Stories about Kenya from August, 2005
Arjen Westra (AfrikaReporter) hopes that the rights of women will be better protected in Kenya's new constitution.
The Kenya Democracy Project reacts with irony and concern for civil society after the government dissolves an NGO umbrella body.
“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.
Bankelele reviews stockbrokers in Nairobi, in a post entitled “Where to buy shares”.
Emeka Okafor at Timbuktu Chronicles reports on open source initiatives across Africa on Software Freedom Day.
M at Thinker's Room shares the trials and tribulations of Kenyan passport applications, in preparation for a trip to Botswana.
Kenya Democracy Project reports on the freeing (on bond) of Father Gabriel Dolan and 23 other land-rights activists from the Rift Valley.
MMK, over at African Bullets and Honey, decries the attitude of the Kenyan government to its athletes in the wake of the World Championships in Helsinki.
The Kenya Democracy Project puts up a long post about Kenyan women who blog.
Bankelele writes about tree farming in Kenya.
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 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...
Mentalacrobatics celebrates the fact that the Kenyan Blogs Webring has grown to more than 100 members.
Kenyan Transportation Minister Chris Murungaru has had his UK visa revoked last week; African Bullets and Honey looks at the psychology of the London visit for Kenyan politicians.