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· April, 2007

Stories about Kenya from April, 2007

Africa: building applications for mobile phones in Africa

Building mobile phone applications in Africa, from Ethan Zuckerman's “Geek tracking, African hacking”: Eagle’s new project – EPROM (entrepreneurial programming and research on mobles) – is trying to encourage people...

Kenya: Kenya Investment Forum in Toronto

Recently, Kenyan blogger and Global Voices author, Steve Ntwiga, attended the Kenya Investment Forum in Toronto, Canada: “I found it very telling that the Kenyan Government choose to present Vision...

Kenya: Kenyan film wins African award

“Last month Nigerian films made a sweep at the African Movie Academy Awards. Incidentally, only one film from Kenya was nominated, Voice in the Bin for Best Film,” writes KenyaImagine.

Kenya: first Kenyan video game?

Swamp Cottage asks if The Adventures of Nyangi is the first Kenyan video game.

Kenya: financial resources of president Kibaki

siRKen discusses financial resources of the president of Kenya: In sharp contrast, everything is very low key with Kibaki. The only fairly known Kibaki family company is perhaps Lucia &...

Kenya: parliamentary election campaign blog launched

We learn from Mzalendo that a Kenyan blogger has launched a parliamentary election campaign blog: “26 year old Daystar graduate student Jesse Masai (also a blogger on KBW) has recently...

Kenya: issues that will bring government down

Gerald Baraza comments on Kenya's government decision to stop advertising with the media house, Standard Group Limited: “This is obviously the case in Kenya today when a section of Government...

Kenya: war against corruption goes online

Bankelele on war against corruption in Kenya, “A noble step in the war on corruption is this website by the Public Procurement Oversight Authority which list all contracts awarded over...

Kenya: US wants Kibaki to remain in power

Kenya Democracy Project on America's interest in Kenya's presidential elections: Why on earth would the Americans want Kibaki back in office? Well, because like Moi, he is the devil they...

Kenya: two anti-Kikuyu constitutional amendments

Kumekucha reveals what he calls “two anti-Kikuyu” constitutional amendments in Kenya, “Moi and his cronies introduced the constitutional amendment requiring a president to garner at least 25 per cent of...

Kenya: voting dilemma

My Voting Dilemma – A poem by Kenyanpoet: This paradox of how a piece of paper With X and ticks marks like an exam paper To examine my literacy and...

African Path: Weaving Tales of Africa's Past, Present and Future

African Path is one of the most exciting African citizen media projects. It is an online platform whose content comes from bloggers, readers, artists, and specialists. It also aggregates news...

Africa: women, where are thou?

Kenyan Pundit asks, “Women, where are thou?”: Several of my virtual and real buddies have received scholarships to attend TED Arusha. So far, all the receipients that I know are...

Kenya: BarCamp Kenya

Skunkworks has posted photos and notes from BarCamp Kenya event, “Started at around 1.30pm with about 10 people in attendance. :) Typical Sat Afternoon in Nairobi. (but a total of...

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