· November, 2006

Stories about Kenya from November, 2006

Africa: LGBTs issues in Africa

  29 November 2006

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 believe that homsexuality is “unAfrican” which in itself is quite a leap forward as that is one of the principle...

Africa: Africa's economies

  28 November 2006

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 economies of sub-Saharan Africa. Both countries account for 55% of the GDP of the region.”

Kenya: visual roundup

  26 November 2006

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.”

This week in the Kenyan blogosphere

  24 November 2006

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. Jamaapoa refutes this assertion and writes: There is nothing to stop a drug dealer from using the exchange to cleanse...

Africa/US: mistreatment of Ngugi wa Thiong'o

  20 November 2006

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 the Hotel restaurant reading his newspaper. What happened next could have been a scene from a pre-Civil Rights Era of...

Kenya: assassination claims

  14 November 2006

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. But if I were him, I would be much more careful from now on and I would loosen my iron...

Kenya: stamp relic

  1 November 2006

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 bought and used a stamp to mail a personal letter.”

Kenya: bomb threat?

  1 November 2006

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 much bang in the centre of Nairobi CBD.