Nairobi Wire

  • Nairobi Wire: Sh90 Government Unga Spotted In Canada Supermarket… Price – Sh1200
    18 Jul 2017 - If you’re having difficulties finding unga on supermarket shelves, perhaps you should blame Canada. The subsidized flour has been elusive for many weeks, an now we think we know why. At Sh90, many businessmen have been accused of hiking this price. Apparently, they repackage it in clear papers and sell it in villages and small towns at a very high mark up. But I have to admit, the profit...
  • Nairobi Wire: One Guy Shows Up For Running Mate Debate, Nails It (Video)
    18 Jul 2017 - Why would a bunch of nobodies hoping to be the next Deputy President decline the chance to appear on all national TVs for 90 minutes free of charge? That was the question many Kenyans were asking yesterday when Eliud Muthiora Kariara took the stage as the only running mate to turn up for the deputy president’s debate. Some of the other presidential candidates refused to have their running...
  • Nairobi Wire: Booming Business: Lee Funeral Home Acquires New Sleek Sh17 Million Hearse
    17 Jul 2017 - It is peak season for Nairobi’s premier mortuary, Lee Funeral Home. Kenyans have been making jokes how their biggest client, Nairobi Hospital, has come through in a big way these past few weeks. But it appears the only person laughing is the owner of Lee Funeral Home. With high profile deaths of politicians starting with GG Kariuki, Joseph Nkaissery and Nicholas Biwott in quick succession,...
  • Nairobi Wire: Everything You Need To Know About ‘Yaliyo Ndwele Sipite’ Hitmaker
    17 Jul 2017 - He first grabbed people’s attention when he did a parody of U.S President Donald Trump earlier this year. And now, MC Njagi is flying high after capitalizing on Wavinya Ndeti’s proverbial gaffe ‘Yaliyo Ndwele Sipite.’ Also Read: Watch ‘Tilambu’..The Hilarious Kamba Song Celebrating Donald Trump’s Presidency (VIDEO) Slightly over a week ago, he returned with a new Jubilee...
  • Nairobi Wire: ‘I Worked As A Dishwasher To Earn Extra Money.’ Kagwe Mungai Opens Up About Campus Life
    17 Jul 2017 - Kagwe Mungai, one of Kenya’s most promising artists, started pursuing music at age 13. It was not until 2012 when he got his big break following the release of the EP ‘It Only Gets Better.’ And it has gotten better for the Taurus Musik signed artist over the years. He is currently riding high with the hit ‘Nyumbani’ featuring Congo’s Alicios Theluji. Kagwe is also a music...
  • Nairobi Wire: Eric Omondi's Parody Of Nyashinski's ‘Now You Know’ Is What Kenya Needs In This Election Period
    17 Jul 2017 - Eric Omondi has released a new parody music video and this one is more serious than what we are used to. In his new creative parody dubbed ‘Now You Know’, the comedian has deviated from the norm, sacrificing his renowned ‘madness’ for a more serious message. ‘Now You Know’ is a parody of Nyashinksi’s mega comeback single with the same title. Just like he did with the parody of the massive...
  • Nairobi Wire: Crazy Kenyans! Watch Hilarious Kenyan Remix Of ‘Despacito’ (Video)
    17 Jul 2017 - Everyone’s favorite parody musician Emily Muna is back with another one. She first became an internet sensation last year when she did a rendition of Charlie Puth’s hit song ‘One Call Away.’ Nyeri Woman Sings Hilarious Rendition of Charlie Puth’s Song ‘One Call Away’ (VIDEO) Muna alias Wanjiru wa Nyîrî, has this time remixed the mega worldwide hit ‘Despacito’ by Luis Fonsi...
  • Nairobi Wire: Hilarious Meme Compilation (Monday July 17)
    17 Jul 2017 - Some of the best memes we could find today. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Funny Posts By Kenyans On Social Media To Take Away Your Monday Blues
    17 Jul 2017 - As usual, we begin the week with a compilation of some of the craziest and hilarious posts and memes going viral on social media. Here’s your weekly dose to take help overcome those Monday Blues. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: All The Trending Images This Monday
    17 Jul 2017 - Let’s look at what’s trending on Twitter today. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Crazy! These Are The Funny Pics Going Viral On Social Media
    17 Jul 2017 - Here’s our weekly compilation of some of the craziest snaps and memes doing rounds on the internet. As usual, we hope they take those Monday blues away. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: David Rudisha Leaves Twitter In Stitches With Hilarious Grammatical Error
    17 Jul 2017 - The queen’s language is not Kenyans’ cup of tea. This is usually quite pronounced among our elite athletes whenever they are holding TV interviews after victories. David Rudisha is one of the few who are actually reasonably good in English. And he needs to be because of his high profile that comes with lots of endorsements. But this does not mean he is immune from the occasional slips...
  • Nairobi Wire: Hussein Mohamed To Moderate Deputy President's Debate… But Ruto Will Skip
    17 Jul 2017 - It has now been confirmed that Deputy President William Ruto will skip the Deputy President’s debate scheduled for tonight at Catholic University. Jubilee has already stated that President Uhuru will not participate in the Presidential debate, but that can change as the date approaches. It was probably assumed that Ruto would make an appearance and go head to head with Kalonzo, since he is...
  • Nairobi Wire: Dennis Okari Posts On Social For The First Time Since Split With Betty Kyallo
    14 Jul 2017 - Dennis Okari is back on social media after taking a long hiatus following his highly publicized break up with Betty Kyallo. The two journalists went their separate ways just six months after tying the knot in an internet-breaking wedding in October 2015. As the shocking news of their breakup unfolded, Dennis Okari remained silent about the whole mess and even took down all his posts on social...
  • Nairobi Wire: Winter Is Here – White Walkers Invade London (Video)
    14 Jul 2017 - Londoners casually going about their business yesterday might have looked up from their phones to see a terrifying sight — a band of White Walkers trolling the city. Thankfully, they weren’t out for blood. They were there to promote the season premiere of Game of Thrones. The Night King and his minions toured some of London’s most popular sites to get people hyped about what is sure...
  • Nairobi Wire: Chaos In Thika As Raila's Motorcade Is Pelted With Stones By Rowdy Youth (Video)
    14 Jul 2017 - The National Super Alliance (NASA) campaign rally in Thika ended in chaos when supporters of the ruling Jubilee Party clashed with those of the Opposition. NASA co-principals Raila Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi had convened their public meeting in Thika town but it was disrupted by rowdy youth. Minutes after Raila Odinga began his address outside Thika Stadium, the youths shouted him down forcing...
  • Nairobi Wire: Omg! Nyeri Businessman Uses Cockerel Given By Witchdoctor To Guard His Bar (Photos)
    14 Jul 2017 - Residents of Mathira in Nyeri County have been left stunned with the bizarre sighting of a cockerel whose job is to guard a business premises. This is after a bar owner in the area sought the services of a witchdoctor to help flush out thieves who have been stealing from his business. His bar in Mathira Constituency has been broken into several times and property of unknown value stolen. He is...
  • Nairobi Wire: Hilarious Meme Compilation (Friday July 14)
    14 Jul 2017 - The slide below is our compilation of some funny memes for today. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: All The Trending Pics This Furahiday
    14 Jul 2017 - These are the images trending on Twitter today. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire
  • Nairobi Wire: Hilarious – 40+ Kenyan Towns And The Origin Of Their Names
    14 Jul 2017 - We have seen articles detailing the origin of names of Kenyan towns. We’ve heard about Roysambu being the local man’s understanding and pronunciation of colonial’s ‘Royal Suburb’. Kariokor was apparently Carrier Corps, and the list goes on. Those are however the ones everyone knows. Another list has now come out. More detailed and comprehensive, and I must say, this...
  • Nairobi Wire: Nasa Ships In Hi-Tech Communication Devices To Protect Their Votes
    14 Jul 2017 - Nasa is quite serious about protecting their vote this time round. It has been reported that the coalition has already shipped in hundreds of communication gadgets in their vote protection strategy. According to the Star, the first batch arrived in the country last week and was delivered to a warehouse in Westlands, Nairobi. More of these devices are expected before the elections, in time to be...
  • Nairobi Wire: Bonfire Owner Gifts Wife New Range Rover For Her Birthday, Brings City To A Standstill (Photos)
    14 Jul 2017 - Who said Kenyan men are not romantic. Bonfire Adventures CEO, Simon Kabu on Thursday made his wife, Sarah Kabu, the envy of women across the city after throwing her a grandiose birthday party that brought business in the city center to a standstill. In addition to the Sh5 Million party, the businessman surprised his wife with a sleek new Range Rover. The German machine was delivered in a...
  • Nairobi Wire: Mind-Boggling – Full List Of Companies Owned By Nicholas Biwott
    14 Jul 2017 - It is widely accepted that Nicholas Biwott did not acquire his vast wealth genuinely. He was the big man at a time when corruption in government was the norm and on a massive scale. His name was linked to various scandals, and it was said that whenever a foreigner wanted to invest locally, Biwott had to be looped into the project and given a share. As a result, Biwott grew into an incredibly...
  • Nairobi Wire: The Day Biwott Was Slapped So Hard He Flew From His Chair
    13 Jul 2017 - Nicholas Biwott was at some point regarded as the second most powerful man in Kenya. Despite his closeness to President Moi and his very public life, he had a very mysterious private life. By the time of his death this week, not many Kenyans can recall the height of his power. Indeed, many 90s kids only hear stories. But perhaps the most interesting stories I’ve ever heard about ‘...
  • Nairobi Wire: My Encounter With Biwott: He Grabbed My Soda And Drank It From The Bottle
    13 Jul 2017 - Following the passing of Nicholas Biwott this week, Kenyans who had the rare encounter with the total man have been sharing their stories. It is a well-known fact that Biwott, who was at some point regarded as the second most powerful man in Kenya, led a mysterious private life. The former Keiyo South MP was also quite cautious as he would not take drinks or food served directly to him for fear...
  • Nairobi Wire: Citizen TV Journalists Survive Plane Crash After Take-Off From Wilson Airport
    13 Jul 2017 - A light aircraft transporting three journalists crashed landed on Wednesday afternoon shortly after takeoff from the Wilson Airport. On board were two crew and three Citizen Tv journalists – two reporters and a cameraman – headed to a NASA rally in Baringo County. All five passengers including the pilot survived the crash with injuries and were rushed to the Nairobi West Hospital in...
  • Nairobi Wire: Angry Makueni Residents Lynch 65-Year-Old Woman For ‘Bewitching’ Pupils
    13 Jul 2017 - Irate residents of Mwana Village in Makeuni County on Tuesday night set a woman on fire for allegedly bewitching pupils in the area. The attackers believed that Grace Mwanza, 65, was behind a mysterious wave of hysterical behaviour that affected pupils of Mwende Primary School. Mbooni East OCPD Peter Njeru told the Nation that the attackers went to her home, beat her up, and set her on fire. He...
  • Nairobi Wire: Maina Kageni Goes Off Air To Meet Wayne Rooney In Tanzania (Photos)
    13 Jul 2017 - Maina Kageni has been off the air for a couple of days now, leaving his Classic 105 listeners with more questions than answers. The popular Morning Show presenter said he would be out of the country for a while but never really revealed where. As it turns out, Maina took a short trip to neighboring Tanzania to meet one of his all-time favorite football stars, Wayne Rooney. Didn’t think I...
  • Nairobi Wire: Babu Owino's Wife Wooes Voters In Embakasi, Skips Rope With Young Girls (Photos)
    13 Jul 2017 - Until recently, the general population had no idea that controversial student leader Babu Owino was a married man. For Nairobi Wire readers the secret was out as early as 2015. Read: Meet Babu Owino’s Gorgeous Wife (PHOTOS) The Embakasi East Parliamentary aspirant made headlines last month when he ‘unveiled’ his wife, Fridah Muthoni Owino. The SONU Chairman had on June 17 attended a...
  • Nairobi Wire: Hilarious Meme Compilation (Thursday July 13)
    13 Jul 2017 - Here’s today’s meme compilation. Ⓒ 2014 Nairobi Wire

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