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· July, 2010

Stories about Kenya from July, 2010

Kenya: Netizens Discuss Kenya's Referendum

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...

Kenya: Mobile Payment Revolution

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,...

Kenya: Support for Alcoholic Drinks Bill

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...

Africa: Maker Faire Africa 2010 T-Shirt Design Competition

“In celebrating African creativity; Maker Faire Africa 2010 and African Digital Art network are partnering up to encourage designers throughout Africa to showcase their talent through a T-Shirt Design Competition,”...

East Africa: Whive: Connecting Africa

Watch a promotional documentary about Whive. Whive is an East African social network created by a Kenyan entrepreneur.

Kenya: The Kenyan driving experience

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...

Kenya: E-Tourism East Africa Conference 2010

“The E Tourism East Africa Conference will help the sector understand and leverage the online opportunities and the new technologies available in the region,” reports Muzi Mohale.

Africa: Medical Investments in East Africa

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...

Global: Paul the German Octopus Calls Another Match

For the past few weeks, amidst global World Cup madness, a young German octopus named Paul has been accurately predicting the victors of each football match from inside his tank.

East Africa: Swahili Nation Music Awards

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

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...

Kenya: Twitter for Kenyan businesses

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,...

Kenya: Nobody is writing the Kenyan story

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...

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