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· April, 2006

Stories about Kenya from April, 2006

Kenya: recycling and innovation

Kikuyumoja’s realm has some suggestions for recyling your old desktop – you could also check out his innovative water heater as well.

Kenya: Solar and economic hit men

Afromusings returns once again to ” Confessions of an Economic Hitman” and asks if you can guess which African country refused to join Bush's Coalition of the Willing? Some more...

Barber Shop in Lomut, West Pokot, Kenya

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Kenya: African artifacts in the West

Mama's Junkyard comments on a recent piece in the UK Guardian which argues in favour of Western countries keeping artifacts that belong to African countries. One justification given is ”...

Kenya: Ministerial perks

You missed this writes on Kenyan ministers whose perks have been increased and asks “what the MPs are going to do with all the extra tax-payers money that they are...

African music #7

Nothing beats a music festival. You meet like the music lovers, people interested in the genre and enjoy the good party vibe. And though you know the lineup in advance...

Kenya: We are not all running

Kenyan blogger Gukira writes that not all Kenyans are runners and wonders what Kenyans are running from? “As the Kenyan sport, running is less a ritual of patriotism than a...

Writings from the Kenyan Sphere

Kenyans mourned the passing of several people. There was a tragic plane crash where 14 people lost their lives, including several members of parliament and government officials, who were on...

Kenya: Blog awards

Kenyan Unlimited Kaybee Awards 2006 are now out. A list of winners and nominees can be found on their website. Congratulations to all this years winners.

African women this week.

Congratulations to Kenyan women bloggers who have won Kenya Unlimited Kaybee awards 2006. Mshairi for best poetry blog; Gussaurus for best new blog and most interactive blog; Mama's Junkyard for...

Kenya: Anglican Church in Africa

Kenyan blog, The Shipwright Returns writes that the center of the Anglican Church is now in the global south…“If the new Christendom had a world capital based on the location...

Kenya: media presentations on Africa

Kikuyumoja’s realm comments on the journal, New African….. “the lasting impression is that they are constantly trying to portray this modern picture of the continent – the focus, it seems,...

Kenya: Sexual Offences Act

Feminist African Sister is outraged that activists are having to lobby some Kenyan parliamentarians on the passing of the Sexual Offences Act. “Because, in my book the only reason one...

Kenya: Broadcasting from parliament

Bankelele reports on the opening of the Kenyan parliament to the media to show the hearing in which members spoke on their colleagues who died in the recent plane crash....

Kenya: Africa Network Project

White African still needs your vote on the “African Network” project – “please email your friends from the ChangeThis website. I’m sitting right around 160 votes and could really use...

Kenya: It Implementation

AfroMusing continues with explanations on the Solo project (design of a solar powered computer). Part III “What next, what now – which style of IT implementation is more appropriate to...

Kenya: Kaybees Award

Mshairi: All the nominations are now out for the Kaybee Awards (Kenyan blog awards) the winners will be announced on April 19th

Kenya: Rudeness in the Blogosphere

Diary of a Mad Kenyan Woman comments on rudeness in the blogosphere. In particularl she picks out those who conduct their rudeness annoymously or by using pseudonyms’.. …..”I am thinking...

Kenya: air crash

Steve Ntwiga Mugiri reports and comments on the Kenyan air crash last Monday...”The death of these citizens is a great loss to the country especially that of Dr. Godana whom...

Imagining Ourselves

Kenyan Pundit writes on a project called “Imagining Ourselves” which is “a platform for young women to create positive change in their lives, their communities, and the world.”

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