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· February, 2011

Stories about Kenya from February, 2011

Kenya: #KenyaFeb28: Online Call to Nationalism

Monday 28, February 2011 seems to be significant for Kenya's netizens. Kenyans have been using Twitter, Facebook and even email to discuss whether they should use the twitter hashtag #KenyaFeb28...

Kenya: One Nation, One People, One Anthem

On February 28, 2011 at 1.00 pm, Kenyans will sing all three verses of the National Anthem. The event is organised online using Twitter and Facebook.

Kenya: Top Earning Sports Personalities in Kenya in 2010

Top earning sports personalities in Kenya in 2010: “Sport in Kenya has slowly become bread and butter for people fully engaged in it professionally. Fondly referred to by its peers...

Africa: Revolutions in Middle East and North Africa from an African perspective

A list of blogs, blog posts and newspaper articles discussing revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa from an African perspective.

Africa: Africa Visual Media Blog

Africa Visual Media blog keeps track of African and Africa-related culture in the media (film, photography, television, and print).

South Africa: JamiiX set to be the next Ushahidi

South Africa’s JamiiX looks set to be the next Ushahidi to emerge onto a global stage from the African continent. While Ushahidi uses social media and mobile communications very cleverly...

Kenya: Video: Me and My Bike

A group of teenagers from Nairobi won the $8000 Passion Pictures Best Film and Artists Project Earth Youth Visions award as part of the 1 min to Save the World...

Africa: Tributes to Pan-African leaders and revolutionaries

Have you heard Didier Awadi's tributes to Pan-African African leaders and revolutionaries. The Senegalese DJ, Didier Awadi ,is one of the most highly respected African musicians.

Africa: How tech entrepreneurs can succeed in Africa

Mkaigwa explains how African tech entrepreneurs can succeed: “I am not the first to write about the seeming shortcomings that the African Internet tech scene is currently undergoing. A state...

Video: Learning a New Language Through Online Video

February 21st is the International Mother Language Day and this year's theme is Linguistic Diversity and New Technologies. With that in mind, we bring you a series of examples of...

Kenya: Public Lecture: Obama's Revolution: What lessons for Africa

Njeri announces a public lecture in Nairobi, Kenya: Obama's Revolution: What lessons for Africa by Prof. Horace Campbell, author of recently published “Barack Obama and 21st century politics”

Kenya: Sing for Kenya on February 28

A group of Kenyans of diverse interests, political affiliations,tribes, religions and economic backgrounds have agreed to come together on February 28th 2011 and take a few minutes at exactly 1pm...

Africa: Pivot 25: East Africa’s Mobile Competition & Conference

Pivot 25 is an event bringing together East Africa’s top mobile entrepreneurs and startups to pitch their ideas to an audience of 400-500 people, with a chance of winning monetary...

Africa: Entrepreneurship and development in frontier markets

Mighty African attended a Stanford Africa Forum event called “Entrepreneurship and Development: Doing Business in a Frontier Market”: “I went to the mobile technology panel. An issue was raised, “Why...

Africa: Reporting LGBTI news in East Africa

Kenne discusses shallow reporting on LGBTI topics in East Africa: “It’s about time queers started consciously nurturing their stories and those of their own so as not to be robbed...

Africa: The African Union and its problems

Ken looks at problems facing the African Union: “The just concluded AU summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia had two key problems to address: the political crisis in Ivory Coast and...

Kenya: Meet Sisterpreneur Wawi Amasha

Meet Sisterpreneur Wawi Amasha is the woman behind ‘Mami Afrika’ designs. Mami Afrika is a brand of products, (clothes, jewelry and wearable art), that reflect my love for African cultures.

Kenya: To protest or not to protest?’

To protest or not to protest? That is the question. Following role the social media site Twitter played in the Tunisian and Egyptian protests, Kenyans are discussing on Twitter whether...

Kenya: Kenyans take to Twitter:#choosepeace, #Kenya28Feb

The Twitter hashtag #Kenya28Feb calls upon Kenyans to voice their discontent with the political establishment and while #ChoosePeace calls on other Kenyans not to follow the ongoing trend of mass...

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