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· September, 2007

Stories about Kenya from September, 2007

Africa: The problem with e-commerce in Africa

Erik Hersman discusses the problem with e-commerce in Africa: “A lack of true online payment options is crippling African e-commerce, and South Africa is no exception.”

Kenya: Kenyan kids on politics and tribalism

Sue notes that Kenyan kids are influenced by political discussions in the country: When new political parties are formed, they know it is for which tribe. It was just the...

Africa: United States of Mobile Africa

Kenny writes, “Politicians fail, technologies prevail“: Celtel, MTN and Vodacom are just three of a growing band of African operators tearing down national boundaries to allow their customers seamless mobility...

Corporate blogging the Kenyan elections

Kenya’s largest newspaper, Daily Nation, has launched a new online platform that focuses coverage of the 2007 general elections. The interactive platform is a work in process that will include...

World Reaction to the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights

In every society in which they find themselves, the world's 370 million indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable and marginalized. After over 22 years of negotiations and consultations, the...

Environment: Green Views from Africa

Can you be a fan of Top Gear, cool looking fast cars and…the environment? What blogging event is slated for October 15th this year? What happens to all the computers...

Kenya: Information theft and office raids in Kenyan politics

Jesse Masai writes about office raids and information theft in Kenyan politics: “The way I see it, information management and control is going to be one of the most decisive...

Kenya: MPs approve Kshs 1.5 million allowance

Mzalendo reports about Kshs 1.5 million allowance for Kenyan MPs: “It was a celebratory week for Members of Parliament after they voted to have each of them take home KShs...

Kenya: Blogging the Kenyan Parliament

An eye of the Kenyan Parliament: “During the week, election fever continued to paralyze Parliament sessions with questions being dropped for lack of MPs to float them and ministers to...

Kenya: WikiLeaks publishes report on corruption in Kenya

Mental Acrobatics breaks the news: “Earlier today part of the Kroll report on corruption in Kenya was leaked to the whistler blowers’ site WikiLeaks.”

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