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· September, 2011

Stories about Kenya from September, 2011

Kenya: RIP #WangariMaathai

Tweets keep flowing in honor of Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmental and political activist who died last week after a battle with cancer.

Global: Key Quotes and Tweets from the Internet Governance Forum

As the Internet Governance Forum is a truly epic event both online and offline, it's hard to do justice to the complexity of the discussions and debates that are currently...

Kenya: Bloggers Pay Tribute to Wangari Maathai

African bloggers are paying tribute to Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmental and political activist who died on Sunday after a battle with cancer.

Kenya: Kenya Hosts Sixth Internet Governance Forum

Gamelmag blogs about the sixth Internet Governance Forum, which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 27th September to 1st October: “If you want to take part in the IGF...

Protecting African Forests: Wangari Maathai's Legacy

Wangari Maathai, a prominent Kenyan environmental and political activist and 2004 Nobel prize winner passed away on September 25. She was the first African woman to be awarded the prize...

Update on Global Voices Mentorship: Meet the Activists

For over a month, ten Global Voices bloggers have been working with activists from ten different countries as mentors of members of the new Blogger Swarm initiative of Activista, the...

Global: Online Dialogue on Technology for Transparency

The Technology for Transparency Initiative, together with New Tactics in Human Rights, invites you to join an online dialogue on 'Using Technology to Promote Transparency'. Join us to discuss new...

Mozambique: Sant'Egidio Community Fights Back Against HIV/AIDS

Lack of access to care for HIV positive people has been well documented on the African continent. Many initiatives strive to show that things could improve with collective effort, and...

Kenya: WordCamp Kenya 2011

7 reasons to attend WordCamp Kenya 2011: “This is a great chance to meet up with other WordPress fanatics and learn from the different levels of the conference. WordCamp is...

Kenya: “One of Africa's Biggest Slums is My Home”

On the ActionAid blog Bollocks to Poverty, citizen journalist and Activista blogger Collins Odhiambo explains what it's like to come from one of Africa's largest slums, Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya....

Kenya: The Terrible Truth About Kenyan Drivers

Learn the terrible truth about Kenyan drivers from Luke: “The police are yet to release figures for this month but the old ghost of tragic road accidents seems to be...

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