Stories about Kenya from June, 2010
Africa's old men: “I haven’t checked the maths but here’s something interesting sent in to us from a subscriber: Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe) age 86, Hosni Mubarak (Egypt) age 82, Hifikepunye Pohamba (Namibia) age 74, Rupiah Banda (Zambia) age 73, Mwai Kibaki (Kenya) age 71…”
The state of social media in Kenya: “The rush to use social networks in Kenya today is appearing more like a bandwagon effect and not a solid business strategy.”
Kenyan Pundit discusses her love with football: “I remember hanging out in our Mada balcony waving the AFC flag (I had a special mini-one) as the isukuti entourage swept through from Kibera on their way to City Stadium or Nyayo Stadium.”
The African Peering and Interconnection Forum 2010 will be held in Nairobi on the 11th and the 12th of August 2010. The landmark event has the theme of “Unlocking Africa’s Regional Interconnection”.
Kenyan gamers are organising their first tournament to be held at the iHub on the 26th of June 2010 and will run from 10am to 6pm.
Six people were killed and 75 injured in an explosion at a political rally in Nairobi on Sunday. The rally was organized by the "No" team, which opposes the passing of the new constitution. Here are reactions from Kenyan bloggers.
Kumekucha observes that rigging is being planned for the referendum in Kenya: For those who don’t know the intricacies of how rigging is usually done, I think it would be right to start with a brief appreciation of certain key points.Vote rigging works best when the results are close.
Voices of Africa is a sustainable development project initiated by students at the University of Eastern Africa Baraton.
“The awards of the 7th edition of Tarifa African Film Festival saw four Kenyan films screened and three Kenyan actors win the coveted best actor award,” writes Hot Secretz.
Lizha James, Dama do Bling, Amr Diab, Ralph Anselmo and Perola emerged multiple winners of the inaugural Museke Online Africa Music Awards (MOAMAs), reports MightyAfrican.