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· June, 2008

Stories about Kenya from June, 2008

Kenya: E-Commerce Competitiveness

Al Kags writes about the ICT Public Panel for e-commerce Competitiveness in Kenya: The purpose of the ICT Public Panel for ecommerce competitiveness was to look at all the issues...

Africa: Is PayPal effective in Africa?

Collins asks “Is PayPal effective in Africa?”: I believe that maybe Paypal does not recognize the potential and opportunities available in Africa and it is time we trumpeted this cause...

Africa: Afrigadget joins TIME's Most Important Websites 2008

Congratulations Afrigadget: “AfriGadget, that brave new face of the “can do” attitude personified has joined the prestigious community of Time Magazine's 50 Best Websites 2008!”

Kenya: Only Kenyans…

Only Kenyans: 1. Are engaged for 5 years or more, 2.Never bother to divorce, they just separate, 3.Are late to church, work, and everything else, EXCEPT when the disco is...

Kenya: Notoriety Index

Kenyan Notoriety Index: Members of Parliament- Nothing good can be said of these people. They know how to debate on many issues concerning how to raise their money, how to...

Kenya: Update from online charity

An update from AVIF volunteers in Kenya: Just a quick update from the Mercy Home to fill you all in on our visit and show you how all the money...

Africa: Technology events in Africa

A list of technology events taking place in Africa from White Africa: “I’m starting to compile a list of interesting technology events happening around the continent. If this ends up...

Kenya: Jobsearching using mobile phone

Ethan writes about Kazi560, a jobsearching service via mobile phone in Kenya: “Unemployment is a major problem in Kenya, especially in informal settlements. A creative solution, called Kazi560, is having...

Kenya: Nairobi BarCamp 08

Ismail writes about Nairobi BarCamp 08 sponsored by ushahidi.com: “Some of the topics covered may be: * Local mapping (Open Streetmap, Green Map, etc.), * Blogging tools and trends, *...

Kenya: The amnesty monster

Kumekucha joins the amnesty debate in Kenya: With the two PRINCIPALS taking diametrically opposing stands on the matter, amnesty may as well stand out as the single issue that will...

Kenyan bloggers on Kenya's most famous son, Barack Obama

Kenya's most famous son! Great day for Kenya! Duel of the century! These were some of the headlines that Kenyan newspapers ran a day after Barrack Obama clinched the Democratic...

Tanzania: Tanzanian search engine

White African spots two new East African websites: “Bongoza is a new search engine for Tanzania. I’m intrigued by this idea of a niche search engine by country. Usually I...

Kenya: President who rode in a crowded bus

Kumekucha writes about Barack Obama and Kenya: “I will not pretend to even understand the Obama phenomenon. I leave that to more informed writers than myself. But for this post,...

Kenya: Kenyan blogs in the media

Collins writes about the power blogging in Kenya: “More than that i have received a request for a TV interview on one of Kenya's new popular tv business channels and...

Mobile Phone Technology for Environmental Activism

Mobile phones are becoming an important tool for environmental activists around the world. Activists are developing new technological strategies in order to do things like educate consumers about the impact...

Africa: Time for e-governance has arrived

David Kobia discusses e-governance in Africa: “I suppose we can now officially thank government policies in African countries for their failure to expand fixed lines, leading to a projected 22%...

Zimbabwe: Morgan Tsvangirai detained

Zimbabwean police have detained the main opposition leader: “We believe that Morgan Tsvangirai is currently being detained in Lupane Police Station. Please call the police station and alert them to...

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