Nairobi Wire: Mike Sonko Refuses To Apologize To Kidero After Pac Finds Him Guilty Of Assault 07 Dec 2016 - Nairobi senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko has vowed not to apologise to Dr Evans Kidero after the Senate Public Accounts Committee found him guilty of verbally assaulting the Nairobi governor.
The committe in its report, found Sonko guilty of verbal assault, but absolved him from accusations physical assault on Kidero.
“The committee found there was indeed a scuffle between Kidero and Sonko but the...
Nairobi Wire: One Suspect Shot Dead As Police Recover All Guns Stolen From Booker Police Post 07 Dec 2016 - Police have recovered all the remaining guns and ammunition stolen from Booker Police Post, Mumias about two weeks ago.
Police found the six G3 rifles and 152 bullets in a sugarcane plantation.
One of the suspects was gunned down at the plantation while three others escaped. Police have launched a manhunt for the three suspects.
One of the seven G3 rifles was recovered last week on Saturday....
Nairobi Wire: Ahadi Kenya Ceo Urges Eligible Bachelors To Marry To Reduce Jigger Infestation 07 Dec 2016 - Ahadi Kenya Trust CEO Stanley Kamau has said that bachelors are worst hit by the jigger menace than any other section of the population in the country.
Speaking during a recent jigger eradication drive in Lamu, Mr Kamau said the situation has to a large extent hindered efforts to fight jiggers in various parts of the country.
According to data from Ahadi Kenya, 70 per cent of bachelors are...
Nairobi Wire: Doctor Rescues Four Year Old Girl Abandoned At Kisumu County Hospital 07 Dec 2016 - Baby Hope Awiti who is physically challenged in her bed at Kisumu County hospital MCH before she was rescued. Photo Courtesy
A baby who was abandoned at the Kisumu County Hospital after doctors and nurses downed their tools has been rescued by a doctor.
The doctor withdrew from the ongoing strike to take Baby Hope into his private care after her plight made news headlines.
Baby Hope Awiti, as she...
Nairobi Wire: Police Gun Down Three Suspected Rapists In Nairobi's Makaburini Area 07 Dec 2016 - Makaburini, a crime hot spot near Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi
Three suspected rapists were on Monday night shot dead by police after they attempted to attack a woman in Nairobi South cemetery on Bunyala Road.
The men had dragged the woman into a bush as she walked to the city centre from Upper Hill, where she works. Her screams alerted police who were on patrol in the area.
According to police, the...
Nairobi Wire: Spotted In Nairobi: Sh100 Million Mercedes-Maybach And Range Rover Overfinch (Photos) 07 Dec 2016 - Sorry for interjecting.. I think you were explaining how life has been tough in 2016.
Sorry again.. I have to stop you right there…
In this same Nairobi that people are complaining about the state of their pockets, some few individuals are making so much money it hurts.
Yesterday, some unidentified person took over the streets of Nairobi with two top of the range automobiles.
Nairobi Wire: ‘Total Man’ Nicholas Biwott Backs Ruto's 2022 Presidential Bid, Praises Jubilee 06 Dec 2016 - Former Cabinet minister and prominent politician Nicholas Biwott has thrown his weight behind Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid.
The National Vision Party (NVP) leader also urged the Kalenjin community to back Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta in next year’s General Election.
Biwott declared that DP Ruto has no political competition among the Kalenjin community, adding...
Nairobi Wire: Two Officials, 16 Foreigners Arrested In Operation On Sale Of Identity Cards 06 Dec 2016 - File Photo
Two employees of the National Registration Bureau (NRB) and 16 foreigners have been nabbed in an operation on illegal acquisition of Kenyan documents by immigrants.
The two officials, identified as Linet Omare Nyaboke and Joyce Kwamboka Mokua were arrested in Eastleigh area and Dadaab respectively.
The foreigners, 13 of Somali origin, were also arrested in Eastleigh after being linked...
Nairobi Wire: Ngilu Tells ‘Political Baby’ Alfred Mutua To Respect Ukambani Kingmaker Kalonzo 06 Dec 2016 - Former Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has likened Machakos County governor Dr Alfred Mutua to a ‘political baby’ for linking Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka to land grabbing in Machakos County.
Ngilu said the governor is a ‘political suicide bomber’ who knows his time is up and wants to politically perish with everyone else in Ukambani.
She claimed Mutua should learn...
Nairobi Wire: Restaurateur William Osewe Undergoes Successful Operation To Remove Lodged Bullets 06 Dec 2016 - LEFT: William Osewe. RIGHT: Mr Tom Oywa Photo Courtesy
Hotelier William Osewe, owner of popular Nairobi eatery K’Osewe Ranalo Foods Restaurant, is in stable condition after doctors successfully removed three bullets lodged in his body.
One of the bullets that had lodged in Osewe’s back had not touched the spine as earlier feared.
“He will leave the hospital soon. He was...
Nairobi Wire: Kenyan Man Selling His Kidney To Pay Back Sh330K Bank Loan 06 Dec 2016 - A Kenyan man is offering to sell his kidney in order to offset a bank loan.
32 year old Joseph Mwiti Kithinji has posted an advertisement on social media looking for someone who may be interested in the critical organ.
”I Joseph Mwiti Kithinji of ID No. 23735768 of Gaturi Sublocation Gaturi Location South Imenti constituency in Meru county; do hereby advertise to sell one of my kidneys....
Nairobi Wire: Photos – How Kalonzo Celebrated His Graduation With A Masters Of Law At Posh City Hotel 06 Dec 2016 - Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka was among the over 8000 graduands at the University of Nairobi on Friday. The Cord co-principal graduated with a Masters of Law.
To mark this accomplishment, Kalonzo and his classmates celebrated at Hemingways Hotel in Nairobi.
He posted photos on his Facebook, alongside a message thanking his classmates and lecturers.
”Yesterday my classmates and I...
Nairobi Wire: Raw Video: Congestina Achieng Among 87 Patients Who Escaped From Mathari Mental Hospital 06 Dec 2016 - About 87 mentally ill patients yesterday escaped from Mathari Mental Hospital at the height of the doctors’ strike. 17 of the escapees were found near the facility along Thika Road and returned. 70 others are still missing.
Among those who were found and returned to hospital were popular boxer Congestina Achieng. She was admitted on Thursday and was reportedly the only woman who escaped....
Nairobi Wire: Drone Photos Capture The Dramatic Inequality Of Nairobi 06 Dec 2016 - We’ve been told that Kenya is not poor, just unequal.
Our GDP per capita is about Sh120,000 per year. Meaning the average Kenyan makes Sh10,000 a month. Obviously that’s a low figure that is not very representative. Someone working in an office environment in Nairobi for example will probably make upwards of Sh20,000. Many are in the 30-50k range. However, millions at the bottom of...
Nairobi Wire: The Hottest Stories On The Internet Today (Tuesday December 6) 06 Dec 2016 - Here are some of the stories making global headlines today.
PHOTOS – You Will Be Shocked at Just How Clean, Green and Beautiful Kigali is
Why You Should Tightly Secure Your Spare Tyre… Man Caught Stealing in Eastleigh (RAW VIDEO)
Voters in Italy, Austria send message to Europe
Trump takes fresh swipe at China after controversial Taiwan call
Shinzo Abe to become first Japanese...
Nairobi Wire: Listen: Kymo & Stiga Release Christmas Rendition Of Gospel Anthem ‘Thitima’ 06 Dec 2016 - By now, we are assuming that you already know who Kymo & Stigah are. They are the guys who gave us the hilarious gospel anthem dubbed ‘Thitima.’
Kymo is one of the founding members of Samawati Band.
With Christmas festivities fast approaching, the duo have done an interesting rendition of their mega track ‘Thitima’ to put us straight in the holiday mood.
Give it a...
Nairobi Wire: What Acclaimed Hip-Hop DJ Tim Westwood Told Khaligraph Jones 06 Dec 2016 - What most Kenyan hiphop lovers know and few hate to admit is that rapper Khaligraph Jones is undoubtedly destined for great things. If ever there was any doubt to suggest otherwise, Khaligraph wouldn’t care much as he got a worthy ‘endorsement’ from one of the biggest hip-hop DJs in the world, Tim Westwood.
The Award winning English DJ, best known for hosting some of rap music’s...
Nairobi Wire: Photos – You Will Be Shocked At Just How Clean, Green And Beautiful Kigali Is 05 Dec 2016 - Monday morning and Kenyans wake up to a now very common newspaper headline – corruption.
According to the Auditor General, about Sh11.3 billion has been lost or misappropriated in Nairobi county.
We all knew it was a matter of time before a mega corruption scandal was announced in the capital, considering the huge budget Kidero has and the little/non-existent work he does.
Nairobi is a...
Nairobi Wire: New Video: Bahati Starts New Gospel Journey With Jemimah Thion’Go In ‘Kwa Moyo Wangu’ 05 Dec 2016 - Three days after Bahati apologised for letting down the gospel of Christ, the gospel wonder kid has kickstarted what he describes as a new musical season.
Bahti has teamed up with prolific gospel musician Jemimah Thiong’o in a song titled ‘Moyo Wangu.’
The song comes amidst an outcry from gospel fans that the likes of Bahati, Willy Paul and company do not release purely gospel...
Nairobi Wire: Yvonne Okwara Goes Public With Touching Story About Growing Up With Deafblind Brother 05 Dec 2016 - KTN news anchor Yvonne Okwara has opened up about a very personal part of her life that many did not know about.
In a lengthy Facebook post, Yvonne narrated her journey growing up with a deafblind big brother, Albert Okwara.
Read below the touching story which she terms “refreshing and scary” after letting it out to the public domain.
MY JOURNEY WITH ALBERT OKWARA
“2 years ago, True Love...
Nairobi Wire: Saudi Sheikh To Buy Award Winning Rongai Matatu 05 Dec 2016 - A matatu plying the Rongai route, christened Golden Phantom, could soon be crossing borders after a Saudi Sheikh expressed interest in buying it.
The yet to be identified Sheikh and the owner of the matatu are said to be in the negotiation stage, reports Pulse.
The Sheikh is said to have been thrilled by the airbrushed art, interior and exterior design of the matatu.
Golden Phantom, which won the...
Nairobi Wire: After Comedian Steve Nyerere, Another Tanzanian Celebrity Slams Eric Omondi 05 Dec 2016 - It seems that Tanzanians are ganging up against Eric Omondi.
Just last week, Tz comedian Steve Nyerere blasted the Kenyan comedian saying he lacks originality. Speaking on EATV’s eNewz, Nyerere said he is yet to see any outstanding piece of comedy done by Eric Omondi.
Read: Tanzanian Comedian: ‘Eric Omondi Lacks Originality’
Now, Tanzanian singer Barakah The Prince has joined in the furor among...
Nairobi Wire: Rabbit's Kaka Empire Partners With Unicef Kenya For Humanitarian Initiative 05 Dec 2016 - King Kaka and UNICEF Kenya Representative Werner Schultink shake hands after signing new partnership for Tunakula Life na Adabu Initiative
High flying rapper King Kaka and his artist management stable Kaka Empire have scored another lucrative partnership.
Last week Friday, Kaka Empire entered into a partnership with UNICEF Kenya to help eradicate AIDS among adolescents. The initiative is called...
Nairobi Wire: Watch Eric Omondi's Akorino Version Of Sauti Sol's ‘Kuliko Jana’ (Video) 05 Dec 2016 - Eric Omondi just pulled off yet another surprise in his latest parody.
The comedian who has this year been making parodies of popular songs and imitating celebrities and public figure has taken on the highly acclaimed song ‘Kuliko Jana’ by award winning boy band Sauti Sol.
Omondi’s version is an Akorino refix that is reminiscent of the song ‘Kiriro’ by Daddy Owen and...