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· October, 2007

Stories about Kenya from October, 2007

Kenya: Breaking News: Election date

Collins reporting about the Kenyan elections: “Its now official the Elections for Kenya this year will be held on Thursday 27th December, 2007.This was announced this morning by the electoral...

Kenya: Good riddance of bad rubbish

Good riddance of bad rubbish, declares Mental Acrobatics: “Although you may stumble across a few good individuals in the 9th parliament, collectively they were a big disappointment.”

Africa: Militarization of Africa by USA

Alex analyzes the push by the US to re-militarize Africa: “Now in the age of a supposed ‘war on terror’ the US is propogating the re-militarization on Africa. Back in...

Africa: The Broadband Gap

Bankelele blogs about “the broadband gap”: Also as more and more local video content and jazzed up websites, go up online, it is unfortunately still not possible to for many...

Africa: Coming to a donation box near you

Diary of a Mad Kenyan Woman writes takes a critical look at Western philantrophy in Africa: “I am intrigued by the recent proliferation of web-based giving and I have been...

Kenya: The “Muslim vote” in Kenyan politics

Amir Ibrahim writes about Muslims and electoral politics in Kenya: “There has been a trend in Kenyan politics and this most prevalent among the media and political classes to speak...

Environment: The Greening of Nairobi and Possible Land Grabbing at Mt. Kenya

There is some good news and bad news coming out of Kenya. The good news is the greening of the capital city Nairobi, and the bad news is the unfolding...

Blog Action Day: Voices out of Africa and the Diaspora

Today many bloggers around the world united to write about one single theme, the environment. The blogs from Africa and Diaspora that participated did so with much variety in style...

Africa: Telecommunications harmonisation

Rebecca Wanjiku writes about the debate around harmonisation of the telecommunication sector within East Africa: “Harmonisation is crucial to this process. Harmonisation does not necessarily mean that arrangements in all...

More Reactions to Al Gore/IPCC Nobel Peace Prize win

This a follow up to Georgia's post on reactions to Al Gore and the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Nobel peace prize win. Reactions from America, Kenya, Ethiopia and...

Kenya: Mzalendo update

Updates from Mzalendo (An Eye on Kenyan Parliament): “Another round of improvements and updates to make it easier for Mzalendo.com to use. We now have a continuous ticker of the...

Kenya: Mzalendo update

Updates from Mzalendo (An Eye on Kenyan Parliament): “Another round of improvements and updates to make it easier for Mzalendo.com to use. We now have a continuous ticker of the...

Kenyan Bloggers on Safaricom mystery

Mobile phone company Safaricom has risen to become Kenya's largest company with profits of 17 billion shillings (about $250 million in 2006). However, it has been plagued by a mysterious...

Africa: Ideas for African web developers

White African writes 3 localized ideas for African web developers: “A fine example of local content would be MyStocks, a website for the Kenyan stock market. It is hyperlocal content...

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