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· January, 2011

Stories about Kenya from January, 2011

Kenya: New site ranks serial over-lappers

Bankelele writes about a new site using Ushahidi platform – Overlap.co.ke ( #overlapKE ) – to rank serial over-lappers and point out over-lapping hot-spots for over-lapping in Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya: Sue: The Kenyan prostitute building a brand online

The Kenyan Blogosphere has just recently been graced by not your usual blogger and not your usual genre: a street prostitute building her brand online by sharing her experience and...

Kenya: How developers can make money with Safaricom

Bankelele looks at how Kenyan developers can make money with Kenya's leading mobile phone company, Safaricom: “One of the unintended effects of Airtel’s price wars with Safaricom in Kenya is...

Africa: Queer Africa: Pre-Writing, Writing, Re-Writing

On Queer Africa: …when I am asked to write on “queer Africa” or think about it, (the invitations rarely come, so this is hypothetical), I am asked to do “something”...

Africa: The 2011 Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards

Bankelele announces the launch of The 2011 Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards – DABRA in Nairobi, Kenya. Entries are invited from all African countries for the winners to be announced...

Kenya: Webcomic based on pre-independence Kenya

Emergency Webcomic is a miniseries written and illustrated by Chief Nyamweya. It is based on pre-independence Kenya as seen through the eyes Chege Karobia and Kim (Dedan Kimathi).

Africa: Dear First Ladies of Africa

First Ladies of Africa, you have failed us!:”As Africans, we know of our individual First Ladies. It is either their eccentricities, extravagance or total lack of decorum that reminds us...

Kenya: A blog featuring Kenyan jobs

Jobs in Kenya is a blog with up-to-date career information, advice and current Kenyan jobs. Featured fields includes : Accounting, finance, Banking, Health, Hospitality, IT,Telecommunications and many more

Kenya: Notes from the ICC demonstration

Moreen's notes from a demonstration organised by Kenyans supporting The International Criminal Court: “Chantingand weaving their way round Freedom Corner carrying placards and wearing t-shirts with slogans like ‘Yes to...

Kenya: African Digital Art makes it happen for Nairobi Designers

Kenyan poet attended a meetup under the theme ‘Connect, Share, Collaborate’ organised by African Digital Art (ADA). ADA is an online forum started by one Ms. Jepchumba who prides herself...

Kenya: Caught red handed peeing in the streets

Clay witnesses an incident whereby an Indian was caught red handed by the cops peeing in the streets of Nairobi.The indian was rushed to a police car and before they...

Kenya: Don't ask a prostitute where she sees herself in five years

Don't ask a prostitute, “Where do you see yourself in five years?”: “In our trade on the streets; the opposite happens; Your value decreases as your experience increases.Quoting five years...

Africa: Kabissa Network and Online Platform

Learn about Kabissa online platfrom and network in Africa: “As of this writing, Kabissa has 1,558 approved organizations in the network, 215 of them new in 2011, that have been...

Kenya: New constitution sets new standards for privacy and data protection

Michael Murungi says that Kenya's new constitution has set new standards for privacy and data protection: “Kenyan law on the subject remains sketchy and even with the improved level of...

Kenya: I support the ICC process

Wambui has just signed The Kenyans In Support of the ICC Process petition: “I believe we as Kenyans need to start somewhere to stop this insanity that is our Government...

Kenya: 1 Million Campaign

Support 1 Million Campaign in Kenya: “…we are hoping that a simple declaration by 1 Million of Kenya's voters saying Kenya should stay in the ICC will convince parliament to...

Kenya: Is cabinet a haven for criminals?

Is the Kenyan government a haven for criminals and in need of a purge?, asks Mzalendo (Eye On Kenyan Parliament) contributor.

Kenya: Experiences from my prostitution world

Nairobi Nights is a blog by a Kenyan prostitute, Sue: “These are thoughts, observations and experiences from my prostitution world.”

Kenya: Kenya Ni Yetu Campaign Launched

Kenya Ni Yetu [Kenya is ours] Campaign is launched in Kenya: “Kenyans gathered in their numbers to strategize and discuss the peaceful revolution that needs to happen in order for...

Kenya: Disband Parliament before they disband everything

Moreen comments on the call to disband Kenyan Anti-Corruption Commission:”It seems that the parliament’s response when their members are called to account is short term tightened controls and disbandment of...

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