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· April, 2008

Stories about Kenya from April, 2008

Kenya: Mobile TV

Mobile TV arrives in Kenya: “Safaricom has partner with DSTV to provide Mobile TV to their subscribers. Mobile TV is a technology that allows people to view regular live television...

Africa: Sleeping giants

Bankelele wonders whether Africa has to reform or develop: “Rwanda is on the fast path to being an ICT powerhouse. They may get there, but we have the beach, undersea...

Kenya: ICT and democratic processes

ICT, democratic processes and empowerment in Kenya: “There were varied topics and speakers, but I was very impressed by the presentations of two Kenyan women who are at the forefront...

Uganda: Ten Things I want Explained

Ten Things Ugandan Imsoniac wants explanation: “Why Andrew Mwenda is arrested and it makes international headlines and yet when 13 journalists in radio stations around the country were (between January...

Kenya/Nigeria/South Africa: Top Visited Sites

Collins highlights 10 most visited websites in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa: “Its interesting which sites are most visited by African surfers on the internet.One thing for certain though is...

Trinidad & Tobago, USA, Africa, Italy: Religion & Politics

Notes from Port of Spain weighs in on everything from the Pope's visit to the US: “It's not enough for the Pope to be ‘ashamed’ of his American paedophile priests…he...

Environment: Nobel Laureate Boycotts Olympic Torch Relay

From the blog Kenya Imagine, a statement by Prof. Wangari Maathai, the Nobel laureate gives the reasons for her boycott of the Olympic torch relay in Dar es Salaam Tanzania.

Kenya/Tanzania: Tanzanians prevented from buying Safaricom shares

Bankelele writes about “regional IPO tales”: “…while Uganda and Rwanda have joined thousands of Kenyans embracing the investment vehicle that is the Safaricom IPO, it appears the Bank of Tanzania...

Africa: Idols Africa

Siasa Duni reviews Idols Africa: “If Idols Africa won’t bring us the “next big thing” it promises, then it has succeeded beyond doubt in riskily exposing us to Africa’s deadly...

Kenya: Follow President Kibaki on Twitter!

A Twitter channel for the President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki!: “Time to take a nap. This reminds me, I should have a bedroom built at Harambee house.”

Kenya: Cabinet talks suspended

Phil writes about the recent development in Kenya cabinet talks: “Tension is steadily building around the country following the collapse of talks between PNU and ODM towards the formation of...

Kenya: SMS political campaign

Political use of mobile technology in Kenya: “Kenyans for Peace and Justice (KPTJ) have launched a SMS campaign to urge politicians to fight against a bloated Cabinet. Given the current...

Kenya: Digital Villages Project

Al Kags writes about digital villages project: “The project to launch digital villages across the Kenya has kicked of with the Kenya ICT Board calling for applications for entrepreneurs who...

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