Nairobi Wire: Kenyan Man Sues Donald Trump 18 Oct 2016 - Donald Trump – Getty Images
A Kenyan cleric has sued US Presidential candidates Donald Trump (R) and Hillary Clinton (D).
The cleric, Rev. John Mbugua, has also included Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and about 90 other individuals and entities for what he terms as ‘historical injustices’.
Rev. Mbugua is part of a group of 23 internally displaced individuals claiming that the...
Nairobi Wire: Jicho Pevu’S Moha: ‘Kabila Letu Ni Ujinga’ 18 Oct 2016 -
By Mohamed Ali
Kizazi chenye kinyongo ndicho kinachozaliwa hapa nchini.
Kizazi kinacho abudu na kuongozwa na ukabila. Yanayojiri katika chuo kikuu cha Moi huko Eldoret ni ishara ya akili ndogo kutaka kutawala akili kubwa. Ishara ya viongozi kupasukiwa na akili na kusalia kufikiria kijinga. Ujinga wa tule sisi wahangaike wao. Inapofika wakati ambapo wasomi wanakuwa wakabila wakubwa nchini...
Nairobi Wire: Ping Pong Science… These Guys Have A Phd (Video) 18 Oct 2016 - Table Tennis may not be a mainstream sport, but it is actually quite fun.
All along, I’ve been thinking that I’m a pro, but after watching these guys, I’ll have to reconsider that.
Finnish ping pong trick shot team Pongfinity has posted an amazing compilation of some of their best skills. I’m talking opening a coke bottle with the ball, putting off a candle the same way,...
Nairobi Wire: The Hottest Stories On The Internet Today (Tuesday October 18) 18 Oct 2016 - These are some of the stories making headlines in the world today.
POLL: Did Sonko Commit Treason by Declaring Himself ‘Acting President’
REVEALED: This is The Insane Amount Those Judiciary Cars Fetched at the Auction
RAW VIDEO – Man Beats Up Police Officer Who Called Him ‘Kihii’
Tight races remain in three battlegrounds
CNN Poll of Polls: Clinton leads Trump by...
Nairobi Wire: Poll: Did Sonko Commit Treason By Declaring Himself ‘Acting President’ 17 Oct 2016 - The discussion has been heated on social media. Did Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko commit treason when he declared himself the ‘acting president’?
First and foremost, we should define treason.
Under Kenya’s Penal Code (cap.63), treason is conduct/speech intended to overthrow the government, harm or kill the president, or instigate or engage in war against the Republic. Anyone found...
Nairobi Wire: Governor Kabogo: These Are The Strides Kiambu County Has Made Despite Challenges 17 Oct 2016 - By Kiambu County Governor William Kabogo
It is now more than three years since the People of Kiambu County handed the mantle of leadership to me to serve as the Governor of our great County. While I have to confess that the journey has been fraught with various challenges, we have also witnessed numerous successes and I thank the people of Kiambu who have stood by my government from the outset....
Nairobi Wire: Full Text: Sonko’S Statement After Declaring Himself Acting President 17 Oct 2016 - Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has released a statement following his bad behavior at the burial of Wavinya Ndeti’s husband on Friday.
While giving his speech, Sonko declared himself number 3 in command, and by virtual of both the President and Deputy being out of the country, stated that he was the acting president. The seemingly tipsy senator went on to hurl insults at the MC and other men...
Nairobi Wire: Makau Mutua Defends Sonko After Treason Allegations 17 Oct 2016 - Following Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko’s loose talk on Friday at the burial of husband to former Kathiani MP Wavinya Ndeti, there has been many claims of treason which should be followed with prosecution.
Sonko had been tasked with reading the President’s speech, but he instead went on to proclaim himself the ‘acting president’. He said that by virtue of both the President...
Nairobi Wire: Raw Video – Man Beats Up Police Officer Who Called Him ‘Kihii’ 17 Oct 2016 - Some men are quite sensitive to been called ‘Kihii’, which is Kikuyu for uncircumcised.
There is a lot of cultural attachment to circumcision especially among the Bantu, and it can turn violent whenever an insinuation is made that one has not gone under the knife.
That was the fate of one police officer whose video has gone viral.
From what we could gather from the clip, the...
Nairobi Wire: Revealed: This Is The Insane Amount Those Judiciary Cars Fetched At The Auction 17 Oct 2016 - Remember that Judiciary Auction that was announced about two weeks ago? It went down on Saturday.
The top of the range cars had been listed at throwaway prices with the least, a Peugeot 406 priced at Sh25,000. The most expensive was a Land Rover 110 priced at 455,000.
However, this was an auction and the best price took the prize.
At the end of the final hammer, the cheapest car was sold for...
Nairobi Wire: The Hottest Stories On The Internet Today (Monday October 17) 17 Oct 2016 - Here are some of the stories making headlines today.
Alec Baldwin Nails It With Creepy Donald Trump Impression On ‘SNL’
New Trump accuser: GOP nominee grabbed, kissed me
Billy Bush to Donate $10 Million to Women
Charting Iraq’s bloody conflict
Boko Haram talks on Chibok girls to resume
WikiLeaks releases transcripts of Clinton Goldman Sachs speeches
Why data is key in the...
Nairobi Wire: New Video: Rapper Collo Drops Newest Dance Tune In Town ‘Bazokizo’ 17 Oct 2016 - Celebrated as COLLO Mfalme, Swahili rap maestro Collins Majale regarded as a pioneer on Kenya’s wall of fame & local music scene dating back from the group Kleptomaniax, has dropped a fire dance tune!
The sizzling hot DANCE track titled BAZOKIZO features Bruz Newton. Recording and engineering was done by Jack Maina (Jack on the Beat) at Pacho Entertainment Studios.
“I Would like to take...
Nairobi Wire: Sauti Sol Wins Best Group At Afrimma 17 Oct 2016 - Kenyan boy band Sauti Sol on Saturday night won the best group at this year’s AFRIMMA held in Dallas, Texas.
The band was battling out the category with Mi Casa (South Africa), Radio & Weasel (Uganda), Bracket (Nigeria) and Yamoto Band (Tanzania).
Sauti Sol, had also been nominated for Artist of the Year, Best Male Artist of the Year and Song of the year for Unconditionally Bae...
Nairobi Wire: Straight Fire!! Stella Mwangi Breaks Silence With Banger ‘Big Girl’ (Audio) 17 Oct 2016 - She promised and she has delivered.
STL, Kenya’s highly acclaimed female rapper has for weeks been telling fans to anticipate new music. Over the weekend, she dropped the banger, ‘Big Girl.’
It is her first single off her new EP(Extended Play- a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single but is usually unqualified as an album) which she says will drop soon....
Nairobi Wire: Tv Beauty Lola Hannigan: What I Look For In A Man When It Comes To Style 17 Oct 2016 - Lola Hannigan is not only a stunning beauty but also prides herself in having impeccable style and fashion sense.
She is a TV presenter, an actress and doubles up as an international runway and commercial model known for taking on the runway at Strut it Africa in 2012.
She spoke to MediaMax about her style, her swimsuit line and what she finds stylish in a man.
Describe your style in one word?
Nairobi Wire: Ben Cyco Speaks On Pursuing Solo Career After Break Up Of Kenya’S ‘One Direction’ 17 Oct 2016 - Many fans of award-winning group Christ Cycoz are still wondering why the group split. The group had won numerous awards, performed at major concerts and had come to be referenced as Kenya’s “One direction.”
One of the group’s members, Ben, says it was inevitable as progressing as a group would have been difficult.
He spoke to Standard about it all and his new solo career.
Nairobi Wire: The Man Who Ensures Raila Is Not Mistreated By The Government Has Just Resigned 14 Oct 2016 - When Cord leader Raila Odinga graces events also attended by top government leaders like the President, his deputy and cabinet secretaries, matters of protocol are bound to get slippery.
From the time of the grand coalition government, certain people in the government have been working to ensure that Raila is embarrassed at every occasion. The former PM made himself the butt of all jokes when he...
Nairobi Wire: Comedians Join Professor Hamo In Dad’S Final Send Off (Photos) 14 Oct 2016 - The Kenyan comedy industry players join popular Churchill Show comedian Professor Hamo at the funeral service of his late dad on Wednesday.
The stand up comedian lost his dad, James Wachira, to a heart attack last week, news that shocked ardent fans of the comedian. The comedian had in the past introduced his parents in one of the show’s episode.
Wachira was a former KDF soldier.
Nairobi Wire: Songstress Akothee Finally Reveals Identity Of Old Mzungu Lover (Pics) 14 Oct 2016 - The old cat is finally out of the bag! After much speculation and wonder, fans of singer Akothee finally know what the singer’s husband(to be) looks like.
The identity of the Swiss international has for the longest time been shrouded in mystery but not anymore. On snapchat, Akothee shared selfie snaps of herself and her man, putting an end to the curiosity that has plagued everyone.
Nairobi Wire: Charging Power Bank Causes Fire In Posh Kileleshwa House (Photos) 14 Oct 2016 - The top floor of a house in Kileleshwa estate, Nairobi, caught fire on Wednesday after a mobile phone power bank reportedly exploded.
The fire which started at 3am took more than one hour to contain by firefighters.
“The house owner’s son had left his power bank charging and it set fire to curtains. We tried to fight the fire but it got out of control,” said a neighbour.
A security guard...
Nairobi Wire: Photos – Babu Eats Lunch With Baba At Capitol Hill 14 Oct 2016 - Aspiring Embakasi East MP Babu Owino, who is also SONU chairman, seems to be having things smooth in ODM. A few months ago, he was spotted molesting ugali with Nairobi governor Evans Kidero.
Now yesterday, the controversial student leader joined Cord leader Raila Odinga for a late lunch at his Capitol Hill office.
Meanwhile, Robert Alai who is challenging Babu for the Embakasi East seat, was on...
Nairobi Wire: Video: Man Busted Raping 98 Year Old Granny Before Defiling Minor In Murang’A 14 Oct 2016 - The house into which the 36-year-old grandson gained access and raped his 98-year-old grandmother in Gacharage-ini in Mathioya. PHOTO/ Standard
A 36 year old man is in police custody after he reportedly raped his 98 year old grandmother before defiling a minor in Murang’a County.
The suspect’s cousin caught him raping his grandmother in her house in Gacharage-ini village in Mathioya....
Nairobi Wire: Bodyguard Accused Of Robbing Deputy Governor Surrenders, Denies Stealing Sh3.5 M 14 Oct 2016 - Tharaka Nithi Deputy governor Eliud Mati Murithi at a past function
The bodyguard who allegedly robbed Tharaka-Nithi deputy governor Dr Eliud Murithi Mate of Sh3.5 million at gunpoint has surrendered himself to police in Meru.
Administration Police Constable Josphat Kipyegon turned himself in on Thursday morning but denied stealing anything from the politician.
“He surrendered to us at about 6am...