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· February, 2006

Stories about Kenya from February, 2006

A List of French Authors Who Have Written on Africa

At the blog Conscious Generation, Another Africa blogger HBG publishes (FR) an exhaustive list of French authors who have written on Africa along with names of their works.

Kenya: Poverty eradication industry

ThinkersRoom comments on the growing poverty eradication industry…“Poverty is one of the biggest employers, and what’s more, has created some of the biggest gravy trains in history”

The week in Kenyan Blogs

Image courtesy of White African This week has Kenyan bloggers writing about very diverse topics, let us start with sports White African reminisces about rugby in Kenyan High schools ,...

Voices of African Women Bloggers

Mshairi calls for the abuse of women bloggers to stop! She recalls two recent incidents in the blogosphere where male bloggers “discussed and described women in misogynistic terms.” “The descriptions...

Kenya: press freedom

You Missed This reports that the Kenyan government has used an old colonial law to charge the entire staff of the “Weekly Citizen with publishing an alarming report. All 11...

Uganda: rappers

Kikuyumoja’s realm post some videos of Ugandan rappers “the next generation in Uganda“

Kenya: Revenu collection harassment

Bankelele complains about the increasing harassment in the name of revenue collection that is taking place in Nairobi.…”

Kenya: sycophancy & corruption

Kenyan blogger, The Girl in the Meadow publishes a poem to express her distaste of sycophancy and corruption in high places.

Kenya: Ted 2006

Kenyan Pundit and Ethan are both at the TED 2006 conference in California. Both have a number of posts covering the conference. Kenyan Pundit and My Heart's in Accra.

Cartoons & the history of race relations in the West

Gukira takes a new approach towards Western cartoons and puts the whole thing in an historical context.…”To trace a history of cartoons in Euro-America is to trace a history of...

KenyanSphere this week

Bankelele is moving house, and is finding it more time consuming and frustrating than he had thought — the ranks of real estate agents are stuffed with crooks and conmen...

Kenya: schools rugby

White African comments on the world of Kenyan school rugby and asks readers to tell him which school is the best.

Female body

What an African Women Thinks discusses the issue of the “female body”, “image” “diet” ……Bombarded by these images every which way she turns, how can today’s average woman not become...

African women blogging this week

As per usual, African women have blogged about a variety of issues over the last week. Incidences of violence are rising in Uganda as the country prepares to hold general...

Kenya: reforestation

Afromusing comments on the depleted forest lands of Kenya and the need to replant trees. Would you be willing to spend $5 to replant trees? If so contact Afromusing.

Kenya: Bean harvest

Adrian of This and That writes about the bean harvest in his home town, Loitokitok, Kenya. He has some excellent photos too showing the harvest process.

Kenya: Spying on spys

Bankelele points to a report in Africa Confidential reports that President Kibaki and intelligence chief, Brigadier Wilson Boinet” knew that Githongo was covertly recording conversations with senior officials in the...

Kenya: recycled topics

MentalAcrobatics discusses “recycled topics” in the Kenyan blogosphere - ““so and so is a spy / agent of the government / C.I.D / Special Branch etc sent to watch us...

Kenya: Rugby 7s in LA

Rugby is on the mind of many Kenyans – Afromusing and Magaidi report from a Rugby fest in LA last weekend in which Kenya took part………The sea of red black...

Kenya: Love Chronicles – the end

Gukira finally and sadly ends his Love Chronicles with number XIV……..of the many comments “I read the chronicles from end to beginning, wondering where I've been all this time. I'm...

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