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· September, 2006

Stories about Kenya from September, 2006

Africa: renewable technologies

Africa Unchained writes, “Karekezi, S…surveys (PDF) the dissemination of renewable technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa…and attempts to evaluate the potential for these technologies to meet the energy needs of Africa’s poor…“

Kenya/Tanzania: Kilimanjaro is in Tanzania because Mombasa is in Kenya

“Mount Kilimanjaro is in Tanzania: because Mombasa is in Kenya,” reveals MyAfrica.

Kenya: know your MP

Kenyan Pundit asks, “What would you like to know about your MP?“

Kenya: making money online

Kumekucha writes about the top revenue generating Kenyan website: “In fact many Kenyans blogs and web sites have taken full advantage of innovative online revenue generating tools. Top on the...

Africa: Africans ahead of rest of the world

Ethan offers four areas where Africa is leading the rest of the world.

Kenya: land grabbers become millionaires

Report: Land grabbers become millionaires in Kenya, via Kenyan Pundit.

Africa: Moving on from the digital indaba

Meskel Square on “Moving on from the Digital Indaba“: “Overall it was a huge success. One way of judging that is to look at all the discussions that are still...

Kenya: voters guide

A blogger's voters guide to Kenya's next general election.

Kenya: what Kenyans are saying about Odinga

Kumekucha Kisumu writes about Raila Odinga, the leading opposition politician in Kenya, “In Luo Nyanza Raila has cultivated a cult of personality that is the envy of many a politician....

Africa: digital citizen indaba controversy

It is most likely that the organizers of the Digital Citizen Indaba on Blogging in South Africa did not anticipate the controversy that has dominated the African blogosphere for about...

East Africa: Swahili text-to-speech software released

My Africa informs us about a new Swahili text-to-speech software released by the Local Language Speech Technology Initiative (LLSTI).

Kenya: is John Githongo a blogger?

Does Githongo have a blog?, asks Kenyan Entrepreneur. He also shares his views about the meeting between the American President, George Bush, and the Tanzanian President, Jakaya Kikwete, early this...

Kenya: does the government want to control commission on human rights?

Kenyan Pundit posts a press release by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights regarding allegations of corruption within the commission. It begins: “For many months, the Kenya National Commission...

Kenya: government should support EASSy Project

N'Cho Blog posts a statement by the Kenyan Community Abroad urging the government of Kenya to support EASSy Project.

Kenya: “political instability”

African Affairs comments on the recent meeting between the Presidents of Tanzania and the US where the issue of “Kenya's political instability” was discussed: “The Monday meeting in New York...

Kenya: ruling elite and younger generation

Kumekucha has an idea about what the President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki and his closest aides think of younger generation leaders, “My firm conviction is that the younger generation in...

Kenyan military secrets revealed

A Kenyan blogger's reaction to a new published biography of General Lazarus Sumbeiywo, who was the chief negotiator of the Sudan peace process, “It is rapidly emerging that the new...

The Maasai – Zulu battle of 2006

“One of the sessions covered this week was the controversial EASSy project which appears to have been now reduced to a Kenyan vs. South African affair,” writes Bankele, one of...

Kenya: The president needs Swahili lessons

Kenyan Entrepreneur does not think the President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki, should speak Sheng, which is neither an official nor a national language: “I mean, seriously…he keeps corrupting what is...

Literature: Ngugi's radio interview

Black Star Journal points us to a radio interview of the Kenyan author, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, on his new novel, Wizard of the Crow.

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