Nairobi Wire

  • Nairobi Wire: All The Trending Images This Wednesday
    26 Apr 2017 - Here is some of what’s trending today. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Breaking News: Kabogo Concedes Defeat To Ferdinand Waititu
    25 Apr 2017 - “It was great serving you..” That was Kabogo’s message to Kiambu people a few minutes ago. Results have been trickling in since this evening, and it doesn’t look good for the sitting governor. With just a few votes counted, Babayao was ahead with about 12,000 votes against Kabogo’s 2000. According to reporters on the ground, some family members tried to stop him from...
  • Nairobi Wire: 150 Interesting Questions To Ask People
    25 Apr 2017 - We always find ourselves wondering what are some interesting questions to ask people. It may be a person you meet for the first time, a guy or girl you are interested in, a stranger you meet in the train, or just a friend. Conversation is critical in our everyday activities, and people who have mastered it tend to do very well in life. Verbal communication comes to play everywhere. On the family...
  • Nairobi Wire: Moses Kuria Tells NTV Reporter “F**k You”, Then Walks Out Of Live TV Interview… Again (Video)
    25 Apr 2017 - Moses Kuria does not take criticism lightly. He is also very aggrieved when he believes he is being blamed unfairly. This morning, NTV’s Kennedy Murithi learnt that the hard way. In a live TV interview about the ongoing nomination exercise in Kiambu, Muriithi told Kuria that he is being blamed for some commotion that was witnessed in Gatundu South. Kuria got angry instantly, telling Murithi...
  • Nairobi Wire: Kot Reactions After Waiguru's Landslide Win In Kirinyaga
    25 Apr 2017 - Former Devolution cabinet secretary Anne Waiguru is set for a big win in Kirinyaga County. Provisional results as of Tuesday morning had her leading the race by nearly 20,000 votes. These are however official results from Jubilee. Unofficial results from the ground have her way ahead with nearly 30,000 votes between her and her closest rival Joseph Gitari, who is the current Kirinyaga Central...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photo – You Won’T Believe This Is Where Nyota Ndogo Used To Sleep Before The Fame
    25 Apr 2017 - With four albums to her name, Coast based songbird Mwanaisha Abdalla aka Nyota Ndogo is one of the most revered and celebrated musicians in the country. In addition to her astounding musical talents, Nyota’s background and rags to riches story make her a darling and an inspiration to many. Before she was discovered by Andrew Burchell, a Mombasa-based producer, the ‘Watu na Viatu...
  • Nairobi Wire: Anita Nderu Silences Naysayers Who Allege Her Flashy Lifestyle Is Funded By A Sponsor
    25 Apr 2017 - How dare they? Naysayers have increasingly been linking Anita Nderu’s lavish lifestyle to a ‘sponsor’ which has forced the bombshell to respond and set the record straight. Anita, 27, a self-confessed travel enthusiast has been taking trips to different parts of the world – including South Africa and New York in recent months – sparking rumors that a rich older man(...
  • Nairobi Wire: Video: ‘Ghetto President’ Bahati Makes Presidential Arrival In Kayole Aboard Jubilee Chopper
    25 Apr 2017 - Gospel music wonder kid Bahati on Sunday lived up to his ‘Ghetto President’ nickname by making a grand entry into Kayole’s Soweto slums aboard a helicopter. The singer was in the area to drum up support for a Jubilee aspirant, Francis Mureithi, who is eyeing the Embakasi East parliamentary seat. Flying in from the Wilson airport aboard the Chopper emblazoned with Jubilee colours...
  • Nairobi Wire: Comedian Jaymo Ule Msee To Star In New Political Drama Series ‘Ms Politician’
    25 Apr 2017 - Comedian Wilson Muirania Gathoni, popularly known as Jaymo Ule Msee, is taking his craft to the next level. The comedian who has risen to prominence for making hilarious online videos is immersing himself in a political drama series, ‘Ms. Politician’, as a producer and actor. The show is set to premiere on the first day of May. More details to be released soon. The comedian spoke to...
  • Nairobi Wire: Kisumu Governor's Daughter Dismisses Lupita Nyongo's Endorsement Of Anyang’ Nyong’O
    25 Apr 2017 - The daughter of incumbent Kisumu governor Jack Ranguma has hit back at actress Lupita Nyong’o after the Oscar winner endorsed her father for the Kisumu gubernatorial seat in the upcoming elections. Ranguma’s daughter, Tanya, has dismissed Lupita’s assertions that Anyang Nyong’o has a good development record during his stints as the MP for Seme and then Kisumu Rural...
  • Nairobi Wire: Chills Went With The Safaricom Network!! Larry Madowo's Savage Reply To A Kot Wins The Internet
    25 Apr 2017 - Like we always say, Kenyan twitter is not for the feint hearted. If you go around throwing shade on twitter circles you had better have a thick skin or epic comebacks because Kenyans on Twitter show no mercy. One of Kenya’s most popular twitter personalities, Larry Madowo, was yesterday at the center of what is being considered the tackle of the year. For those not in the know, a twitter...
  • Nairobi Wire: I Regrettably Bow Out Of The Race For Kibra Mp, Rosemary Odinga Announces (Video)
    25 Apr 2017 - Raila Odinga’s daughter Rosemary Akeyo has officially announced her withdrawal from the Kibra MP race citing medical grounds. Rosemary’s announcement comes a week after her name was conspicuously missing from the list of Nairobi parliamentary aspirants set to battle it out in the ODM primaries. In a video message to Kibra constituents, Rosemary, who has been campaigning for the seat...
  • Nairobi Wire: Hilarious Meme Compilation (Tuesday April 25)
    25 Apr 2017 - Here are  today’s funniest memes.
  • Nairobi Wire: I Have Video Evidence Of Entire Joho Family Paying Off Voters In Nyali, Mohammed Ali
    25 Apr 2017 - Former KTN journalist Mohammed Ali who lost in the nominations for the Nyali MP race is not going down without a fight. The ‘Jicho Pevu’ journalist lost to Joho’s brother, Said Salim alias Saido. Moha garnered 2,873 votes against Saido’s 3,672. In response, Moha has said he will be on the ballot on August 8 and will appeal the results because the exercise was not...
  • Nairobi Wire: All The Trending Images This Tuesday
    25 Apr 2017 - Now a look at what’s trending today.
  • Nairobi Wire: At Sh1000 Per Episode, Comedian Blames Churchill For Ayeiya Dying A Poor Man
    24 Apr 2017 - The issue of just how much Daniel Ndambuki pays his talents to appear on TV don’t seem to be going away. By now we know that Churchill Show comedians are not the best paid people on TV. It has long been claimed that they get paid a few thousands shillings to entertain guests, and few more if their act is broadcast on TV. Radio host and comedian Rapcha the Sayantist yesterday launched a...
  • Nairobi Wire: Hilarious: Kenyan Lad Remakes Willy Paul's ‘I Do’ Into ‘Issa Dudu’ After Killing A Cockroach (Video)
    24 Apr 2017 - A video of a Kenyan guy singing about a dead cockroach is going viral on the interwebs and leaving behind a trail of cracked ribs and tears of laughter. The clip by Youtuber, Sir_Mawati, captures the comedian singing a parody of Willy Paul’s ‘I Do’ with Alaine dubbed ‘Issa Dudu.’ In the clip, Sir_Mawati breaks into song and even dance having found and killed a...
  • Nairobi Wire: Wedding Bells For Rap Couple Kenrazy And Sosuun
    24 Apr 2017 - Rappers Kenrazy and Sosuun are edging closer to their wedding day according to the Mbikilimo rapper. Weeks after the couple welcomed their second daughter, Kenrazy has revealed that a wedding is in the offing. According to Kenrazy, they had a vision about the direction of their love from the word go and only a wedding remains to seal the deal. “We knew each other before all the fame. In her...
  • Nairobi Wire: Shaving My 13 Year Dreads Represents My Musical Rebirth, Rapper Chiwawa
    24 Apr 2017 - Chiwawa whose real name is Ken Gaciengo Mwai is undeniably one of Kenya’s best rappers having risen to prominence in the early 2000s. Considered a veteran in Kenya’s rap industry, Chiwawa has been in the industry for over a decade. During this time, the rapper who is known for stirring a feud with the Kleptomaniax, has had trademark dreadlocks that are no more. After 13 years, Chiwawa...
  • Nairobi Wire: Watchman Rapes And Robs Employer In Kahawa Sukari
    24 Apr 2017 - Police are on the hunt for a night guard who raped and robbed his employer on Saturday night in Kahawa Sukari estate. Police officers in Ruiru said the man only identified as Kelvin, raped and robbed his 45-year-old employer after duping her to serve him with a glass of drinking water. According to the woman, the man turned violent and and threatened her with a kitchen knife after she gave him a...
  • Nairobi Wire: Kenya Bureau Of Standards Kick Starts Ban On Plastic Bags
    24 Apr 2017 - A month after the government officially banned the use of plastic bags, the Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) has taken the first steps to ensure the ban takes full effect. Companies that manufacture plastic paper bags will no longer be issued with permits, the authority has said. The authority has also announced that the existing licences will be cancelled. Kebs Managing Director Charles Ongwae...
  • Nairobi Wire: Knh Medics Neglected My Brother And Sped Up His Death, Singer Vivian Laments
    24 Apr 2017 - Kenyan songbird Vivian is in mourning following the death of her brother, Samuel Gathii Muriuki. Gathii had been diagnosed with Meningitis and was admitted to the Kenyatta National Hospital. He succumbed on Saturday in what is a sad and painful loss to Vivian and her family. The singer took to social media yesterday to cry foul in an emotional post accusing medics at KNH of ‘neglect and...
  • Nairobi Wire: Photos – NTV's Ken Mijungu Weds Kq Hostess In Lavish Wedding
    24 Apr 2017 - NTV news anchor Ken Mijungu is officially and legally off the market. The media personality said ‘I Do’ to his longtime girlfriend Laureen in a lavish maroon and gold themed ceremony at Fuchsia Gardens in Limuru on Saturday. The invite-only affair was attended by family and close friends. Among the groom’s men were Mijungu’s colleagues from NTV Dennis Okari, Trevor Ombija and Andrew...
  • Nairobi Wire: Hilarious Meme Compilation (Monday April 24)
    24 Apr 2017 - In today’s meme compilation, we look at things that only happen in India.
  • Nairobi Wire: All The Trending Images This Monday
    24 Apr 2017 - To start off the week, here are the trending images.
  • Nairobi Wire: Chris Kirubi Rubbishes Sonko's Job Offer As Nairobi's Economic Advisor
    24 Apr 2017 - City tycoon Chris Kirubi has dismissed a job offer by gubernatorial aspirant Mike Sonko to join his team of advisors. Kirubi said on Sunday that he has never met nor spoken to the Nairobi senator. “How do you offer a job to someone you have never met or spoken to? I don’t know this man neither do I have his number,” Kirubi posed. On Saturday, Sonko said should he be elected...
  • Nairobi Wire: Pokea Dola: The New ‘3 Digit Lottery’ That Is Giving Easy Money
    21 Apr 2017 - Some Kenyans have in recent years made decent ‘careers’ out of gaming. The prospects of multiplying your money is too lucrative to ignore, but unfortunately the success stories have been few. One of the biggest complaints about all betting and lottery companies is the deceiving acts they pull. For instance, predicting the maximum number of games wins you a jackpot, which increases...
  • Nairobi Wire: Full List: Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People (2017)
    21 Apr 2017 - TIME magazine unveiled its annual “TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World” list on Thursday, a widely-ranging group that includes global leaders and their advisers, musicians and movie stars, world-class athletes and chief executives. U.S. President Donald Trump made the list for a second time, and this year, so did his top two advisers, his daughter, Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared...
  • Nairobi Wire: Final Poll: Sonko Vs Peter Kenneth… Whom Will You Vote For?
    21 Apr 2017 - Jubilee goes to the poll today (Friday 21), and the battles are expected to be heated. Unlike ODM which dished out direct nominations in many of its strongholds, Jubilee has decided to let their supporters go to the ballot. A Jubilee win in most of Mt. Kenya and Rift Valley areas is interpreted as a win in August, and that explains why politicians have gone all out to carry the day. Aspirants...
  • Nairobi Wire: The Hottest Stories On The Internet Today (Friday April 21)
    21 Apr 2017 - Here are some of the stories making global headlines today. Mockery, anger in South Korea over USS Carl Vinson ‘bluffing’ But its no-show has caused some South Koreans to question his leadership and strategy regarding their unpredictable neighbor in the north. And as the country prepares to vote for a new president on May 9, the claim could have far-reaching implications for the two...

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