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· July, 2010

Stories about Kenya from July, 2010

Kenya: Netizens Discuss Kenya's Referendum

  31 July 2010

Bloggers are discussing Kenya's referendum on the proposed new constitution, which will take place on on August 4, 2010.The campaigns for the referendum involved two camps: “Yes” camp led by the Kenyan President and the Prime Minister and “No” camp led by the church.

Kenya: Mobile Payment Revolution

  30 July 2010

Erik looks at mobile payment services in Kenya: “Kenya is quickly gaining a competitive advantage in the mobile payments space. Led by mobile operator giant Safaricom with their Mpesa product, the market locally sees huge value in mobile money transactions.”

Kenya: Support for Alcoholic Drinks Bill

  30 July 2010

Alan Masakhalia features on Mzalendo Vox Pop arguing that the Kenyan President should assent to the Alcoholic Drinks Bill. Mzalendo Vox Pop is a feature readers share their views on their constituency.

Kenya: The Kenyan driving experience

  21 July 2010

Kaboro blogs about the challenges of driving in Kenya: “When I think of some of the pointless things I’ve done in life, I’m tempted to think driving school is one of them. Why? No one in Kenya follows the rules.”

Africa: Medical Investments in East Africa

  15 July 2010

Bankelele discusses medical investments in East Africa: “Kenya and the region’s population has been steadily growing (good or bad thing?) and with more people accessing formal medical care would that not be a growth opportunity?”

East Africa: Swahili Nation Music Awards

  7 July 2010

Hot Secrets announces the launching of Swahili Nation Music Awards (SWANMA): “The awards motto: Let's Go Global is a call for East African musicians to think beyond the continental borders.”

Africa: Children Playing with Makeshift Football

  5 July 2010

Ariniaina shares photos of children playing with a makeshift soccer ball in Antananarivo. The scene is reminiscent of the remarkable photo essay by Julius Mwelu at the road-to-2010 blog  about “the ingenuity of children to keep the joy of soccer alive”. [Additional photos  at africamediaonline]

Kenya: Twitter for Kenyan businesses

  5 July 2010

Marvin writes about Twitter in the Kenyan business sector: “I am in the process of compiling a list of Kenyans businesses currently on Twitter. But prior to publishing that post, I thought it prudent to write a post on how Kenyan businesses can use Twitter in their businesses.”

Kenya: Nobody is writing the Kenyan story

  1 July 2010

Who will write the Kenyan story?:”Who is the custodian of the Kenyan story? Who shall document these years that we are going through? Who shall trace the historical roots and separate fact from fiction?”

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