Ken on 22nd Jan

Uhuru Kenyatta was hosted on Al Jazeera this week, where he reiterated his belief that should Kenya elect him to be the next president, he will be able to govern while at the same time attend his court sessions at the Hague. Kenyatta added that Kenya is not a banana republic, and that the absence of a president for a short period does not cause the...

Ken on 22nd Jan

Below is the final list of the just nominated ODM candidates for the various electoral seats. The party has already submitted it to IEBC. Mobile download link HEREThanks to Dennis Ole Itumbi.  ...

Ken on 21st Jan

Last night, Citizen TV launched the much hyped Monday Special. Basically, the news was read in the main studio, with two more studios being used for interviews. In one, Hussein Mohammed was interviewing John Mbadi and Kabando wa Kabando, while in the other, Julie was hosting Betty Murungi, Jeremiah Kioni and Kipchumba Murkomen. Julie Gichuru’s...

Ken on 16th Jan

It’s no secret that this is going to be one expensive election. Serious contenders are splashing millions to finance their individual campaigns. The big money has however been reserved for the presidential campaigns.The Star newspaper reported that Jubilee will spend Sh 10 billion with CORD spending Sh 13 billion in the campaigns. Ole Kiyiapi...

Ken on 14th Jan

Research company Infotrak has responded to claims that most of its staff are from the Luo community. Immediately after releasing its most recent opinion poll last week, reports by various blogs indicated that the company has the composition of its top management and the enumerators made up of an unusually high percentage of Luos. Similar remarks were...

Ken on 13th Jan

The Independent Election and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is proving to be at the forefront in embracing technology. For the first time ever, Kenyans are now able to confirm their party registration details by just entering their National ID numbers on a computer. This move by the election body brought transparency and helped detect fraudulent party...

Ken on 10th Jan

If you’ve been following the news lately, you might have heard that the government is cracking down on people who spread hate speech on social media. As the announcement was being made, Bitange Ndemo mentioned Sunday Nation columnist Makau Mutua as a person whose opinion the country would be better off without. He went ahead and called his Sunday...

Ken on 09th Jan

As ole Kiyiapi complains that the media is not giving him enough coverage, there is one candidate who knows how to keep the media on her trail. Kingwa Kamencu is back. Her underwear revolution failed to convince anybody to join, but she never gives up. She has now found a way to sneak back to Nairobi Wire’s top stories. The presidential candidate...

Ken on 09th Jan

The government has identified several blogs, online forums and Facebook pages as the most responsible for spreading hate messages in Kenya. Information and communication permanent secretary also singled out Makau Mutua who writes a column for the Sunday Nation, and promised to take action for his irresponsible writing that allegedly divide the country.  He...

Ken on 09th Jan

The city of Minneapolis in the United States has donated ambulances valued at Sh120 million to the Eldoret Municipal Council.Eldoret and Minneapolis have a twinning programme through which plans are underway for the two towns to implement an extensive healthcare plan including training of nurses.“We have received support from the US city before,...