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· January, 2009

Stories about Kenya from January, 2009

Kenya: Writing Queer Kenya

Writing Queer Kenya is accepting submissions from Kenyan queers, “We lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals, in a word, queers, have had the distinct un-pleasure of being told we...

Kenya: Free Gay Classifieds in Mainstream Media?

Kenyan Gay Man is suprised to see free gay classfieds published in the Kenyan mainstream media.

Kenya: Can You Help?

Kenya Community Initiative Support is looking for your help to improve the lives of children at Twiga. They need, among other things, gardening tools, spades, forks, hoes, rakes.

Kenya: The Bandits of Kenya

Do you know the “bandits” of Kenya?: They’re the highest paid legislators in the world, despite Kenya being one of the poorest countries in the world and having a human...

Kenya: Kenyan Banks in Trouble

Kenyan banks are in trouble over loan defaults given to individuals under 30 years of age.

Africa: Africans Welcome Support for Democracy

Africans are ready for democracy support from Obama administration, reports AfricanLoft.

Conservation Through People

The core of conservation is the people who live adjacent to or inside conservation areas. It has therefore always been the goal of forward thinking conservationists to involve the local...

African Blogosphere On Obama's Inauguration

“It is done. I knew it would come, but, oh, what a feeling! Yes, Mr. President, it is done, indeed!” These words from Kenyan blogger Whispering Inn sum up the...

Africa: Banking on African Women

“Women own nearly half of all enterprises in Africa, but have the hardest time securing credit,” writes Guest Author on AfricanLoft discussing African women and entrepreneurship.

Africa: 10 Lessons for African leaders from Obama

According to Paul Usungu, there are at least 10 things African leaders need to learn from Barack Obama

Africa: Top Ranked Blogs

Here is a list of top ranked blogs in Africa from Afrigator, an African blog aggregator.

Kenya: KenyaUnlimited's New Look

KenyaUnlimited, the home of Kenyan blogs and bloggers, has a new look.

Wildlife Tragedies and Happenings at WildlifeDirect Blogs

Attempts to flush out Uganda's Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group's leader, Joseph Kony, have not been very successful. Instead, the civilian casualties continue to pile up. One devastating tragedy...

Kenya: Introducing poet and artist bloggers

Njeri Wangari introduces a few young poets and artists in Kenya who have started blogs to expand the reach of their works.

Kenya: A few recommended blogs

Victor Ngeny at Kenya Imagine recommends a few interesting blogs writing about Kenya.

Kenya: Controversial media bill passed

Moses Kemibaro reports that Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has signed into law the controversial Communications Amendment Bill 2008. He notes that “the Bill has been signed even as Kenyan Media,...

Kenya: Top 10 most influential women

Kachwanya has made a list of the Top 10 most influential women in Kenya, led by Minister of Justice Martha Karua who is also running for President in 2012.

Kenyan choir to perform at Obama's inauguration

Kenyanpoet reports that a Kenyan choir will perform during the inauguration of the US president elect Barack Obama on January 20, and that “they have prepared a special repertoire of...

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