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· October, 2008

Stories about Kenya from October, 2008

Rising Voices Nominated World's Best Blog

Global Voices’ citizen media outreach project, Rising Voices has been nominated for a “Best of the Blogs Award” (B.O.B.) in the category “Best Weblog”. More than 8,500 weblogs were suggested...

Climate Change: Increasing The Spread of Diseases?

Melting ice caps, rising sea levels and extreme weather patterns aren't the only potential consequences of climate change. Scientists are warning that changes in global climate may also endanger public...

Kelele '09: African Bloggers’ Conference

Kelele is the Kiswahili word for noise. It is the name given to a gathering of African bloggers in the tradition of historical African societies where everyone has a voice....

Africa: 7 Rules of Innovation

White African writes about Ethan's 7 rules of innovation in Africa: “Ethan Zuckerman has produced yet another amazing thought piece. This time, he’s talking about innovation in Africa and how...

Africa: African Bloggers’ Conference 2009

What is Kelele?: “Kelele is an annual African bloggers’ conference held in a different African city each year and run by an organising committee in that city. Kelele will be...

Kenya: Website to Showcase the Real Nairobi

Frank writes about 24 Nairobi project in Kenya: “Check out this cool website called 24 Nairobi which contains nice pics.Its aim is to showcase the real Nairobi apart from the...

Kenya: Ushahidi Updates

Ushahidi, the crisis monitoring mashup originally developed to monitor post-election violence in Kenya is evolving: Steve Mutinda put together a working Ushahidi Java application – and surprised me with it,...

Africa: Social Media in Africa

Jonathan analyses advances in social media on the African continent: “Contrary to popular belief, Africa is not completely absent from the Internet. In fact, the continent at large is undergoing...

Kenya: Role of technology in post-election crisis

Juliana Rotich and Josh Goldstein have written a paper on the role technology of post-election crisis in Kenya.

Africa: Let Us Talk About US Politics

Obviously the upcoming American elections are of great interest to many people around the world and the role technology is playing has been interesting, to say the least. The Economist...

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