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· July, 2008

Stories about Kenya from July, 2008

Kenya: 10,000 signatures needed

10,000 signatures are needed for political change in Kenya: “And everything goes back to normal? It can't end here. We need 10,000 signatures demanding they do something human for a...

Kenya: Blogging workshop for marginalized youth

Kristina Rosinski, a volunteer at the Undugu Society of Kenya (USK), describes a blogging workshop in which she taught poor and marginalized youth how to blog and post photographs. She...

Kenya: Kwani Lit Fest and foreign correspondents

Bankelele describes the first session of the Kwani Literary Festival in Nairobi that started Wednesday night, with the title “How foreign correspondents have formed the literary image of Africa”.

Kenya: Why is Ntimama confession being ignored?

Frank of the blog Kenya Christian is wondering why the press, politicians and civil society are ignoring last week's video in which William Ole Ntimama -Kenya's Minister for National Heritage-...

Kenya: Rioting in schools

Ory Okolloh at Kenyan Pundit analyzes the reports of increasing levels of violence and riots in Kenyan high schools.

Kenya: School fires

In Ritch's World is alarmed by the recent “spate of mysterious fires” in Kenyan schools. He says: “Most of these schools do not have warning systems that would help to...

Kenya: Protecting the Mau forest

Kenya Environmental & Political News writes about the conservation efforts to protect the Mau Complex, the largest forest ecosystem in the country.

Kenya: Matatu hip-hop

AfricanHipHop posted a music video by radio presenter Jimmy Gathu from around 1992, which he describes as follows: “not only is it one of the first ever rap videos in...

Environment: Updates from African Bloggers

In this edition of Global Voices environment we check in with the African environment bloggers, who have fascinating pictures to share, discussions on solar technology, concerns about forest re-allocation and...

Kenya: On poetry slam in Nairobi

KenyanPoet announces that the winner of the last Poetry Slam event in Nairobi was Tim Mwaura. On a previous post, he offers a rough guide to poetry performance in Kenya.

African bloggers react to ICC charges against Sudanese President al-Bashir

Bloggers from around the world are reacting to the International Criminal Court's recent recommendation that Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir be charged with multiple counts of genocide, war crimes and...

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