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· December, 2005

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from December, 2005

Uganda: Travels In

  30 December 2005

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50 minutes from Nairobi to Entebbe. From there an less than an hour to Kampala

Uganda: Travels In

  30 December 2005

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50 minutes from Nairobi to Entebbe. From there an less than an hour to Kampala

Uganda: Travels In

  30 December 2005

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50 minutes from Nairobi to Entebbe. From there an less than an hour to Kampala

Kenya: God and Institutions

  30 December 2005

What an African Woman Thinks continues with her questions around God, this time is institutions…… Is slotting us into institutions God's way of encouraging us to die to self?

South Africa: how to get rich

  30 December 2005

White African points to an essay on how to become a millionaire……..Paul Graham’s essay’s are all incredibly well written and great reads. I particularly enjoyed “How to Make Wealth“, here’s a quote:

Ghana: Christmas

  30 December 2005

The Trials and Tribulations of Freshly-Arrived Denizen gives us a taste of Christmas in Accra.

Nigeira: Telecoms

  30 December 2005

Chippla's Weblog takes a critical look at Nigeria's telecoms industry……………The Nigerian Telecommunications Limited, or NITEL as it is widely known, had been doing this ever since it was established. And while much of the world, yes even countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, happened to be enjoying the use of mobile telephones...

Kenya: Geeky sites

  30 December 2005

Kenyan Pundit is having a great holiday and is very busy. Nonetheless she spares us a few minutes to wish everyone a Happy New Year and points to some geeky sites…..

Sub-Saharan Africa: Blog Quiz

29 December 2005

What do you know about Africa? About African bloggers? Find out with the 2005 BlogAfrica/Global Voices African blog quiz! If your score is 60% or below, make a New Years’ Resolution to read more African blogs in 2006!

Gambia: Con Artistry

  29 December 2005

Gambian reports that the Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh has perfected the art of con artistry.

Zimbabwe: Missing the Point

  29 December 2005

Dumisani argues that journalists, writers, and thinkers miss the “point” when it comes to their analysis and coverage of Africa.

Ghana: Solar Power

  29 December 2005

Timbuktu Chronicles informs us about a solar-powered community center in Ghana.

Kenya: Primary Education

  29 December 2005

Mental Acrobatics names the oldest person to start primary education in Kenya, Mzee Maruge, the person of the year. Mzee Maruge spoke at the United Nations about the importance of free primary education.

Kenya in London and Goose for xmas dinner

  26 December 2005

African Bullets & Honey shares his xmas dinner of wild goose….For dinner we baked the wild goose marinated in tangerines, strawberries, red onions, garlic and clove powder among other spices. Then brown basmati rice; a sweet potato and leeks stuffing; spinach with mushrooms; a moist carrot cake made with dark...

Nigeria: Xmas in my home town

  26 December 2005

Jangbalajugbu-Homeland Stories writes that like millions of other Nigerians at Christmas time, he is off to his home town which is called Saki in Oyo State where the heat is intense and the hammatan season is in full force. “Saki is like some two and a half hours from Ibadan,...

South Africa: Nelson Mandela Sq

  26 December 2005

Mzansi Afrika points to some photographs of Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg, South Africa which ironically is situated in “most upmarket shopping and dining destinations. The area is situated in the exclusive northern suburbs of Johannesburg, and is surrounded by luxury hotels”.

Kenya: White Christmas/white Jesus

26 December 2005

What an African Woman Thinks the questions the idea of a “white Christimas” in Kenya and the possibility of a “White Jesus” ………….. I said, in mitigation, in defence of Pastors M, L and S, absent for lack of notice, that perhaps they’d been bombarded so long with the blue-eyed...

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