Kenya's Trending Topics on October 25, 2018

  • Ethiopia's first female President Sahle-Work Zewde previously worked as United Nations Nairobi Office Director-General.

    She had served in the role from 2011 before she quit the job in July 2018.  

    She became a trending topic on Thursday after she was elected president. Here are some of the comments that were posted on the trending topic "Sahle-Work Zewde".

    Maribe

    Embattled journalist Jacque Maribe trended on Thursday after her employer, Royal Media Services (RMS) released a letter concerning her.

    In the letter, Group Managing Director Wachira Waruru asked the court to grant Maribe's bail request acknowledging that she is still their employee.

    "Maribe has had a clean record while in the employment of the company.

    "Having engaged her for the last six years and assessing her performance, we hereby vouch for her character and recommend for her admission to bail," the letter read in part.

    Here are some of the posts that were shared.

    Eric Omondi/ Otile Brown/ Vera Sidika

    The three Kenyan celebrities were trending on Twitter after the comedian announced that he had a special message for the socialite and the musician who recently broke up.

    Photos of Eric Omondi and his girlfriend were posted side by side with photos of Vera and Otile Brown in similar poses.

    Here are some of the posts that were shared.