Nairobi Wire: 40 Years In Jail For Man Who Hacked His Mother To Death With An Axe 16 Apr 2019 - A murder suspect will spend the next 4 decades in prison after he was found guilty of killing his mother.
In his ruling, High Court judge William Musyoka said the prosecution had proven its case against Simon Musambai Naman “beyond a shadow of doubt”.
He observed that a psycho-social report, filed by probation officers, painted the suspect as a violent man, who had poor ties with his...
Nairobi Wire: Driver Assigned To Abducted Cuban Doctors Arraigned In Court 16 Apr 2019 - A driver assigned to two Cuban doctors who were last week abducted in Mandera is under investigation for possible involvement in the kidnap.
Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) told a court that intelligence reports show the suspect Mr Isaack Ibrein Robow was involved in the kidnap of doctors Landy Rodriguez (a surgeon) and Herera Correa (a general physician).
He was driving the doctors to Mandera...
Nairobi Wire: Open Letter To Ivy Wangechi's Mum Winfred Waithera By Ciku Muiruri 16 Apr 2019 - The mother of slain student Ivy Wangechi over the weekend moved the country to tears when she bravely faced the press to defend her daughter’s honor against false reports about her firstborn child.
Speaking on Sunday at their Thika Makongeni Phase 10 home, Winfred Waithera teared up as she appealed to bloggers to stop spreading false misrepresentations about Ivy Wangechi.
“It is with a lot...
Nairobi Wire: Photos – Willis Raburu's Wife Launches Women's Clothing Store 16 Apr 2019 - Mary Ngami Raburu, the wife of celebrated Citizen TV presenter Willis Raburu, has officially entered the fashion business with a store of her own.
Mrs Raburu officially launched her clothing outlet on Monday, April 15, after months of planning. The store has been in the making since last year, with Mary Ngami dropping a ‘coming soon’ announcement last October.
On Monday morning, the...
Nairobi Wire: Avril Raises Eyebrows With Sweet Birthday Message To Rumored Baby Daddy 16 Apr 2019 - A section of Kenyans online are convinced that music video director J Blessing is the father of Avril’s baby.
For months leading to Avril’s delivery last year, the big question has been who’s the lucky man in the singer’s life. J Blessing has turned out to be the main and only ‘suspect’ almost one year after the arrival of Avril’s bundle of joy.
Chillax: How Akothee's Charity Concert Went Down – Photos 15 Apr 2019 - Musician Akothee, through her Akothee Foundation, pulled off a successful charity concert for a worthy cause on Sunday afternoon at Uhuru Gardens with all proceeds channeled to drought victims in Turkana county.
The concert got off to a slow start even as comedians Ofweneke and Owago jazzed up the crowd with their stand up performances and music interludes.
As the concert continued, so did the...
Ghafla: Sobriety In Music Writing:kenyan Vs Tanzanian Music 15 Apr 2019 - This year has had its fair share of Drama in the entertainment Industry majorly Music.It started with the play Kenyan Music hashtag.This sparking a conversation for several weeks both on social and mainstream media. But where do some of our artists go wrong? Essentially there is good music, but not enough has been done to better the Kenyan Music. Kenyan Artists and Writing.. Do Kenyan artists ...
Chillax: Nameless: I Almost Walked Out Of My Marriage To Wahu 15 Apr 2019 - September this year, Kenyan celebrity couple Nameless and Wahu will be celebrating their 14th wedding anniversary since they exchanged their wedding vows.
The colorful ceremony, which was held on the shores of Lake Naivasha, was reported to have cost Sh1 million at the time.
However, many may not be aware of the fact that Nameless almost walked out of the marriage after Wahu got pregnant....
Chillax: Selfie Bliss As Infinix S4 Is Launched In Kenya 15 Apr 2019 - Infinix Mobile has officially launched its latest device, the S4, in the Kenyan market in Nairobi.
The S4 comes with a premium glass finish, three cameras at the back, a 32MP AI selfie camera that is packed with the latest AI imaging techniques.
The S4 also comes with a 6.2’ water drop display screen, a triple rear camera for much better portrait images, super-fast octa-core chipset, a large...
Chillax: Low Ticket Sales Forces Postponement Of ‘Play Kenyan Music’ Concert 15 Apr 2019 - The Play Kenyan Music Hype Fest music concert which was slated for 27th of this month has been postponed to June 29, due to unavoidable circumstances.
According to the event promoter, Hype Entertainment, the concert, which was a brainchild of a vigorous campaign from local artistes advocating for more airtime for Kenyan music in the media, had to be pushed to June due to circumstances beyond them...
Mpasho: Jay Z's Rock Nation Set To Grace Nairobi 15 Apr 2019 - International festival Passport Experience announced today that they will finally make their Africa debut in Nairobi with a first-ever Music, TV/Film & Tech conference.
The creator of the brand, Kenyan born international, DJ Fully Focus, said:
I’m a firm believe that self-education is the key to lasting success so the idea is to have 3 perspectives in this conversation. The American...
Mpasho: Who Is The Most Attractive Female Celebrity In Kenya? (Poll) 15 Apr 2019 - This question will elicit a lot of hate among Mpasho readers but its something I feel needs to be addressed urgently. The country’s future hangs on this very important question.
Who is Kenya’s most attractive female celebrity? The contenders are below:
Mpasho: Khloe Kardashian And Tristan Thompson Re-Unite For Daughter's 1St Birthday 15 Apr 2019 - Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Khloé Kardashian reunited with her philandering babydaddy Tristan Thompson at the first birthday bash for their daughter True on Sunday.
The 34-year-old reality star split from the Canadian 28-year-old after he was caught kissing family friend Jordyn Woods at a drunken February 19 party at his house.
Mpasho: Pope Francis Warns Messi's Fans Against Referring Him As God 15 Apr 2019 - The head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State Pope Francis has warned Messi fans against referring to the footballer as ‘God’.
Messi celebrating a win
In an interview with a Spanish television channel La Sexta, the Pontiff urged Lionel Messi’s supporters not to use the term “God” when describing the Barcelona star terming it as a “technical ...
Mpasho: Kinuthia Detained 14 Days To Allow Probe Into Ivy's Killing 15 Apr 2019 -
A court in Eldoret on Monday allowed police to hold Naftali Kinuthia for 14 days.
The order was issued to facilitate completion of investigations into the killing of Moi University medical student Ivy Wangechi.
Senior Resident Magistrate Nichodemus Moseti made the order after Kinuthia was presented to the court to face charges over the killing.
He ordered that Kinuthia is held at the Naiberi...
Mpasho: Diamond's Father Reveals He's Never Met His Grandchildren 15 Apr 2019 - Diamond Platnumz’ estranged father, Abdul Naseeb in a rare interview he granted Tanzanian media, revealed that he has never met Zari nor her children (by Diamond). He hasn’t even gotten to speak to them on the phone:
”aah! sijai ona wajukuu wangu ata sauti yake zari sijawai sikia”
The day he had planned to pay them a visit, Diamond had conveniently gone for a music tour, denying him a...
Mpasho: Cuban Doctors Evacuated From Lamu After Colleague's Abduction 15 Apr 2019 -
Two Cuban doctors have been evacuated from Lamu county. The medics were airlifted over the weekend.
The rather abrupt evacuation comes just days after two of their colleagues were abducted from Mandera county by suspected Al Shabaab militants.
The two, an orthopaedic surgeon and a physician had been deployed to Lamu by the government in July 2018.
Their move was confirmed by County Health CEC...
Mpasho: Reverend Kathy Kiuna Trolled After Major Makeup Fail 15 Apr 2019 - Makeup is meant to enhance one’s beauty. But it’s important to ensure that you choose the right makeup to avoid being embarrassed like Kathy Kiuna.
The Evangelist posing
The flamboyant televangelist Reverend Kathy Kiuna of Jubilee Christian church was treated to harsh criticism from her Instagram fans over a perceived make-up fail.
The flashy pastor shared the picture above that received so much...
Mpasho: Holy Stairs Jesus Climbed Before Crucifixion Unveiled 15 Apr 2019 -
The marble steps Jesus is believed to have climbed before being sentenced to crucifixion have been unveiled after 300 years.
The Scala Sancta, or Holy Staircase, had been encased in protective maple wood since 1723 in a bid to protect the steps from years of use.
But it has since been stripped back and restored with pilgrims now flocking to see the sacred steps. Three small bronze crosses are...
Mpasho: Don’T Kill Her! How To Deal With Rejection For Men 15 Apr 2019 - This month has been a terrible one for two certain ladies. Ivy Wangeci and Naomi Chepkemoi have both endured the cruel fate of being assaulted physically by people who knew them.
Was Ivy Wangeci murdered by a stalker that she knew? photo credit: Facebook
It is alleged that Naomi was stabbed by a man she shared a child with after an argument they had. The argument it is claimed, was because she...
Mpasho: Tony Ngare Who Died In Et 302 Crash Buried (Photos) 15 Apr 2019 - A memorial service for Antony Wanjohi Ngare popularly known as Tony Ngare was held two weeks ago at his family home in Burguret village in Kieni constituency.
Ngare was among the 157 victims who perished in Ethiopian airline ET 302. 32 Kenyans perished in the accident.
Dance with the angels! List of Kenyans who died in the ill-fated flight crash ET 302
The Boeing 737-800 crashed six...
Mpasho: ‘You Walked Into My Life…’ Avril's Message To Jblessing 15 Apr 2019 - Singer Avril has wished JBlessing a happy birthday.
She penned a heartwarming message to the producer, which read,
It’s already midnight your time so we’ll start the celebrations a bit early here as well. Happy birthday J. You walked into my life with a bucket filled with magic, thank you for sharing it, year in, year out. Thank you for the courage you have instilled in me to do the...