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· December, 2007

Stories about Kenya from December, 2007

Kenya: Total media blackout

Kenyan Pundit on total media blackout in Kenya: “I have no news to report. It’s a total total blackout. Watching TV feels like watching TV under some crazy dictatorship. I...

Kenya: A new President must be sworn in today

Kenyan Jurist points out that according to the Kenyan constitution a new president must be sworn in today: “My further thoughts after listening to the contestants; H E Mwai Kibaki's...

Kenya Elections 2007: Should Raila Supporters Celebrate?

Although the official presidential results have not been announced by the Electoral Commission of Kenya, Kenyan blogger, Gerald Baraza, has already declared the winner on his blog, “Kenya has a...

Congratulations New, Rising Voices

The Rising Voices citizen media outreach initiative will start out 2008 with five new and innovative projects based in Kenya, Madagascar, Uruguay, Jamaica, and Iran.

Kenya: Kenya elections in photos

Afromusing posts photos from the Rift Valley of Kenya elections: “Here are some shots i took yesterday at a few polling stations around Eldoret.It was so hot, but people braved...

Kenya: Parliamentary votes in 64 constituencies

Mzalendo posts results of parliamentary votes following the Kenya 2007 election yesterday: “Mzalendo now has the results for 64 Constituencies.”

Kenya: Kenya election update

Kenya 2007 election update from Kenya Imagine: “I have a racking headache this morning. Yesterday was a tough, nay, gruelling day. Yeah, and so much so. It was Election Day;...

Kenya: Using new technology to cover elections

White African looks at the use of technology in Kenya Election 2007: “I’ve been particularly impressed with the AfricaNews.com media group. They use technology in innovative ways, creating real usable...

Kenya: Problems at polling stations

You Missed This writes about problems at polling stations in Kenya: “Shock as Thousands of Names, including that of Raila Odinga, are found missing on ECK Register! There was heightened...

Kenya: Kenya's maturing democracy

Mental Acrobatics on Kenya Election 2007: “Despite the political heat there are many signs that we are a rapidly maturing democracy. I have seen people from across the political divide...

Kenya: Blogging the election

Kenyan blogger, Kenyan Pundit, writes her observations of the election day: ‘Ballot papers were not on site like they are supposed to be. They only got delivered at 8:00 am,...

Kenya: Bank Review 2007

Bankelele's Kenya Bank Review '07: “The low end of the banking sector showed little growth in loans or deposits – bank sizes are stagnant.”

Kenya: 2007 Kenya predictions reviewed

Bankelele reviews 2007 predictions about Kenya: “In November 2006, I wrote some predictions in the Business Post December 2006/January 2007 issue, in which I put forward ideas, expectations, and wishful...

Kenya: Comparing the Kenyan first lady to Wangu Wa Makeri

A Nairobian Perspective compares the Kenyan first lady to a woman from a Kikuyu folklore:”There is a famous kikuyu folklore customed around a Kikuyu woman chief named Wangu Wa Makeri...

Kenya: Blogging election campaign

Kenyan parliamentary aspirant, Jesse Masai, writes about his campaign activities: “Just came out of a dissatisfying briefing with the ECK, provincial administration and Kenya Police.”

Kenya: The 3 opiums of Kenyan voters

Kumekucha highlights three main problems of Kenyan voters: “Tribalism. Corruption. Short-term memory. These are the three opium’s we must exhale out of our body system before you go vote on...

Kenya: The Online Leadership Test

True Kenyan posts an online leadership test for Kenyan voters: “If you are a registered voter and you are preparing to vote in The 2007 General Elections in Kenya. Take...

Environment: Bali, Nuclear Energy and Green views from Africa

The climate change talks in Bali have been at the forefront of many blogs around the world. A worldwide protest was held on the 8th of Dec to call attention...

Climate Change 2007: Pre-conference views and first impressions of Bali

As the UN climate change conference begins in Bali, we step back a few days to see what bloggers had to say. From Gristmill in America, David Roberts celebrated Australia's...

Blogging World Aids Day

Bloggers around the world marked World Aids Day on December 1 by speaking openly and strongly about HIV and AIDS. Each post is a tribute to the fight against the...

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