. The wife of the late vice president Kijana Wamalwa, Yvonne Wamalwa has been sued by her step children for swindling them 8 million shillings. When Wamalwa died, the family was paid 36.5 million as gratuity, of which 8 million was to be held by Yvonne on behalf...

Ken on 06th May

Wabukala Says I DO.  Anglican Archbishop, Eliud Wabukala, just said I do. The Archbishop was widowed in September 2010, after his wife Caren Nakhumicha collapsed and died in her house.  Wabukala, who succeeded Benjamin Nzimbi in 2009, married Rev. Rhoda Luvuno at ACK. St. Peter’s Nyali in Mombasa. The ceremony was presided over retired...

Ken on 02nd May

They Are All Like Raila. The battle for the presidency is now on. Musalia Mudavadi, has in consultation with the appointing authority, resigned as minister for local government, but retains the deputy prime minister position. He did not elaborate who is the appointing authority. Mudavadi also resigned as ODM deputy party leader. He has chosen UDF...