Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· November, 2005

Stories about Kenya from November, 2005

Kenya: politics

Kenyan Pundit reports that she is “sick and tired of Kenyan politics”….responding to a comment on the sloth that is Kenyan and African politics, she writes “The sloth has unfortunately...

Kenya: HIV/AIDS

“This time he has gone to far” writes Feminist African Sister. “As Kenya made it's application for the PEPFAR funds, it emerged that Bush has extended the GAG rule, to...

Africa: Western Media reports

Ethan Zuckerman, My Hearts in Accra comments on a New York Times article that has belatedly ‘discovered’ the state sponsored violence that took place in Ethiopia earliar this month. He...

Cameroon: Solar light & WiFi

Afromusing writes about a recent initiative in Cameroon that links a solar street light with WiFi and network technology which she suggests could go hand in hand with the $100...

Kenya: Referendum

Diary of a Mad Kenyan Woman adds her thoughts to the Kenyan Blogosphere discussion on the Constitutional referendum.….”And the Oranges have it!! To all you English history freaks out there,...

Kenyan Pundit has a photo essay from the Kenyan referendum vote…and adds her comments on the vote…“Mood on the ground as far as I can tell is that people are...

Kenya: Referendum

Yebo Gogo gives praise to Kenya's constitutional referendum vote….Rarely do African people get to vote in free and fair elections that will make a serious impact on their lives. But...

Kiswahili Blogosphere This Week

Cows, human beings and camels – Indian Ocean, Tanzania by Michuzi Official records in Tanzania and elsewhere state that in 1964 Tanganyika and Zanzibar united to form the United Republic...

Kenya: celebrating 30

What an African Woman Thinks celebrates being in her thirty’s despite being told by the Nation newspaper that she is “in a sorry state, being in my mid thirties with...

Kenya: voter apathy

Kenyan blogger, Bankelele comments on voter apathy in Monday's referendum on the nation's constitution……”Voter turnout was less than half of what was expected in most areas. Fatigue over the whole...

Kenya: Referendum

MentalAcrobatics commenting on yesterday's referendum in Kenya is disappointed that some MPs refused to reveal which side they supported in the vote…..”I feel that there is one group of people...

Kenya: Inequality

Feminist African Sister has a shopping experience in which she personally experiences the inequalities that exist in Kenyan society….”That is the state of inequality in Kenya. Yes it is also...

Kenya and the Constitutional Referendum

Kenyans vote today, November 21, on a referendum to a draft constitution that has acrimoniously divided the country. President Mwai Kibaki leads the ‘Yes’ campaign, symbolised by a banana, and...

Kenya: wildlife giveaway

Mentalacrobatics asks what the Kenyan government has against wildlife. …“First of all it goes giving away National Parks, in a move which was illegal, to buy votes in the referendum...

Kenya: ICC nomination

Kenyan Pundit expresses disappointment at the nomination of Effie Owour to the ICC (International Criminal Court). ....”So our government has a rare chance to send one of our best and...

US – travel procedures

Afromusing relays her most recent experience of travelling in the US and the inconsistency of airline security procedures - or is there some racial element involved?

Rwanda

African Woman has been spending some time in the US and wonders why 10 years after the event Americans are so “interested”in Rwanda….”Why is the US suddenly so revved up?...

Kenya: johnson-sirleaf

Mentalacrobatics congratulates Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on winning the Liberian elections and more…. “Congratulations to the people of Liberia the latest example that, despite the hype, democratic elections do work in Africa”.

Kenya – Rugby

For rugby lovers only – ThinkersRoom reminisces about Haka, Tana Umaga, scrums, props and lineups – thats rugby to you and I – if you still dont know what rugby...

Africa Corruption

Kenyan Pundit asks “Can someone please tell me why “lobbying” and “campaign finance” and “fraud” are always the words used to describe instances of corruption/bribery when it occurs in the...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site