Nairobi Wire: Watch: Mike Sonko And His Facebook Imposter Square Off In Court (Video) 27 May 2016 - Nairobi senator Mike Sonko on Thursday shared a video on his social media page showing a court proceeding in a case against his Facebook impostor.
The video shows a heated exchange between the senator and the suspect. The suspect maintains that he is not the one behind the fake account that has been extorting money from innocent Kenyans. This is despite the fact that Mike Sonko has a video...
Nairobi Wire: Must Read: Open Letter To Cheryl Kitonga And Kenyan Women Dealing With Guilt And Shame 27 May 2016 - Former host of KTN’s gospel show Tukuza, Kendi Ashitiva has penned an open letter to Cheryl Kitonga. The marketing and advertising student at the university of Nairobi has been the talk of the town after she was exposed in Jicho Pevu’s expose on the murder of Jacob Juma.
The letter is also addressed to Kenyan women who have been shamed and condemned in sex scandals.
Nairobi Wire: Dennis Oliech Set To Move Into This New Multi Million Crib (Photo) 27 May 2016 - Former Harambee stars striker Dennis Oliech is far from being broke if his new crib is anything to go by.
Oliech, 31 endured some turbulent times recently when the rumor mill claimed that he had gone broke after years of living beyond his means.
What followed was his retirement from international football citing ‘lack of appreciation’ from stakeholders. The broke rumors were well quashed when he...
Nairobi Wire: Shocking!! Man And Girlfriend Lynched To Death By Angry Mob In Meru (Video) 27 May 2016 - A man and his girlfriend were killed by a mob in Meru County for allegedly murdering a boda boda rider and robbing him off his motorbike.
The two suspects were lynched in Thuura village, Meru County after they were suspected to have been involved in the killing of bodaboda operator Denis Mukuna.
The shocking incident according to residents, was precipitated by increased lack of security and...
Nairobi Wire: Must Watch: ‘Cowards Of Nairobi’ By Kenny Rogers Featuring Cord Principals (Funny Video) 27 May 2016 - Apparently, CORD principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula are the cowards of Nairobi. When they rallied their supporters in their last anti-IEBC protests, the leaders hid in their big SUVs as their supporters engaged anti riot officers in running battles.
A video showing the moment the principals disappeared into their vehicles has been made into a song dubbed ‘Cowards...
Nairobi Wire: Watch: Larry Madowo On Tour Of ‘Top Gear’ Studios And Track (Video+Photos) 27 May 2016 - How lucky can one man get?
Kenya’s most popular globetrotter, Larry Madowo has pulled off another first that is the envy of a lot of car enthusiasts. The NTV prized jewel is the first Kenyan journalist, probably even the first Kenyan to tour Top Gear studios in London.
Top Gear is a British television series about motor vehicles, primarily cars. It was one of the most widely watched factual...
Nairobi Wire: The Hottest Stories On The Internet Today (Friday May 27) 27 May 2016 - Here’s what making headlines in the world today.
Migingo Named World’s 2nd Most Congested Island (Full List)
“Moha Shame on You! I am Deeply Disappointed” – Caroline Mutoko on Jicho Pevu Exposé
Wanja Kavengi Writes to Coca Cola Following Her ‘Assassination Attempt’
Google plans to ‘shame’ smartphone makers to fix one of the worst problems...
Nairobi Wire: Migingo Named World’S 2Nd Most Congested Island (Full List) 26 May 2016 - UK newspaper Daily Mail and Weather.com have published a list of the most congested islands in the world. To no one’s surprise, our own Migingo Island makes the list.
Updated figures state about 200 people live in the disputed half acre island, making the population density approximately 250,000 per square mile.
Only Santa Cruz del Islote Island in Colombia has a higher population density...
Nairobi Wire: Police Imposters Caught On Cctv Stealing In Embakasi (Video) 26 May 2016 - Five police impersonators were captured by CCTV cameras stealing from a Nairobi scrap metal business on 14th May 2016.
The five are reported to have arrived at the residence which is also the workplace of James Maina in Pipeline, Embakasi and found his employee. They ordered the worker to load over 150 kgs of scrap metal on a vehicle before ‘arresting’ him.
The suspects deceived the...
Nairobi Wire: “Miguna Miguna Is Suffering From Acute Dementia” – Mike Sonko 26 May 2016 - Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has hit back at Miguna Miguna by claiming that the former senior adviser to opposition leader Raila Odinga suffers from acute dementia.
Acute dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning.
The senator made the remarks on social media on...
Nairobi Wire: Poll Results: Mohammed Ali Should Not Have Exposed Cheryl Kitonga On Jicho Pevu 26 May 2016 - The results are out and they are overwhelming.
On Monday Mohammed Ali and his investigative colleague exposed Cheryl Kitonga as the lady who was with Jacob Juma on the fateful night. She was dropped in town right before Juma was shot dead.
After more than 700 votes, 77% think Mohammed Ali should not have exposed the poor girl in that manner.
Her bad choices in life ought to remain private unless...
Nairobi Wire: Wanja Kavengi Writes To Coca Cola Following Her ‘Assassination Attempt’ 26 May 2016 - Popular writer/blogger/mother Wanja Kavengi on Monday published a post on Facebook that has gone viral.
In her usual unique style of writing, she calls out Coca Cola for their ‘deceptive’ ads.
Here’s her post.
Those people in your ads, the way they grab a bottle of Coca Cola from a cooler filled with ice cubes, the way they open the bottle and drink continuously...
Nairobi Wire: Poll: No Violence In Coast Or Ukambani… Are Raila’S Supporters Naturally Violent? 26 May 2016 - The Anti-IEBC demos were supposed to be a Cord thing. All leaders in the coalition are supposed to be contributing, not just their presence but their supporters’.
However, until this week, the demos were confined to Raila’s strongholds.
On Monday we saw protests in other counties, among them Kakamega, Kisumu and Mombasa… curiously none in Ukambani.
Here in Nairobi, the...
Nairobi Wire: Poll: Was The Injured Police Airlift Merely A Pr Exercise? 26 May 2016 - Cord is blaming the police for use of excessive force, while the police are blaming Cord demonstrators for violence.
On Monday, there was a lot of bloodshed, especially in Western and Nyanza. At least 3 people are reported to have died while many others suffered injuries. Some of these from bullet wounds.
The Government said that the protesters wanted to burn IEBC offices, and that when rubber...
Nairobi Wire: Chameleone’S Mega Hit ‘Valu Valu’ Gets A Kalenjin Remake (Video) 26 May 2016 - Two years after Uganda’s Jose Chameleone dropped the mega hit ‘Valu Valu’, the hit is still an inspiration to aspiring musicians. This is evidenced by the recent remake of the hit in Kalenjin language.
One DJ Kaptulo has revised the jam in the native language and in the process caught Chameleone’s attention. The Ugandan crooner appreciated DJ Kaptulo’s on social...
Nairobi Wire: Photo – Check Out Gidi Gidi’S Newborn Daughter Born In France 26 May 2016 - Popular dholuo rapper Joseph Ogidi popularly known as Gidi Gidi is the newest celebrity dad in town.
The former hitmaker, now a radio presenter at Radio Jambo and his wife welcomed the bundle of joy over the weekend Saturday. An elated Gidi Gidi introduced the bouncing baby girl named Marie-Rose Hera Ogidi on social media.
“I am named after my grandma, Teacher Rosemary Oyoo....
Nairobi Wire: Watch Propesa’S Newest Poem Titled ‘Sportpesa Inanyonya Mashinani’ (Funny Video) 26 May 2016 - Earlier this year, fast rising comedian Kimutai Ruto broke the internet with a poem decrying the effects of gambling on bookmaker Sportpesa.
The comedian who is part of the comedy ensemble Propesa, has come up with another poem on the same. Dubbed ‘Sportpesa Inanyonya Mashinani,’ this time the comedian decries the unfortunate struggles of gambling in the rural areas(mashinani).
Nairobi Wire: Full Statement: Kenya Police Foil Isis Terror Plot In Nairobi, Two Suspects Arrested 26 May 2016 - Police on Tuesday 24th May foiled another ISIS terror plot and arrested two terror suspects during a raid in their hideout in Kangemi estate, Nairobi.
The two, Kiguzo Mwangolo Mgutu and Abubakar Jillo Mohamed, were planning retaliatory attacks following the arrest of the leader of their cell Mohamed Abdi Ali.
The attacks were planned for Nairobi and Mombasa and were to be carried out using...
Nairobi Wire: Fake Kalonzo Tweet About Raila Confuses Kenyans 25 May 2016 - Following the Cord demos, an old ‘tweet’ belonging to former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka has surfaced.
In it, Kalonzo says, “The Prime Minister thrives where there is chaos, violence & confusion”.
It was apparently written on 23rd May 2011.
However, a quick look reveals the tweet is not genuine.
There are numerous online applications that you can use to fake a...