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· December, 2009

Stories about Kenya from December, 2009

Africa: Internet and Mobile Statistics in Africa in 2009

Africa grows fastest in the world according to mobile and internet statistics released by the International Telecommunications Union, writes Erik Hersman.

Kenya: M-Pesa is not a Kenyan innovation

Gmeltdown argues that M-Pesa, the mobile-phone based money transfer service is not a Kenyan innovation as many people think.

After COP15 Copenhagen: Reactions from the African blogosphere

The 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen received broad media coverage. Many analysts have indicated that nations in Africa and the developing world stand to lose most heavily...

Kenya: AfricaGathering Nairobi 2009

Erik writes about AfricaGathering, a conference focused on tech in Africa taking place in Nairobi, Kenya.

Africa: RSS feeds from Africa

The Passion of the Present posts a list of RSS feeds from Africa.

Kenya: Resource to understand Kenya's draft constitution

Resource to help Kenyans to understand their draft constitution: “CRECO and others have helped together this helpful breakdown of what’s contained in the draft constitution – changes, principles behind the...

Uganda/Kenya: Kenya's embarrassing loss to Uganda

Chemosit writes about Uganda's cricket victory over Kenya: “For Kenyan fans hoping that their side would bounce back from an embarrassing first up loss to Uganda, the second 20-20 match...

Kenya: Photos of Maasai Mara

Beautiful photos of the Maasai Mara in Kenya at Stood in the Maasai Mara.

Africa: My African experiences

A health worker from New York, USA, writes about his experience in Africa: “That first stint, a new kind of logic came fast and furious. I learned how the line...

Kenya: Observations on Kenya's draft constitution

Tom's observations on Kenya's draft constitution: “The process is that public comments will be collected until the middle of this month, followed by a three week period in which the...

Africa: Can Africa benefit from the World Cup?

Bankelele shows how Africa can benefit from the World Cup: “Back to the post, so besides global giants like Sony and Coca Cola, what other opportunities are there for Kenyan...

East Africa: Not-so-serious weekday roundup

Studio Edirisa's weekday news roundup for East Africa: “Not-so-serious weekday roundup of East African news and stories: Is Uganda running out of money – Museveni flies home in economy class,...

Kenya: Bloggers discuss Kenyan explosive drama, Shuga

Staying alive campaign being the world largest youth focused HIV prevention campaign content together with MTV bring an explosive drama for the world AIDS Day Shuga . Shuga slides away...

Africa: Marking World AIDS Day Poetically

Blogger poets in Africa mark World Aids Day 2009 with selective words to describe the registry of emotions triggered by a pandemic that still sees no end.

M-banking: Going where no bank has gone before

Millions and millions of low-income, unbanked people stand to benefit (and maybe prosper?) from the development of mobile financial services in the next years, but there are several technological, logistical,...

Africa: 25% of TED Fellows represent Africa

25% of people participating in TED Fellowship Program represent the African continent, writes Erik.

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