Nairobi Wire: How Boni Khalwale Correctly Predicted The Next Chief Justice 1 Week Ago 23 Sep 2016 - If you had asked anyone after the Chief Justice interviews who would be the Judicial Service Commission’s pick, one of the most unlikely answers would have been Justice David Maraga.
His interview was not highly anticipated and was quite uneventful. Many people did not even form an opinion about him, and yet he went on to be named the Chief Justice nominee.
When everyone was putting their...
Nairobi Wire: Poll: Do You Think Justice David Maraga Is The Best Choice For Chief Justice? 23 Sep 2016 - Photo/The Star
Court of Appeal judge, Justice David Maraga was yesterday nominated by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) as the new Chief Justice.
The 64 year old left private practice in 2003 when he was appointed a High Court judge. He was later elevated to the Court of Appeal in 2012.
Throughout the interview process, Justice Maraga was seen as an underdog, which made his nomination come as...
Nairobi Wire: Breaking: Justice David Maraga Set To Be New Chief Justice 22 Sep 2016 - Photo/The Star
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has nominated Court of Appeal Judge David Maraga for the post of Chief Justice.
The announcement was made on Thursday afternoon.
Justice Maraga,64, was not considered a favourite, but went on to beat Justices Smokin Wanjala and Alnashir Visram who were seen as having better chances.
Justice Maraga holds a Bachelor of Laws degree, LL.B, and a...
Nairobi Wire: The Real Reason Why Kenya’S Tourism Industry Is On Its Deathbed 22 Sep 2016 - With endless terror attacks, Kenyans resigned to the thought that Tourism in Kenya was failing because the western world was worried that Kenya was not safe.
This could not be further from the truth. The terror attacks in Kenya had very little to do with the struggling tourism industry in Kenya.
“Back in the day, there existed a company by the name; African Safari Club. The company used to run a...
Nairobi Wire: Raw Video: Watch Trey Songz Ride In A Rongai Matatu 22 Sep 2016 - After all the jokes aimed at Rongai residents, they are now having the last laugh after visiting American singer Trey Songz took a ride in a matatu plying their infamous route.
The R&B heartthrob who arrived in Kenya on Tuesday night, was on Wednesday making headlines after photos of his matatu ride went viral on the interwebs.
The ‘Slow Motion’ singer who is in the country for...
Nairobi Wire: Joho Will Not Be Happy To See This Pablo Escobar Comparison 22 Sep 2016 - The second season of Narcos is out, and I’m pretty everyone has watched, whether via illegal DVDs or on Netflix.
As you know, the focus is on Pablo Escobar – the leader of Medellin Cartel and the wealthiest drug dealer in history who at his prime was worth $30 billion. In today’s rankings, he would be number 7 on Forbes list.
Someone drew comparisons with Kenya and made this...
Nairobi Wire: Kidero: I Will Personally Finance Raila’S Campaign In 2017 22 Sep 2016 - Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has promised to flex his financial muscle to ensure Cord leader Raila Odinga is elected President next year.
Speaking during a meeting of ODM delegates at a Nairobi hotel yesterday, Kidero said he will do anything to have Raila in State House, because ‘he will change the lives of Kenyans.’
“I will do anything that to ensure that Raila clinches Presidency...
Nairobi Wire: Poll: Martha Karua Vs Anne Waiguru.. Who Do You Support For Kirinyaga Governor 22 Sep 2016 - Narc Kenya Leader Martha Karua is reportedly expected to announce her bid for the Kirinya governor seat in two weeks.
According to the Star, Karua has held a total of six “secret meetings” with an aim of making a political comeback.
Reportedly, Karua met with Kirinyaga Senator Daniel Karaba and businessman Kibuga Githigi at her Kimunye home in April. The two convinced her to enter the...
Nairobi Wire: Martha Karua Eats Rare Humble Pie On Twitter 22 Sep 2016 - Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua is not the most polite person. Whenever she thinks you are attempting to step on her toes, the response will be swift and brutal.
She has fought many wars on Twitter over the years and a good number of people have been victims. So you may forgive her to think that everyone who tweets at her is looking for a fight.
On Monday, someone asked her what position she will...
Nairobi Wire: Poll: Do You Support Cord’S Plan To Re-Introduce The Prime Minister Position 22 Sep 2016 - The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) plans to re-introduce a Prime Minister position should they win the 2017 election.
In a Press Statement signed by Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale, Ford Kenya acknowledges that the current constitutional arrangement has room for only two co-principals, namely the President and the Deputy, and therefore proposes a negotiated position within government...
Nairobi Wire: The Hottest Stories On The Internet Today (Thursday September 22) 22 Sep 2016 - Here are some of the stories making headlines today.
POLL: Do You Think Joho Wants Raila To Lose in 2017 So He Can Be Candidate in 2022?
Full List of ODM MPs To Be Punished for Defecting To Jubilee
Police In Charlotte Fatally Shoot Sixth Civilian This Year
Michelle Obama Has Four Little Words For Melania Trump
19 of Donald Trump’s Weirdest Celebrity Endorsements
Nairobi Wire: Photo – Meet King Kaka’S Gorgeous Sister 22 Sep 2016 - Apparently, people(read Team Mafisi) have been asking King Kaka if he has any sisters.
The rapper, being the generous guy that he is, has as a result introduced one of his sisters to the public limelight. He claims that she is his favorite sibling because they get along well.
Mr 254 introduced her on social media as he wished her a happy birthday on Tuesday.
He captioned a photo: “Unajua...
Nairobi Wire: Poll: Do You Think Joho Wants Raila To Lose In 2017 So He Can Be Candidate In 2022? 21 Sep 2016 - Photo – Fb/Hassan Joho
The year is 2004 and John Kerry is the Democratic party nominee to face it out with President George W. Bush.
Democrats with presidential ambitions have to put them on hold and gotten behind their candidate. Among them is a young, relatively unknown senator by the name Barack Obama. The odds are not very good for Kerry, and though no one admits, they all know that the...
Nairobi Wire: Details Of Obama’S Phone Call To Uhuru Yesterday 21 Sep 2016 - US President Barack Obama yesterday made a call to President Uhuru Kenyatta.
In a statement released by the White House, the two leaders discussed ‘U.S.- Kenya bilateral relationship.’ They also talked of the global refugee and migrant crisis, regional security and climate change.
Obama further expressed interest in continuing to partner with Kenya in efforts to defeat the Al Shabaab...
Nairobi Wire: Bahati Effect!! Kfcb Boss Ezekiel Mutua ‘Forced’ To Show Off His Dancing Moves 21 Sep 2016 - Apparently, when someone makes big bosses like presidents and KFCB Boss Ezekiel Mutua dance, it’s called the Bahati Effect.
Kenya’s moral police, Ezekiel Mutua was over the weekend treated to the bahati effect at Alliance High School during the Joint Institutional Service. The event was part of the KFCB Media Literacy Program dubbed “You are What You Consume,” which is...
Nairobi Wire: ‘Kenya Here We Come’- Trey Songz Confirms Kenya Visit 21 Sep 2016 - Trey Songz, the most anticipated celebrity in Kenya, is on his way!
The American R&B heartthrob has already been confirmed as this year’s Coke Studio Africa international superstar. What remains is his imminent arrival, especially by the ladies.
Well, the ‘Slow Motion’ singer has sent the ladies wild with a snapchat story confirming his Kenyan visit.
The snap, posted on Tuesday,...
Nairobi Wire: Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Set To Divorce After 12 Years Together 21 Sep 2016 - Reuters – Actress Angelina Jolie has filed for a divorce from actor Brad Pitt, her attorney said in a statement on Tuesday, signaling the end of one of Hollywood’s most glamorous and powerful couples.
“This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time,” attorney Robert Offer said...
Nairobi Wire: Hilarious: Lady Narrates How She Suffered At The Hands Of A Stingy Man While On A Date 21 Sep 2016 - Some men are absolutely unbelievable when it comes to stinginess with their money!!
This was evidenced by a lady going by the name, Lynette Agwambess Wayodi, who posted her story on the popular Kilimani Mums Uncensored. According to Agwambess, she went on a date with a guy who kept disappearing and reappearing with chilly flavored lips.
When she couldn’t take it anymore, she followed him...
Nairobi Wire: Full List Of Odm Mps To Be Punished For Defecting To Jubilee 21 Sep 2016 - The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has reportedly sent out letters to Members of Parliament and Governors who have decamped to rival Jubilee.
ODM sent out a total of 13 letters to its errant members on Tuesday, giving them 7 days to justify why they shouldn’t be punished.
The letters, signed by the Party’s chairman of the disciplinary committee Fred Athuok, threatened them with...
Nairobi Wire: Maasai Elders Threaten To Curse Raila 21 Sep 2016 - Maasai elders have told opposition Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leader, Raila Odinga, to apologise for “portraying the late William ole Ntimama as a liar,” Citizen Digital reports.
According to the elders, during Ntimama’s funeral service on Wednesday, September 14, Raila claimed the late politician phoned to assure him that he (Ntimama) was still an ODM member despite Ntimama...
Nairobi Wire: Revealed: The Total Amount Uhuru Spent At That Nyama Choma Joint In Kenyatta Market 21 Sep 2016 - On Monday, President Uhuru Kenyatta accompanied by several Nairobi Jubilee leaders descended on ‘Hai Hai Butchery’ in Kenyatta Market, where they enjoyed nyama choma and some soft drinks.
Details have now emerged on the total amount of money the President and his delegation paid for their time at the local joint.
According to eDaily, Uhuru ordered 30kgs of meat at a cost of Sh500 per...
Nairobi Wire: The Hottest Stories On The Internet Today (Wednesday September 21) 21 Sep 2016 - These are some of the stories making headlines today.
Someone Has Made a ‘Shocking’ Discovery About Uhuru’s Silk Shirts
RAW VIDEO: MP Cecily Mbarire and Senator Lenny Kivuti Almost Exchange Blows in Public
VIDEO – Sonko Openly Dishes Out Money in Mathare
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
UN aid convoy hit by warplanes in Syria
iPhone 7 woes: Is ‘...
Nairobi Wire: New Video Alert: Grandpa’S Sosuun Drops Impressive Visuals Of ‘Kufunikwa’ 21 Sep 2016 - Less than three days after she dropped the audio for her new project, Grandpa femcee Sosuun has followed that up with the video.
According to Sosuun, ‘Kufunikwa’ means “to overshadow or cover” in Kiswahili and is an expression of Sosuun`s intent to cover the whole Female rap scene in Kenya as her Queendom.
“Kufunikwa” has Sosuun’s signature lyrical prowess fused with some...