Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today – August 8

Article by Oliver
Posted: August 08, 2019  

Victor Wanyama Sues Menengai Oil for Image Use

Victor Wanyama is suing Menengai Oil Refineries for using his image to allegedly market their brands, without his consent. The Harambee Stars captain claims that Menengai Oil posted a photo of him, alongside two others, wishing team Kenya success during the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations game. However, Wanyama believes the tweeted image was used to promote the company’s products saying, “If the message was meant for the whole team, photo comprising the whole team could have been used”. Menengai Oil is yet to issue a response regarding the claim.

Java House Treats Kenyans to Kshs. 20 Coffee

Java House treated Kenyans to single coffees at a Kshs. 20 flat rate on Wednesday, in celebration of their 20th anniversary. The offer ran between two subsequent timings; 6am and 10am, with the second offer running between 4pm and 6pm at all branches countrywide. The coffees were limited to a maximum of three cups per person, and Kenyans did not hold back, as they thronged the coffee houses for the #20YearsofJavaLove promotion.

Disney to Remake ‘Home Alone’ for Disney+

A ‘Home Alone’ remake is in the works for Disney’s upcoming Disney+ streaming service, CEO Bob Iger announced on Wednesday. “We are also focused on leveraging Fox’s vast library of great titles to further enrich the content mix on our platforms, for example, reimagining Home Alone…”,said Iger at a conference. Disney acquired Fox’s assets worth $71 billion, including some of the company’s biggest movies. No further details have been disclosed on the remake and cast involved in the ‘Home Alone’ film.However, there were varying reactions to the news;

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