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· November, 2006

Stories about Kenya from November, 2006

Kenya: the world social forum

The world social forum and civil society: a reification of the state or an oppositional discourse?, asks Kameelah Writes.

Kenya: Kenyan entrepreneur on YouTube

Kenyan Pundit writes about a young Kenyan entrepreneur who is getting innovative with YouTube.

Africa: LGBTs issues in Africa

Black Looks writes about current development in LGBTs issues in Africa, “The Kenyan Times published an article in support of the South African Bill and states that it does not...

Africa: Africa's economies

Eliesmith writes about the 2006 African Development Indicator, “According to the report, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of South Africa have retained their dominant positions on the...

Kenya: visual roundup

A visual roundup from Kenya by Kikuyumoja's Realm, “A collection of scenes I’ve caught during the week. Because life is about seeing and sharing.”

Kenya: mistreatment of Kenyan novelist

Black Looks has an update on the mistreatment of Kenyan academic and novelist, Professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o.

This week in the Kenyan blogosphere

Jamaapoa writes about the allegation that the boom in the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) is a result of drug money as claimed by a local politician – Mr. Raila Odinga....

Kenya: dealing with China is risky

Kumekucha asks, “Does Kenya know what she is doing dealing with China?”

Africa/US: mistreatment of Ngugi wa Thiong'o

The mistreatment of Ngugi wa Thiong'o in California, “After a relaxing morning of a good walk and breakfast, he returned to his hotel to sit in the veranda section of...

Kenya: floods in Garissa

Pictures of Garissa floods from Kikuyumoja's Realm.

Kenya: Kenyan blogger at 2006 Social Forum

The Indian Social Forum in words and pictures from a Kenyan blogger.

Kenya: assassination claims

You Missed This analyzes assassination claims made by two Kenya's leading politicians, “My view is that by making this thing public Raila has halted any such plot, if it existed....

Kenya: are digital newspapers a rip off?

The idea of selling Kenyans abroad digital newspapers is great, but poorly executed.

Africa: missing very little about the US

There is very little Kenyan Pundit misses about the US.

Kenya: politics and religion

Religious political parties are entering Kenyan politics. Young Joint thinks religion should stay out of politics.

Kenya: stamp relic

A blogger uses a postage stamp for the first time since the beginning of the year, “Today, for the first time in 2006, with ⅞ of the year gone, I...

Kenya: bomb threat?

Is there a bomb threat in Nairobi, Kenya?: Apparently, and this is word on the street unverified, there is a suspicious package somewhere around the GPO building which is pretty...

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