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· October, 2010

Stories about Kenya from October, 2010

Kenya: Will New Constitution Improve Governance?

Will Kenya's new constitution improve governance in the country?: “There are many people who seem to believe that it will not. A prominent journalist was recently quoted in Nairobi's Daily...

Africa: Africans Turn to Each Other for Expert Advice

Google Baraza – Information for Africa: “How can I write a movie script for Nollywood? How does the stock exchange operate in Johannesburg? What is the recipe for bitter leaf...

Africa: African Science Cafes

On expanding African science cafes: “Science cafes are slowly and steadily spreading across the African continent. Regular cafes are being held in South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Ghana, and Morocco....

Kenya: The Golden Voice of Africa

Kenyan Poet writes about Salif Keita's tour in Kenya: “He came and with him, brought the message ‘Despite his condition as an Albino, he had beaten all odds to become...

Kenya: My Life as a Transgender Girl in Kenya

Lindsay is a transgendered woman living in Kenya who shares her life and her journey to womanhood on her blog Living Lindsay- My life as a transgender girl in Kenya....

Kenya: Meet the Villagers Band

Meet the Villagers Band from Kenya: “This is an Afro-fusion band from Kenya. It is a 10 piece band that plays Bengenge which is a form of Afro Fusion that...

Africa: A Roundup of LGBT News

Sokari writes a roundup of LGBTI news around Africa: “Once again the Uganda media has outed “100″ LGBTI people, including names and photos placing everyone at risk of violence in...

Kenya: Colobus Monkey Recognised as Threatened

“Kenya Wildlife Service has recognised Colobus angolensis, the type of Colobus monkey that lives here in Diani, as Nationally Threatened. As a whole this sub-species of Black and White Colobus...

Kenya: Raising the Bar for MP Party Nominations

Raising the bar for MP party nominations in Kenya: “Headlines of outstanding warrants for fraud and forgery, questionable accumulation of wealth, and the recent road rage incident continue to haunt...

Africa: On Traditional Healers

A light-hearted film with an important message about the relationship between modern medicine and traditional medicine: ‘When a Kenyan man discovers he is HIV positive, he turns to a traditional...

Africa: InMobi and the future of mobile advertising

Erik writes about InMobi and the future of mobile advertising in Africa: “Yesterday Ankit Rawal, head of advertising for inMobi in Africa, spoke at the iHub. He spent a good...

Kenya: How do Kenyan voters feel about their MPs?

Latest Mzalendo (An Eye On Kenyan Parliament) initiative: “Mzalendo in partnership with the Kuweni Serious team will be traveling around various constituencies to get a sense of how Kenyan voters...

Africa: Campaign for Female Education on Facebook

Join campaign for female education in Africa on Facebook, “because for every new member anonymous donors will donate 50 cents (up to now over 56,000 people have joined and USD...

Kenya: Kenyan Minister Fights for Gay Rights

Fighting for gay rights from the pulpit in Kenya: “Yesterday we had a Kenyan Minister make a very sensible argument towards protecting rights of homosexuals and sex workers.”

Kenya: Medal Hopes at Commonwealth Games 2010

SportKenya looks at Kenya's medal hopes at the Commonwealth Games 2010: “2 days to go; we shall look at what medal hopes Kenya has hoping to work some magic and...

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