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· December, 2006

Stories about Kenya from December, 2006

Kenya: numbers do not lie

Bankele notes that numbers do not lie, people do, “Whether it's – Kenya to receive 5.8 billion in military aid, government creates 500,000 jobs, NGO plans to plant 1 million...

Kenya: DIY phone booth

Local innovation at work: the DIY phone booth in Kenya,”The person who modified it ripped an old Siemens C25 phone apart and installed its display instead of the one that...

Kenya: Kenyan videos online

Kenyans United is new site for Kenyan music videos, comedy, and documentaries, via Digital Africa.

Kenya/Tanzania: cultural differences

Africa Affairs blog has the fourth part of socio-cultural differences between Kenyans and Tanzanians. Links to previous posts on the subject are at the end.

Kenya/Tanzania: East Africa's old songs

Steve Ntwiga's musical link takes us to East Africa's Orchestra Mangelepa and Jamhuri Jazz Band.

Kenya: local innovation

AfriGadget has a picture of a water buoy that has been converted into a water tank.

Kenya: Kenyan parliament online

At last, the Kenyan parliament has a website.

Kenya: mandatory HIV tests

Coco supports the move by many churches in Kenya to require couples to take HIV tests before they get married.

Kenya: musical link

Steve Ntwiga posts a Swahili track, Christina, by the Kenyan band, Maroon Commandos: “So, lets kick off the weekend with just a little more of this group since we already...

Kenya: why was Dr. Robert Ouko killed?

You Missed This interviews Marianne Briner-Mattern, the author of The Shining Star in Darkness, about the death of Dr. Robert Ouko, who was the foreign minister of Kenya.

Tanzania/Kenya: differences between Kenyans and Tanzanians

African Affairs has some interesting observations about differences between Tanzanians and Kenyans.

Africa: speakers at TEDGlobal

A leading Kenyan blogger, Kenyan Pundit, is one of the speakers at an international conference taking place in Arusha, Tanzania next year. The list includes inventors, business-leaders, entrepreneurs, scientists, designers,...

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