Nairobi Wire: Poll: Will Wetangula Remain In Cord Or Is He About To Bolt Like Ababu? 25 Jul 2016 - Cord co-principal Moses Wetangula is being seen to be on his way out of Cord.
For the past few days, he has been attacking Raila Odina for supposedly refusing to back his decision to back for the presidency.
On Sunday, Wetangula took to Twitter to deny all the media reports, saying he will defect to Jubilee.
Weta can’t and will not defect to Jubilee. We founded Cord. We are in Cord. In...
Nairobi Wire: Obama’S Kenyan Half-Brother Malik Endorses Donald Trump 25 Jul 2016 - New York Post exclusive
President Obama’s Kenyan half brother Malik Obama wants to ‘Make America Great Again.’
In an exclusive interview with New York Post, Malik revealed that he will be voting for republican candidate Donald Trump, despite being a Democrat for many years.
“I like Donald Trump because he speaks from the heart,” Malik Obama told The Post from his home in the...
Nairobi Wire: Raw Video: Koffi Olomide Assaults Lady At Jkia As Police Watch And Do Nothing 22 Jul 2016 - There was drama at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Friday morning when Congolese Rhumba star Koffi Olomide assaulted a woman.
Koffi jetted into the country on Friday for a Saturday concert to be held at the Bomas of Kenya.
After giving an interview to journalists at the arrivals terminal, Koffi is then seen kicking a lady who is believed to be one of his dancers.
Police officers and...
Nairobi Wire: Photo – James Orengo’S Son Is A Replica Of His Father… No Dna Test Needed 22 Jul 2016 - Deputy President William Ruto’s kids are undeniably his. Theirs is the perfect example of ‘No DNA Test Needed’ meme.
This week, we’ve seen another politician’s child who also requires no DNA test.
Michael Orengo, the son of James Orengo and Betty Murungi graduated with a Masters in Architecture from a university in the UK.
Prof. Makau Mutua posted his...
Nairobi Wire: Strange: This Mombasa Gang Is Stripping Then Suckling The Breasts Of Women 22 Jul 2016 - There’s a new gang in Mombasa that has adopted some very weird behavior.
Rocking various parts of the coastal city, the gang strips and suckles the breasts of their female victims when cash or other valuables are unavailable.
According to the Star, the gang hijacks matatus both during the day and at night. “They walk in groups of about 10-15 members, wielding knives and pangas,...
Nairobi Wire: Photo – Lupita Nyong’O’S Stunning Look At Cousin’S Secret Wedding 22 Jul 2016 - Not only is Lupita Nyong’o a talented thespian and a fashion killer, but also highly skilled in the art of sneaking into her home country.
Last weekend, the actress sneaked into the country to attend her cousin’s wedding. Just like she did when her sister wedded last year, the Oscar winner managed to keep her arrival a secret.
This time round, her cousin Kwame Nyong’o was saying I do...
Nairobi Wire: Fake Beggar Exposed In Ngara, Pretending To Be Blind And Crippled (Photos) 22 Jul 2016 - Nairobi is full of beggars, many of whom are just fooling the public.
We’ve seen crippled men exposed to be con men out to get freebies from the public, or women pretending to be critically ill, when in fact it isn’t true.
On Sunday, Pchirchir Elisha on Facebook exposed a ‘blind and crippled’ beggar in Ngara. When donations were not forthcoming, the man just stood up and...
Nairobi Wire: Must Watch: Youtuber Covers Kenyan Songs Over Drake’S ‘Controlla’ (Video) 22 Jul 2016 - There are song covers and then there is what you are about to watch.
This is a video that has stunned the interwebs of a Kenyan Youtuber, Michelle Bisonga, singing some of Kenya’s biggest hits from back in the day. On top of mashing up hits such as ‘Mos Mos’,’Juju’, ‘Amka Ukatike’, ‘Lazizi’ and several others, she has seamlessly weaved them...
Nairobi Wire: President Uhuru’S ‘Uhuru.co.ke’ Domain Up For Sale For Sh 1.1 Million 22 Jul 2016 - President Uhuru Kenyatta may have to fire his digital team once again after his personal domain was bought and put up for sale for a hefty price.
The domain, uhuru.co.ke, is up for sale for 9953 EUR which amounts to Kshs. 1.1 Million.
The website has this message: “The owner of uhuru.co.ke is offering it for sale for an asking price of 9953 EUR.”
It appears the domain has...
Nairobi Wire: Panic As Odm Mp Isaac Mwaura Is Spotted In A Speeding Car With Tanzanian Number Plates 22 Jul 2016 - A social media user on Thursday momentarily caused panic among Kenyan social media users after he allegedly spotted ODM MP Isaac Mwaura in a speeding vehicle with Tanzania number plates.
According to one, Geff Odera, he spotted the nominated MP in a probox heading towards Nakuru. Apparently, he was under tight security and was squeezed in between two gigantic men.
The post reads:
Nairobi Wire: “Am Done”: Angry Jeff Koinange Boycotts Jeff Koinange Live (Watch) 22 Jul 2016 - Jeff Koinange does know how to get back at trolls.
On Wednesday night, the talk show host hosted IEBC Chairman Issack Hassan. The choice of guest led some Kenyans on Twitter to start #BoycottJKL twitter hashtag.
They accused Jeff of being Pro-Jubilee and been used to ‘whitewash’ corruption.
Jeff however pulled one on them, by adopting #BoycottJKL as his hashtag of the night. The...
Nairobi Wire: Woman Caught Pretending To Be Student’S Mother For 50 Bob 21 Jul 2016 - As if the current schools unrest was not enough to point out the alarming indiscipline among secondary students, a student at Mwerongundu Day Secondary in Igembe North, Meru County hired a fake parent to represent her in a case on Tuesday.
The student was summoned to bring her parent after missing classes for the past one week.
She reportedly dressed in school uniform every morning but never...
Nairobi Wire: Morning Drama As Police Officer Strips Naked At Langata Police Station 21 Jul 2016 - There was drama at Langata Police Station on Wednesday morning after a former police officer stripped naked at the entrance.
Charles Kamau, 33, an officer who recently resigned from the force, removed some of his clothes, put on sacks and lied at the entrance of the station.
He was demanding to speak to Inspector General Joseph Boinnet, reportedly about his reinstatement
Langata OCPD Elijah...
Nairobi Wire: Duale: “I Am So Close To The President, Sometimes He Calls Just To Wish Me Good Night” 21 Jul 2016 - National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has spoken of his relationship with the President. The vocal MP told of some of the personal details they discuss.
In an interview with a local daily, Duale says that he feels very valued in the government, owing to the appreciation Uhuru shows for his work.
He says that the President call him frequently to tell him how much he values him as the...
Nairobi Wire: Photos – It’S A Miracle Anyone Survived This Nasty Accident On Ngong Road Yesterday 21 Jul 2016 - Another day, another matatu madness.
This accident on Ngong Road yesterday looks as nasty as it can be, yet the driver came out okay.
According to reports, the red PSV bus was overlapping when something went wrong and it side hit the small vehicle, slamming it into the lorry.
The saloon driver was alone at the time of the accident and only suffered minor injuries.
Photos by @chriskirwa
Nairobi Wire: Cece Sagini Goes Back To Her Kisii Roots In New Amazing Single ‘Ensobosobo’ (Video) 21 Jul 2016 - Kenyan songstress Cece Sagini has unleashed another one.
‘Ensobosobo’ is the title of the song and it is nothing like you’ve ever heard before. Ensobosobo, just like love, is a Kisii wild fruit that is sweet but rare to find.
The song is a fuse of Kisii, Swahili and English featuring a traditional Kisii artist called ‘Nyangau’. The song has a rich afro pop sound inclusive of a...
Nairobi Wire: Mercy Masika Looking For Street Boy Who Covered Her Song 21 Jul 2016 - On Wednesday we published a story about the video of a street boy who melted people’s hearts on social media for singing Mercy Masika’s hit song ‘Mwema.’
The viral video was shared by Nairobi senator Mike Sonko last week, urging people to share it until it reached the celebrated gospel singer.
Well, it has reached Mercy Masika who took to her social media pages to request...
Nairobi Wire: It’S A Bouncing Baby Girl For Dj Pierra Makena 21 Jul 2016 - Kenyan entertainer Pierra Makena is finally a mother.
The celebrated actress, media personality and deejay gave birth to a bouncing baby girl early Wednesday (1.45am) in Nairobi hospital.
“The girl is here, she arrived at 1.45am,” a joyful Pierra said adding that she had a safe delivery with no complications.
The girl’s baby daddy remains a mystery as Pierra has time and again ...
Nairobi Wire: “Nairobi Women Are Gold Diggers” – ‘Pray And Prey’ Actor Kere Koga 21 Jul 2016 - Kenyan actor Kere Koga has sparked outrage among Nairobi women after claiming that they are gold diggers.
Koga Kere, who plays Reverend Abraham, an industrious servant of God in NTV’s dramedy ‘Pray&Prey’, in a quickfire interview with ‘Standard Digital’ said Nairobi women just want men with fat accounts.
This was the interview:
First time in Nairobi: “I was...
Nairobi Wire: Hilarious: Another Kenyan Records Collabo With Charlie Puth (Video) 21 Jul 2016 - On Wednesday, we published the story of the Nyeri woman who recorded a collabo with American singer Charlie Puth.
In a bid to outshine her, another social media user has dropped his rendition of the popular song ‘One Call Away.’
Using the addictive ‘Sing! Karaoke’ app, which appears to be sweeping across the Kenyan internet fan base, one George Thuo has done a rendition...
Nairobi Wire: Photos – Meet Rapper Khaligraph Jones’ Really Hot Girlfriend 21 Jul 2016 - If he ain’t the illest rapper in the Kenyan rap scene at the moment then I don’t know who is. Khaligraph Jones aka King Khali has taken the rap scene by storm and the good thing is that he is just getting started.
While his talent alone is enough to earn him major plaudits, his ‘ride-or-die chick’ will most definitely propel his credits to whole ‘nother level.
Nairobi Wire: 13 Myths We Think Are True But Are Not 21 Jul 2016 - There are many ’facts’ about the Earth that we have believed are true since our childhood and don’t even think to doubt.
We collected 13 misconceptions that will allow you to take a fresh look at our world and once again prove how marvelous it is.
Nairobi Wire: Comedian Kajairo Introduces Adorable Son (Photos) 21 Jul 2016 - Since time immemorial comedian Peter Kaimenyi better known as Kajairo has been in the showbiz industry in one capacity or another.
He is credited as one of the pioneers of Kenya’s comedy industry. He is best known for his funny renditions of popular songs at a time when comedy really took off.
Until a few years ago he was a radio presenter, a job he quit to ‘pursue a different...
Nairobi Wire: Man Shocks Homa Bay Court After Offering To Be Jailed For His Brother’S Crime 21 Jul 2016 - A man on Tuesday shocked Homa Bay Law Courts when he pleaded with the judge to let him take the fall for his brother’s crime.
Mr. Richard Obila asked the court to spare his brother and jail him instead. He said that his youngest brother, Onyango, has a young family that needs him.
Onyango was accused of murder, an offense that the court found him guilty.
Obila said that he was even ready to...