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· March, 2009

Stories about Kenya from March, 2009

Africa: African Bloggers at G20 Summit

Nigerian blogger, Sokari Ekine is one of African bloggers who will cover G20 summit: “My plan of action is to try to cover both the G20 summit and the Alternative...

Kenya: Turning shipping containers into offices

Afromusing writes about a project using shipping containers as pre-fab offices in rural Kenya.

Africa: What is African drama?

“What is African drama?,” blogger Anne Manyara asks. “Is it any kind of drama, as long as the cast is African? A play written by an African? A play written...

Kenya: Get Kenyan Music at KenTunes

Kenyan Poet writes about KenTunes, an online music download site for Kenyan music.

Malawi: Identity of visa-ban minister revealed

Kumekucha blog reveals the identity of the Kenyan minister banned from traveling to the United States of America.

Kenya: Indo-Masai Dance

Kenyan blogger James Adolwa writes about the Indo-Masai fusion dance, which took place at the French Cultural Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

Africa: PamojaConnect integrates the web and SMS for villagers

A new project in Africa connecting the web and SMS (PamojaConnect) for villagers, “Now someone in the who lives in a remote village in Kenya has never used a computer...

Kenya: The Big Language Dilemma For Kenyan Poet Bloggers

Kenyan poets, unlike artists, find it easier to write and perform in English as opposed to any other language. This would be closely attributed to what language enables them express...

Kenya: Diary Of A Bride To Be

A Kenyan bride to be is blogging about her experience, “Yup people, I’m engaged and have been so for a good number of days. How has it been? Well at...

Kenya: A video of a police officer who witnessed killings

A video confession by a Kenyan Police Officer who witnessed extra-judicial killings of 58 suspects by his colleagues under orders from their superiors. The confession was taken by the Kenya...

Africa: Using New Media To Fight For Essential Medicines

Stop Stock-Outs is a campaign that intends to use new media to fight for essential medicines in Africa. The campaign has just launched a multimedia website.

Kenya: Video game teaches youth to avoid AIDS

Pamoja Mtaani (Together in the Hood) is a video game that teaches Kenyan youth how to avoid contracting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

Kenya: Two Governments in One

According to Kenyan blogger Rachel Wambui, there are two governments in the “coalition” government in Kenya.

Maneno: A Multilingual Blogging Platform Built For African Bloggers

Maneno is a new blogging platform that promises to offer blogging and communication solutions for bloggers with limited or narrow-bandwith in Sub-Saharan Africa. Maneno is a Swahili word, which means...

Kenya: Evidence of Police Death Squads

“Bernard Kiirinya was a former driver with the Special Crimes Unit of the Kenya Police. He came forward with evidence of extra-judicial killings to the Kenya National Human Rights Commission,”...

Africa: Winners of the First African Blog Award for Journalists Are…

The winners of Waxal - Blogging Africa Awards (BAA) have been announced. Waxal is an initiative of Panos Institute of West Africa (PIWA) with the partnership of Highway Africa and...

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