· August, 2005

Stories about Kenya from August, 2005

Kenya: Imagine you are a girl

31 August 2005

Arjen Westra (AfrikaReporter) hopes that the rights of women will be better protected in Kenya's new constitution.

Kenya: A blow for civil society?

24 August 2005

The Kenya Democracy Project reacts with irony and concern for civil society after the government dissolves an NGO umbrella body.

Kenya: Quotations from women

23 August 2005

“As a woman, I have no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.” For the author of these lines, and for other quotations from influential female writers, see Mshairi.

Software Freedom Day

  22 August 2005

Emeka Okafor at Timbuktu Chronicles reports on open source initiatives across Africa on Software Freedom Day.

Kenya: Making an exit

21 August 2005

M at Thinker's Room shares the trials and tribulations of Kenyan passport applications, in preparation for a trip to Botswana.

Kenya: Chocolate Teapots

9 August 2005

Thinker's Room wonders why weren't Kenya's politicians at a ceremony observing the August 7, 1998 bombing of the American Embassy in Nairobi.

The BBC sponsors African blogs

  8 August 2005

The BBC has a long tradition of encouraging readers and listeners of their Africa service to talk about their views of the continent, running features like “Why I Love Africa”, where Africans and afrophiles are invited to share their positive visions of the continent. They've recently gone a step farther...