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· October, 2006

Stories about Kenya from October, 2006

Kenya: a photo with Michael Johnson

“A random guy walks over, sits next to me, insists that I’m a hero and asks if I would honour him by taking a photo with him. Despite my tiredness...

Kenya: recognize gay and lesbian citizens

A statement in support of gay and lesbian citizens of Kenya, “It is time to scrap the laws that the British imposed upon us and left us with, laws that...

Kenya: the art of positioning in Kenyan politics

You Missed This explains why the president of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki, has already won re-election, “Two gentlemen by the name of Al Ries and Jack Trout wrote what in my...

Kenya: Nairobi in October

“I have not been in Nairobi in October in a long time and the explosion of colour has caught me by surprise. Well it isn’t really an explosion of colour...

Kenya: blogger's work used by Kenyan paper without his knowledge

This is what Kikuyumoja's Realm had to say to the Kenyan newspaper, Kenya Times, for using his work without notifying him, “Next time you are re-publishing my words, pls let...

Kenya: website in memory of Dr. Wanjiru Kihoro

Mental Acrobatics announces that there is a site dedicated to the Kenyan political and social activist, Dr. Wanjiru Kihoro, who passed away recently, “The tribute website for Dr. Wanjiru Kihoro...

Kenya: badge of endorsement for MPs

Alexcia has a simple proposal for Mzalendo, “My proposal is simple enough. Why don’t you introduce a badge of endorsement/ recommendation that you would include with the biographies of MPs...

Kenya: how to beat the stock market in Kenya

Odegle Nyang Investment knows how last year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai, can help you beat the stock market, “a friend of mine has just told me how the...

Kenya: enlightening experience from beer fast

Kenyan blogger, Bankele, took a month long beer fast. He writes about his enlightening experience, “Taken a (just ended) month long fast from beer which was very enlightening in terms...

Kenya: former Attorney General should shut up

You Missed This thinks the former Kenya's Attorney General, Charles Njonjo, should shut up!: “This was the kind of behaviour going on in Kenya when Charles Njonjo was the powerful...

Kenyan Blogosphere: Debate over social responsibility, freedom of speech, and censorship

A heated debate has been raging in the Kenyan blogosphere over the removal of one blog, My Part of the World, from the Kenyan Blog Webring (KBW) aggregator. The aggregator...

Kenya: is presidential poll a fraud?

You Missed This writes about the Presidential race in Kenya, “Somebody somewhere is very determined to push forward Kalonzo Musyoka's candidature for President. Poll after poll has put him way...

Kenya: government must protect citizens

The Xposer wonders if the government of Kenya adheres to its constitutional mandate to provide security for its people, “The Issue of which party or candidate to vote for is...

Kenya: the collector of worlds

Kikumuyumoja's Realm writes about a book reading event in Nairobi, Kenya: “There was this public reading (organized by the German Cultural Centre (Goethe-Institut) & the German Department @ University of...

Kenya: Kenyan blogger passes away

The Kenyan blogger, Kachumbari, who wrote from a village in Central Kenya has passed away: “I just found out from Ndesanjo that Kachumbari was killed in a car accident several...

Kenya: Oil as a gift?

Afromusing comments on the news that Kenya gave China six oil blocks as a gift: “What. The. Fuzz. Since when did start ‘gifting’ natural resources to other countries, something’s off,...

Kenya: MP responds to a question online

A small step in the journey of Mzalendo, “It seems that our faith and non-cynicism has been rewarded. Over the weekend, MP Ukur Yatani (North Horr) became the first MP...

Somalia: potential conflict between Islamic Courts Union and Kenya?

What does the advance of the Islamic Courts Union of Somalia mean to the region? Read the Voice of Somaliland Diaspora-Ottawa.

East Africa: is the East African Union a joke?

Rants, Raves, and Reviews asks whether the East Africa Federation is an April 1st joke, “Why bother with a political union between countries when Kenya & Uganda have massive internal...

Kenya: spotlight on Kenyan music

Kikuyumoja's Realm attends a special musical event, the Spotlight on Kenyan Music Vol.2: “Spotlight on Kenyan Music Vol. 1 has already been a success – my friend Mbuzimoja had sent...

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