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· March, 2007

Stories about Kenya from March, 2007

Africa: Bloggers Differ on Reparations and Apology for Slavery

The Slave Trade Act was passed in England 200 years ago. The act ended slave trade in the British empire. A number of events such as art exhibits, lectures, church...

Kenya: Kenya's cricket team needs some madness

Losing to New Zealand was not hard to take, it was the manner in which Kenya's cricket team lost, writes Mental Acrobatics: “I still think we can beat England with...

Kenya: a disappoiting performance

Kenya Cricket reviews Kenya's performance at the Cricket World Cup, “all in all, it was a disappointing performance, but as Steve Tikolo himself acknowledges, the team know they can do...

Kenya: mobile money transfer

Bankele's post on money transfer within Kenya shows how mobile phone technology transforms the financial sector in Africa, “With cell phones this is already happening but it's just not formalized....

Kenya: a mobile information exchange for farmers

White African blogs about a mobile information exchange for farmers in Kenya, “Rural farmers in central Kenya have been piloting a project, called DrumNet, that provides marketing, financial services and...

Kenya: Google Apps in Kenyan universities

Chris Kiagiri writes, “Here at Google, we have just announced that we have signed a deal with the Kenya Education Network (KENET) to provide universities in Kenya with Google Apps™...

Africa: business media focusing on Africa

A list of publications focusing on business in Africa from the Benin Epilogue Part 1: “The country or continent of origin for these publications is overshadowed by the fact that...

Kenya: Kenya's victory over Canada

Kenya blogger writes about Kenya's victory over Canada in World Cup Cricket 2007: Firstly, what a great performance by the team. It was not the fact that they won, but...

Kenya: cyber-activism in practice

Kenyan Pundit blogs about an article in the BBC about Mzalendo project, “Great piece on Mzalendo by Andrew Heavens who blogs who at Meskel Square.”

Kenya: challenges facing entrepreneurs in Africa

Kenyan business blogger, Henry Karanja, is interviewed by the BBC, “The BBC World Service interviewed me yesterday on challenges facing entrepreneurs in Africa.”

Cricket World Cup 2007 through the eyes of the bloggers

The 9th World Cup cricket started with a colorful opening ceremony in the Carribean islands. The tournament is scheduled for 51 matches in a span of one and a half...

Africa: Hope Raisers, “Da Bomb”, Swahili Hip Hop, & Zimfest

In the 4 weeks since my last post on Global Voices, there has been lots of activity covered by bloggers in the African music scene. Here is a roundup of...

Kenya: motorized bicycle

Afrigadget posts a photo of a motorized bicycle made in Kisumu, Kenya, “They hold about 2 liters of petrol and can get theoretically around 50 km a liter. They cost...

Africa: International Women's Day

Sokari writes about African women bloggers celebrating International Women's Day 2007, “There are probably hundreds of blogs by African women on the continent and in the Diaspora so selecting this...

Brazil, Kenya: World Social Forum

Brazilian photographer Tatiana Cardeal was at the seventh World Social Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, where she captured this incredible photograph of children playing in Kibera.

Kenya: WordPress blocked in Kenya?

WordPress blocked in Kenya?, “But then after reading the comments on this post I thought to myself, what if someone was blocking access to WordPress.com making it impossible for anyone...

Kenya: little Kenyan Pundit

A little Kenyan Pundit enters the world, “DOB 23/02/07. Mama and baby are doing very well and hope to give regular updates as soon as Telkom SA deems it appropriate...

Africa is Ready for Business

My name is Benin Mwangi. I blog about entrepreneurship in Africa and I follow closely many other blogs covering African business in the blogosphere. This is my first Global Voices...

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