Nairobi Wire

  • Nairobi Wire: In Photos: A Short Story Of The Red Subaru Smashed In From Both Ends By Trailers
    20 Sep 2019 - Shocking images of a Subaru vehicle that was reportedly involved in two accidents in a matter of minutes have gone viral on social media. From what we can gather, the newly-imported red Subaru – registration no KCW 160K – had just left the port of Mombasa for delivery to Nairobi before it was completely totaled. While details remain scanty, reports indicate that the red Subaru first...
  • Nairobi Wire: Upcoming Musician Releases ‘Septic Tank Ya Wairimu’ Song – Listen
    20 Sep 2019 - Kenyans are legit crazy, that much we knew. Further proof of this has emerged in the form of a song titled ‘Septic Tank ya Wairimu’. Amid an ongoing probe into the gruesome murder of Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen, a little-known upcoming musician – Okoth Vicky- has struck while the iron is still hot and composed a song named after the septic tank in which Cohen’s body was...
  • Nairobi Wire: The Trending Images On Twitter This Friday
    20 Sep 2019 - Let’s end the week by looking at what’s trending on Twitter today. Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Mps Shouldn’T Be Paid Salaries, Says North Imenti MP Dawood
    20 Sep 2019 - North Imenti MP Rahim Dawood has called for a slash of MPs salary saying that State servants should not even be paid for serving Kenyans. Dawood said he is prepared to forego his salary and urged his colleagues to do the same as this will go a long way in reducing the burgeoning wage bill and help the State tackle the debt problem. “Now that Kenya is struggling with a high wage bill and residents...
  • Nairobi Wire: Thugs Prepare A Meal After Breaking Into Cuban Doctor's House In Homa Bay
    20 Sep 2019 - Detectives in Homa Bay are probing are a break-in incident at the house of a Cuban doctor located within the county health department headquarters. Dr Blanco Torres Marleni, a general physician, said she was in her bedroom when she heard people breaking in at around 2 am on Wednesday. She told the police that the burglars took their sweet time as they prepared a meal and ate it before leaving...
  • Nairobi Wire: Governors Rubbish Latest Report Ranking Best And Worst Performing Counties
    20 Sep 2019 - The council of governors has dismissed a new report by UK-based research firm ranking best and worst-performing county bosses. In a statement published in local dailies on Thursday, COG chair Wycliffe Oparanya said authors of the report failed to meet the required standards in conducting the research. “We would like to clarify that to date, the council of governors and counties in general...
  • Nairobi Wire: Tangatanga, Mafisi Political Parties Deemed Too Offensive To Be Registered
    20 Sep 2019 - Tangatanga Movement and Mafisi groups have suffered a blow in their quest to be recognised as political parties. This after the registrar of Political parties Ann Nderitu declined to reserve the words ‘Tangatanga’ and ‘Mafisi’ for use as political parties terming them offensive. Tangatanga had written to the registrar to have the name reserved; they presented two names,...
  • Nairobi Wire: A Woman Is The Real Satan, Claims Huddah After She Was Drugged And Left To Die
    20 Sep 2019 - Huddah believes that a woman is the devil’s incarnation. The petite socialite took issue with her fellow womenfolk while disclosing that some women she thought were her friends drugged her and left her to die. According to Huddah, women are generally evil and that is why she does not have many female friends. Huddah opined that a woman is the real Satan because a woman is the only person...
  • Nairobi Wire: Citizen TV Reporter Victor Kinuthia Drops Song To Encourage Others After Overcoming Social Media Bashing
    20 Sep 2019 - Royal Media Services journalist and reporter Victor Kinuthia has turned to song and dance weeks after he was subjected to ruthless bashing on social media. The Inooro TV reporter has released a Kikuyu song called Kirindi (Multitude), inspired by the experience he went through after being trolled for struggling to express himself while covering the arrest of Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro for Citizen TV....
  • Nairobi Wire: Kibaki Was The Best President. He Made Me A Millionaire, Says Singer Single L
    20 Sep 2019 - Meru-based musician Lynn Kendi alias Single L has showered praise on retired President Mwai Kibaki describing as the best head of state in Kenya’s history. According to Single L, the former president made her a millionaire when she was just a teenager. She said Mwai Kibaki supported, promoted and nurtured youthful talents like herself. “Kibaki was the best President in the history of Kenya...
  • Nairobi Wire: Dp Ruto Admits Rift In Jubilee, Asks Members Not To Lose Hope
    19 Sep 2019 - Deputy President William Ruto has admitted that the ruling Jubilee Party is divided. Speaking during the burial of Senator Mithika Linturi’s father on Tuesday, Ruto said the ongoing wrangles within the party are part of growth and will be resolved in due time. The DP was responding to comments by Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi who spoke during the burial saying Jubilee is ailing....
  • Nairobi Wire: Two Suspects Appear Naked In Court, Accuse Ocs Of Hiding Their Clothes
    19 Sep 2019 - Two men caused a spectacle in Makadara court on Tuesday after they appeared before the senior principal magistrate Angelo Kithinji without their clothes on. The suspects who were charged in separate incidents accused the Kamukunji OCS of forcing them to strip and then taking away their clothes. Peter Gatimo, who appeared wearing only his boxer shorts, said he was arrested on Friday and ordered to...
  • Nairobi Wire: All The Trending Pics This Thursday
    19 Sep 2019 - Here are today’s trending memes and tweets. Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Governor Mutua Dodges Audit Queries For Fear Of Being Heckled By Hired Goons
    19 Sep 2019 - Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua on Wednesday failed to appear before a Senate oversight committee for questioning over the 2017-18 audit queries raised by the Auditor General’s office. The Senate County Public Accounts and Investment Committee had invited the governor to appear before it in Kitui where the Senate is sitting. However, Dr Mutua skipped the meeting and instead sent a letter...
  • Nairobi Wire: Teacher Stabbed By Husband In Class Over Infidelity Claims As Pupils Watch In Horror
    19 Sep 2019 - Everline Akinyi Otieno, a teacher at St. Paul’s Gulf Academy in Bondo town, is nursing knife wounds after she was allegedly attacked by her husband on Tuesday. The teacher’s husband, Kevin Otieno Ochieng, is said to have stormed the school premises and attacked his wife in front of her pupils. Everline claimed her husband of three years walked into her class when she was supervising pupils...
  • Nairobi Wire: Mariga Gets President Uhuru's Full Backing In Kibra By-Election
    19 Sep 2019 - Footballer McDonald Mariga’s bid to become the next Kibra MP has received a shot in the arm after President Uhuru Kenyatta assured him of his full support. President Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday met with the Jubilee candidate at State House in Nairobi. Also present were Jubilee Party Secretary-General Raphael Tuju, National Assembly majority leader Aden Duale,...
  • Nairobi Wire: An Incredible 49 Bob Bet Sees Nandi Man Win 423,693/= After Arsenal Upset
    19 Sep 2019 - One lucky (or genius) bettor from Kipkaren, Nandi Country has made a life-changing 423,693/= off a 49/= football bet with Odibets.com. The ardent Arsenal fan somehow correctly predicted 19 football results over the weekend, earning him the mouth watering pay-out and near 40,000 odibets win boost. He would have sweat on a mistake he thought he made on the Arsenal game. He mistakenly placed a bet...
  • Nairobi Wire: Sonko Suspends Two Nurses For Neglecting Woman In Labour Over Lack Of Sh20 Fee
    19 Sep 2019 - The Nairobi County boss Mike Sonko has suspended two nurses from Dandora Health Centre for reportedly neglecting a patient who was in labour. Sonko reportedly gave the nurses their marching orders on Tuesday following reports that the woman was forced to deliver outside the facility for lack of Sh20 registration fee. This prompted women in the area to protest outside the health centre in Embakasi...
  • Nairobi Wire: Jimmy Gait Hints At Retirement After Releasing One Last Song
    19 Sep 2019 - Gospel singer Jimmy Gait could retire from music as early as next month. The singer dropped the hint during an interview with Kiss 100 where he announced that he is set to release one last song. “When I was in India, the last week because I was feeling much better, I was able to shoot a video. I’m doing one last song as Jimmy Gait,” he said. Asked he was officially retiring from music, Jimmy Gait...
  • Nairobi Wire: Rayvanny's Wife Complains Of Thirst Men In Her Dms, Vows To Remain Faithful
    19 Sep 2019 - Bongo sensation Rayvanny’s wife Fahyma has told off thirsty men who have camped in her social media DMs. Speaking to Tanzania’s Risasi, Fahyma disclosed that there are countless men who have been making both romantic and sexual advances towards her on her Instagram page. Fahyma, however, noted that she is happily married and would never betray the WCB hitmaker because she loves him to...
  • Nairobi Wire: Man Returns Home After Half A Century, Says He Felt Ashamed To Return With Nothing
    18 Sep 2019 - A man who had abandoned his family has returned home after disappearing for 51 years. Thanks to the ongoing evictions in Mau Forest, 81-year-old Francis Muthua Chege has reunited with his family, bringing business to a standstill in the sleepy village of Ikumbi, Kigumo Constituency in Murang’a County. Mr Muthua Chege left his home in 1968 when he was just 30 years old. The Daily Nation...
  • Nairobi Wire: My Wife Poured Acid On My Face And Tried To Electrocute Me: Dan Matakaya Recalls Acid Attack
    18 Sep 2019 - Former Police Officer Dan Matakaya has recounted the shocking acid attack by his wife that left him blind. Matakaya, who was based in Kisii at the time of the incident, was fast asleep when his wife poured sulphuric acid solution on his face on the morning of September 21, 2013. “After she poured acid on me, I tried to reach out for water but she had poured water on the floor and connected...
  • Nairobi Wire: The Trending Pics In Nairobi This Wednesday
    18 Sep 2019 - It’s another new day and this is what’s trending no Twitter. Ⓒ 2019 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Mariga Not Out Of The Woods Yet As Fresh Petition Is Filed Contesting Kibra Nomination
    18 Sep 2019 - How many obstacles must a man overcome in his bid to become an MP? Well, football star McDonald Mariga is quickly learning that there are many as he seeks to become the Kibra member of parliament. No sooner had the former Harambee Stars midfielder been cleared to contest in the by-election than his nomination was contested. Morris Peter Kinyanjui, who was also seeking the Jubilee party ticket,...
  • Nairobi Wire: Odm Gives Kriss Darlin Sh250,000 After DJ Lost In Kibra Nominations
    18 Sep 2019 - All is not lost for reggae DJ Kriss Darlin after his failed entry into politics as an aspiring MP for Kibra constituency. Not only did Kriss Darlin miss out on the ODM ticket but he was also booted by his former employer NTV, where he hosted the reggae music show dubbed ‘Jam Rock’. Kriss Darlin will, however, be relieved to receive Sh250,000 from the Orange party. The Raila-led...
  • Nairobi Wire: Meeting President Trump Was Like A Dream, Peter Tabichi On Visit To White House
    18 Sep 2019 - The world’s best teacher Br Peter Tabichi has described his meeting with US President Donald Trump as a dream. The 2019 Global Teacher award winner started off his high-level engagements on education with a rare visit to the White House. Br Tabichi, a Franciscan Brother, visited Trump alongside Varkey Foundation Chairman Vikas Pota and founder of Varkey Foundation Sunny Varkey. “It was all...
  • Nairobi Wire: Kamene Goro: I Tried To Commit Suicide Because Of My Cheating Ex-Husband
    18 Sep 2019 - Kenyan radio personality Kamene Goro has opened up about sinking into depression to the point of trying to take her own life towards the end of her failed marriage. The Kiss 100 presenter made the revelation in a tell-all interview with True Love Magazine, September Edition. Kamene said her cheating husband –  a Tanzania-based South African tycoon – pushed her to attempt suicide. She...
  • Nairobi Wire: Seeing Dead Bodies Made Me Quit TV Reporter Job – Sheila Kwamboka
    18 Sep 2019 - Former Big Brother Africa (BBA) Kenya representative Sheila Kwamboka has recalled her experience working as a reporter for K24 TV. The Vybez Radio presenter, in an interview with SDE, recounted the moment she realised that she was not cut out for the job. It was while covering the post-election violence of 2007/08. Kwambox said she saw things she had never seen before, including many dead bodies...
  • Nairobi Wire: Let's Stop Judging Celebrities With Failed Marriages, Gospel Songstress Urges
    18 Sep 2019 - Award-winning gospel musician Shiro Wa GP has called on people to stop judging celebrities whose marriages have failed. Wa GP, who has been married to Antony Thuo for about 14 years, noted that celebrity marriages are not perfect and are just like any other marriage. “Celebrity marriages are always the target, and people think they are the only ones with problems, but problems are...
  • Nairobi Wire: New Kemusic: Chris Kaiga Drops Fun Video For ‘Hizi Bundas’
    18 Sep 2019 - If there is one Kenyan music act who is winning when it comes to creative music videos, then it is undoubtedly the fast-rising Chris Kaiga. The talented star may have been doing for music for nearly a decade, but claimed his spot in the scene following the release of his second single ‘Zimenice’ in May this year. Before ‘Zimenice’, he dropped ‘Niko On’ about...

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