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· May, 2009

Stories about Kenya from May, 2009

Africa: Remembering Dr. Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem

Africa has lost one of its greatest sons, Dr. Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem. He died on the eve of Africa Day in a car accident in Nairobi on his way to launch...

Kenya: Notes from Mobile Banking Conference

White African blogs about the Fletcher Mobile Banking Conference he is attending in Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya: First Open-Source Awards

First Open-Source Awards in Kenya will take place this week in Nairobi: “The Linux Professional Association of Kenya and ICT Consumers Association of Kenya will be hosting Kenya’s first-ever open...

Kenya: Dr Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem dies in car accident

Firoze Manji reports the death of Pan-African activist and Direct of Justice Africa, Dr Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem: Tajudeen Abdul Raheem tragically died in car accident this morning in Nairobi. We mourn...

Kenya: What do you see on these images?

What do you see on these images taken in rural Kenya? asks Erik. “Under each image you’ll see why it’s interesting. By the way, I too missed the relevance of...

Kenya: Guns should be legal

Tom wants guns to be legal in Kenya: “The government through propaganda is failing to protect the security of the individual and property. Kenya is hence a state where life...

Kenya: World Renowned Elephant Matriarch Dies in Amboseli

World renowned Amboseli National Park elephant matriarch, Echo, has died from what the Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE) believes to be a combination of old age and the long 3-year...

Kenya: Responsible Tourism in Maasai Villages

A video from Joseph about responsible tourism in Maasai villages. F

Africa: Aggregating African voices on Twitter

Kenyan blogger uses Twibes to aggregate African conversations on Twitter: “i have decided to use Twibes(a twitter based website)to aggregate african user tweets and followers.I have formed the Afritwits group...

Kenya: The secret cyberlaw in Kenya

What is the secret cyberlaw that was passed by the Kenyan parliament?: As unfortunate as it would be, the great story of a new beginning for the ICT sector went...

Kenya: It's Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistleblower

A review of a book on corruption in Kenya, “It’s Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistleblower”: I approached the book with a defensive scepticism, antennae up,...

Kenya: The state of Kenyan public universities

Odegle thinks something needs to be done about Kenyan public universities: “What I wonder is, are we as Kenyans losing the meaning of everything? Yes I appreciate the need to...

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