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· December, 2005

Stories about Kenya from December, 2005

Kenya: God and Institutions

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?

Kenya: Geeky sites

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...

Kenya: Primary Education

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...

Kenya: US, foreigners and privacy

Gukira writing from the US complains that foreigners are not getting the same protection as US citizens in Bush's latest move to invade people's privacy……..”Repeatedly, leaders have condemned this “invasion...

Kenya: getting lost in Nairobi

Moving back home is busy getting lost in Nairobi….”.i am unsure how people who have never lived in this city, get around. honestly. there are no map-books. and even if...

Kenya: Scientific maps

Kikuyumoja’s realm shares her wonderful discovery of scientific maps of Kenya….and came across a HUGE collection of amazingly detailed maps for scientific use – scanned & published online by the...

Kenya: Journalism

Kenyan Pundit continues here write up on “What is ailing Kenyan journalism” with a Part III…..Part I and Part II

Africa: Pan African broadcaster needed

What an African Woman Wants is a Pan African broadcaster on the lines of Al Jazeera. She does not discount the BBC, CNN etc and the African journalists who work...

Kenya: Wildlife and Dreams of Thailand

The new scourge in Kenya is ” animals are suffering”. Kenyan wildlife is being exported to Thailand! African Bullets and Honey has some dreams around this subject. “From the slopes...

Kenya: Micro financing

Afromusing writes about the concept of “micro-financing“……By eliminating the red tape that banks and financial institutions bring with them, this really simplifies the implimentation of grassroot projects that could help...

Voices from Kiswahili Blogosphere

Mawazo na Mawaidha from Kenya follows closely localization of different versions of computer software and programs in Swahili. This week he writes and comments briefly on the launching of Swahili...

Kenya: What is God for?

What an African Woman Wants asks if God is not going to give her what “he” wants then “what on earth is God for“? Good question!……….”If only He would see...

Kenya: going home

Moving Back Home (to Nairobi) is still learning and observing life in Nairobi for the 20 and 30 somethings…”did i mention that i LOVE nairobi. i LOVE nairobi. something about...

Kenya: Poetry

ThinkersRoom gets into some melancholy poetry…. “The Rain of Tears“….

Kenya: Book reviews

African Bullets & Honey posts some critical reviews of “Okri, Naipaul and Arundhati” by one John Dolan and basks in his (Dolan's) particularly unpleasant bushwaking of the three writers..

Kenya: Lazy press

Kenyan Pundit comments on the amnesia of the Kenyan Press….”I think the Kenyan press is no less complicit and it is time that they should be taken to task. For...

Kenya: Blogs unlimited

MentalAcrobatics introduces the new Kenyan Unlimited Open Blog – “There have been waves in the Kenyan blogosphere with the launch of the KenyaUnlimited Open Blog. This Open Blog is an...

Kenyan Sphere Blog hopping

The Kenyan Open blog launched recently, the idea behind it is to “be able to track and trace issues that are of relevance to the Kenyan blogosphere or being debated...

Kenya: Civic education

Gukira suggests a year long campaign whereby the people can grade their leaders by answering the following three questions: * What did your MP promise during election campaigns? * Has...

Kenya: development alternatives

Kenyan Pundit reports on an interview in German news magazine, Der Spiegel with Kenyan economist James Shikwati on “Alternatives to the current development model”.

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