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· August, 2006

Stories about Kenya from August, 2006

Kenya: Blogger says he suspects intelligence people hacked into his site

You Missed This draws attention to the threat of censorship, where those who are unhappy with what bloggers are doing may choose to ruin their site by hacking into it....

Kenya: Man Gives Deadly Gift To Lover

For two hearts in love no price is too much to pay and no gift is too expensive to give. Perhaps, this could be taken to the extreme, where roses...

Kenya: Corruption a way of life

“In Kenya corruption is such a way of life” writes Girl in the Meadow as she describes an encounter with a bribe-taking policeman.

Kenya: “I am African” Aids campaign criticised

Mshairi had a dig at a new HIV/Aids fundraising campaign that uses posters of celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow wearing face paint and beads next to the slogan “I am African”....

Kenya: Praise piles up for Obama visit

Whispering Inn joined other Kenyan bloggers welcoming the visit of Barack Obama, the USA's only black senator, to the country. “[Obama has been] chewing out president Kibaki for State-sanctioned corruption,...

Kenya: Thousands flock to see Obama

Barack Obama, the USA's only black senator, is visiting his father's Kenyan homeland. “Everyone, and everything, from the man on the street, to livestock, to stray cats and dogs, to...

Kenya: Wedding season hits Nairobi

AfroFeminista talks us through the travails of being single during the busy wedding season in Kenya's capital Nairobi. “Why do i feel on a subconscious level like my present experience...

African Women This Month

Literature, music and blog redesigns are three of the themes in the African women's blogosphere this month. Molara Wood and Mama's Junkyard have both redesigned their blogs. Molara has chosen...

Kenya: Emillion lies

Foot-In-Mouth on “emillion lies.” Emilio is the name of Mwai Kibaki, the President of Kenya.

Kenya: Disagreeing with Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs argues that giving birth to less poor people is the best course of action in the future. Bullets and Honey does not think so.

Kenya: Poem for Pluto

“Poor Old Pluto” has lost its planet status: a poem.

Africa: Is the Battle against AIDS Lost?

Forum Realisance believes (Fr) former colonial powers and pharmaceutical companies are partially to blame for the AIDS crisis but saves harsher words for Africans and failed African leaders: ” Ignorance...

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