Nairobi Wire

  • Nairobi Wire: Daniel Peter: 5 Things I Hate About Celeb Interviews
    22 Oct 2014 - 1. They always ask you some pretty insane things,like where’s the weirdest place you’ve woken up recently. Meddle much? 2. Everything is on the table. Even if it’s fished from a tabloid no one’s ever heard of. One asked me if I’m gay. Just because you read it,doesn’t make it true. Guy was trying to sell the paper,man! 3. Just because I have an irrational fear of being embarrassed/publicly...
  • Nairobi Wire: Willy Paul Weighs In On MCSK’s Rumoured Offer To Pay Diamond’s 1 Million
    22 Oct 2014 - Everyone seems to have been irked by MCSK,they simply rubbed all performers the wrong way. Local artistes,more so gospel musicians have been angered by their rumoured (but apparentl false) offer to pay Kenyan artistes 50,000/- against Diamond’s 1 million. This made an irate Ringtone to hit the streets with placards flying high all in a bid to demonstrate against the music body. As if that...
  • Nairobi Wire: After A Long Silence, Avril Is Set To Release A New Song
    22 Oct 2014 - Still waters run deep,they say.  Avril has been still-quiet and I presume that she has been running deep,doing research on the future of her music career. And yes,the beautiful song-writer has been working on something new. Last week I wrote about a possible collabo betwwen her and Kaka Empire’s Rabbit. I had a feeling that she was about to drop something fresh to our ears,I was right....
  • Nairobi Wire: Habida & L-Jay Maasai’s Facebook Pages Hacked
    22 Oct 2014 - Hackers have been on the loose,happily jumping from one online account to another hacking and posting senseless links. These malicious bunch of online hecklers had even at some point taken control of government twitter accounts,something which raised many eyebrows over online security. Recently Habida and L-Jay have been forced to share the same plight as their Facebook accounts were seized....
  • Nairobi Wire: Victoria Kimani Hangs Out With T.i & Davido (Photos)
    22 Oct 2014 - This past weekend was marked by a lot of activities within the entertainment scene. While Wizkid was busy giving his fans some musical treat in Kenya,  T.I was in Tanzania for the #SerengetiFiesta. The star studded mega event had attracted the likes of Davido,Patoranking,Diamond Platnumz,Ali Kiba,Mwana FA among others. Kenya was not left out either. Our very own Victoria Kimani was in...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photo – Diamond Gets A Customised Plate
    22 Oct 2014 - In order to realise success in anything,hard work and relentless trials have to come in handy. Nothing comes easy. Diamond is one hardworking East-African artiste I know of. His consistency in production of superb music masterpieces has made him soar higher and higher within entertainment circles. He has won more accolades than most of the veteran musicians we have around. Known for his...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photos – Hassan Joho Visits The Beautiful English Point Marina
    22 Oct 2014 - Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho last week visited the beautiful English Point Marina,currently in the final stages of construction. The multi billion shilling project will be a hub for the rich and will hopefully open Mombasa to the world. Apartments start at 42 million,with the most expensive going for $2 million. Here are photos from Joho’s visit. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Jaguar Contributes To Bishop Ben Bahati’s Medical Bill
    22 Oct 2014 - Kigeugeu hitmaker Jaguar has come through once again with his philanthropic nature in the aid of a recovering bishop Ben Bahati. Ben Bahati of Eldoret’s Global Field Evangelism was involved in a grisly road accident while travelling from Nakuru to Eldoret in September. He suffered a serious spinal injury and doctors described his survival as nothing short of a miracle. As a result,top...
  • Nairobi Wire: Capital FM’s Radio Girl Miss Mandi Lands Her Cooking Show
    22 Oct 2014 - Capital FM’s Miss Mandi is set to showcase her kitchen skills on a new cooking show. The radio presenter will have her own cooking show dubbed The Chop Up that will be launched on the new  Capital TV station that already has colleague Anita Nderu as a news anchor. The self proclaimed throwdown queen took to Instagram to express her excitement at landing the new show that starts this week....
  • Nairobi Wire: Bad Girl Gone Good? Risper Faith Gets Born Again
    22 Oct 2014 - It appears being a socialite and all the worldly things that it has to offer has failed to fill the void in Risper Faith’s life as she has now turned to God. The controversial socialite is popular for all the wrong things,including the infamous Money Maker video,allegations of theft and loose morals while she is out partying. She took to social media pages to express her testimony in...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photos – Dennis Okari And Betty Kyalo Enjoying Their Vacation
    22 Oct 2014 - Celebrity couple Dennis Okari and Betty Kyalo recently took time out to spend some intimate family times together as they headed down to the coast. The media couple were at White sands hotel together with their daughter where they appeared to be fully enjoying themselves. The KTN news anchor also took to social media to celebrate Dennis Okari as her shujaa as she recalled all he has done to make...
  • Nairobi Wire: Bahati Apologises For Sagging During Mashujaa Day Performance
    22 Oct 2014 - Bahati has been forced to issue an apology after his fans complained of his sagging habits. Most of the complaints however came after his performance during the Mashujaa day celebrations. The gospel star has however reckons that he is still growing and wearing his pants below the waistline is typical of most 20 year olds. This what he posted: Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Kenyan Chelsea Fans, It’s Stamford Bridge Not Stanford
    22 Oct 2014 - Now that we all love English football,perhaps we should get the names of our teams’ stadium right. The owner of this truck is clearly a Chelsea fan. There is therefore no excuse for branding it Stanford Bridge instead of Stamford Bridge. Via @MacMutsembi Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Ghetto Radio Set To Take Over Dar Es Salaam Airwaves
    22 Oct 2014 - The growing popularity of Kenya’s Ghetto radio has seen it cross the borders to neighbouring Tanzania. According to Bongo 5,the sheng’ station has established a sister station in Dar es Salaam which will go by the name Ghetto FM. Preparations are said to be well underway and the station will go on air anytime soon. Ghetto radio is popular in the country for it’s association...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photos – Octopizzo Proves Why He’s Both A Cool Dad And Entertainer
    22 Oct 2014 - During Mashujaa weekend,Octopizzo came out to prove why he should be celebrated as a shujaa. The rapper is known for his many noble initiatives in giving back to the society and over the weekend he was at it again albeit in a cooler fashion. Being both a dad and an entertainer,he multi tasked quite well when he started the day off with spending time with his daughter and capped it off by...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photo – KBC’s Programme Line Up In 1989
    22 Oct 2014 - 25 years ago,TVs were probably a luxury only the rich would afford. The content on television sets back then was quite interesting according to this photo cut out of a daily nation newspaper we came across. Back then there was the closing and opening of the station which presumably was KBC. The weather report was an important ‘programme’ and there were prayers before the closing....
  • Nairobi Wire: Watch – Vanessa Chettle Finally Releases A Twerk Video
    22 Oct 2014 - It was about time popular girl-about-town Vanessa chettle showed us what she has when it comes to twerking that booty. Mainstream twerking in the country has been dominated by the likes of Huddah,Vera Sidika and Corazon,with Huddah undeniably always coming out on top. With the introduction of the wild child into the mix,that is about to change because the girl can twerk. She released the video...
  • Nairobi Wire: Sonko Gets New Hair Cut With Special Message For Muthama
    22 Oct 2014 - Mike Sonko is known to be outrightly controversial,right from his actions,speech and his posts on social media platforms the senator is just out of this world with his views on matters he chooses to undress and address. After Muthama reportedly forced his wife out of their matrimonial home last week,Sonko has found a new issue that he should throw his two cents on. The Nairobi senator chose to...
  • Nairobi Wire: Interesting Figures: Safaricom Vs Burundi
    22 Oct 2014 - It may surprise you that East Africa’s most profitable company Safaricom has a bigger operating budget than some countries. If the mobile giant was a country,it would be richer than Burundi. The small East African country has a GDP of about KSh 241 Billion ($2.72 billion),against Safaricom’s market capitalization of nearly KSh 500 billion. Here are some stats. Safaricom Revenues...
  • Nairobi Wire: Video – Aiport Cars Collide Metres Away From A Kenya Airways Plane At JKIA
    22 Oct 2014 - Accidents are everywhere or shall we say careless drivers…including at the airport. Two traffic marshal car drivers appeared to be speeding when they collided yards away from an aircraft in what could have turned out to be a fatal accident. One of the strict rules of driving at an airport’s taxiways state that the speeds should always be relatively low but a look at the clip shows the...
  • Nairobi Wire: Presidential Selfie And All Trending Images Today
    22 Oct 2014 - It’s another bright day and another opportunity to look at the trending images. We have photos from the taking of the Presidential selfie yesterday,something on the state of our roads and Rwanda’s screening of US visitors for ebola. Here are the images. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Apologies – Ols.co.ke Currently Under Maintenance
    21 Oct 2014 - OLS.co.ke is taking this opportunity to apologize to clients who have been unable to access it for the past few days. We’re currently going through some maintenance and we’ll be back very soon. Kindly bear with us. Remember OLS is the cheapest,fastest and most reliable website for online shopping in Kenya. When we’re back,be sure to check us out for genuine Phones,Tablets,...
  • Nairobi Wire: Driving Schools Embrace Digital Way Of Acquiring Driving Licenses Online
    21 Oct 2014 - Technology has come and changed everything for better. Making work easier,beating time and cutting cost are some of the advantages it brings with it. Now,here comes another technological advancement in Kenya. There is a breathe of relief because soon you will be able to apply for a driving license online. The coming month will see the introduction of E-Citizen portal that will enable payment of...
  • Nairobi Wire: This Is Where Janet Mbugua’s Wedding Will Take Place
    21 Oct 2014 - Wedding bells are ringing loud this time being hot Citizen TV news reader Janet Mbugua. I know it will hurt male fans to see her walk down the aisle with someone else. Anyway,it had to happen and there had to be a lucky man to take Janet home. Mr. Eddie Ndichu is the man you need to salute right now for managing to whisk the heart of the screen siren away. The ceremony is set to happen at Janet...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photos – Meet The Wealthiest Female Kenyan Artiste
    21 Oct 2014 - She owns a travel and tour company known as ‘Akothee Safaris’. She also has her hands in event organizing and management. Esther Akoth a.k.a Akothee leads a luxurious life filled with pomp and all niceties a lady her age could wish for. The fast rising female artiste from Coast recently organized a star-studded party that was the talk of the town. She has been rolling big of late,...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photos – Uhuru And Ruto Visit Kibaki At His Office
    21 Oct 2014 - On Saturday morning,President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto paid a courtesy call to retired President Mwai Kibaki at his Nyari offices in Nairobi. The old man may have retired as president but he’s definitely not idling about. Here are the photos.   Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Photos – Sophia Wanuna Hangs Out With Lucky Dube’s Daughter
    21 Oct 2014 - Lucky Dube was one show-stopper that the world will never forget.  However,all was not lost because her daughter Nkulee Dube has been the immediate successor of the fallen hero. Her music however differs slightly from that of her father in that she sings about issues that affect the youthful. Nkulee arrived in Kenya last week to mark 7 years since his father’s death. The commemoration was...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photo – Miss Karun Hangs Out With RnB Star Miguel
    21 Oct 2014 - The vocally talented Miss Karun of Camp Mulla has not been in the country for quite some time now. Reason,she went to school in California Institute of Arts. She has been doing great even when she is far away from home. She is still in the line of  music if this photo that she recently took with Miguel is anything to go by. Let’s hope that the two might settle for a collabo. Ⓒ 2014...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photos – Kenya Airways Receives 6th Dreamliner
    21 Oct 2014 - It has been a very busy year for national carrier Kenya Airways,with new dreamliners coming in every few weeks. Yesterday,KQ received its 6th dreamliner; the last expected this year. This is barely a month after the 5th one arrived. The Dreamliner is a modern aircraft with state-of-the-art aircraft features and consumes less fuel. It features the very latest in aerodynamics,design and advanced...
  • Nairobi Wire: Hip Hop Veterans Kalamashaka Back With New Single 'Moi Avenue’
    21 Oct 2014 - Conscious rappers Kamaa,Roba and Vigeti who make up the veteran hip hop group Kalamashaka are back on the music scene after the longest hiatus ever. Dubbed Moi Avenue,the hit is about the insecurity that is ever present on the streets of Nairobi particularly Moi Avenue. The video is well done with great visuals and this could be the beginning of a new force in Kenya’s hip hop industry....

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