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· April, 2009

Stories about Kenya from April, 2009

The News of Bantu Mwaura's death shocks Kenyan bloggers

The news of Bantu Mwaura’s death have caught many with absolute shock. Bantu Mwaura, an award winning Kenyan performing artist, director, playwright, storyteller, poet and university lecturer is dead.

Kenya: Biggest ivory seizure in recent times

Paul writes about the biggest ivory seizure in recent times in Kenya. The seizure was made possible by game scouts.

Kenya: If only we had free and fair election like South Africa

Kenyan blogger writes about South Africa's elections: First I must say Congratulations! to our brothers and sisters in South Africa for electing their new President Mr. Jacob Zuma in a...

Kenya: Kenyan award winning poet found dead

Kenyan performing artist, director, playwright, storyteller, poet and university lecturer, Bantu Mwaura, was found dead outside his gate at the Sunlight estate in Nairobi’s Lang’ata area, on Monday (today) morning.,...

Kenya: Wangari Maathai on the Environment and African Leadership

On the blog Safari Notes, Omar Basawad writes some pertinent qoutes from a profile of Prof. Wangari Maathai, a Nobel Prize winning environmentalist.

FMC Meets with Conservationists in Nairobi over Furadan

On Wednesday, 15 April 2009, two representatives FMC, the Philadelphia-based manufacturer of the controversial pesticide that is at the centre of lion poisoning in Kenya, Furadan, met with conservationists that...

Kenya: A ‘Cheetah Zoo’ in Nature Conservancy?

The Mara Triangle blog is looking into a controversial project that would result in construction of a ‘cheetah zoo’. William posts about the news that the Kenya Wildlife Service had...

Africa: Bob Geldof and two African bloggers

Two African bloggers, Sokari Ekine and Daudi Were, were interviewed together with Bob Geldoft on the under representation of Africa at the G20 summit.

Africa: On the nakedness of Africans

“On the nakedness of Africans” is a piece written by Zunguzungu, “If clothing is an index of “culture,” then it is clear that African culture sucks. But even authentic nakedness,...

Lion Poisoning causes FMC to Withdraw Furadan from Kenya Market

The American chemical manufacturer, FMC, has withdrawn the pesticide, Furadan, from the Kenyan market after CBS News aired a documentary on '60 Minutes’. The documentary depicts how Furadan has become...

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