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· November, 2011

Stories about Kenya from November, 2011

Video: Plural+ 2011 Awards Young Filmmakers

Youth from around the globe were awarded in New York for their thought-provoking short films showing their proposals for making society more peaceful and multicultural by addressing the topics of...

Kenya: Meet Kenyan Innovator Daniel Njuguna

John Karanja blogs about Kenyan innovator Daniel Njuguna who has managed to integrate his mobile phone with home made appliances and gadgets that perform a number of domestic functions: “This...

Kenya: Mapping Mobile Money

Mapping mobile money in Kenya: “CrowdPesa is a Web and Mobile application with a mapping system that allows businesses to locate themselves in a map and facilitate users to find...

Kenya: Life in Dadaab, the World's Largest Refugee Camp

Around 75 percent of all refugees are believed to reside in countries neighboring their own, and this is particularly true in Kenya, where approximately 450,000 people inhabit the world's largest...

Kenya: Africa’s Story of Mobile Conquest

Africa’s story of mobile conquest & why utility beats ‘coolness’: “Why was MPESA [mobile-phone based money transfer service] such a success? Simply put – it was a necessity. Pre-MPESA (sounds...

Kenya: The Maasai Flame

Learn about the Maasai flame from the Wandering Trader: “One of the unique aspects of visiting the Maasai in Kenya is they perform many of their rituals while you are...

Africa: An African Voice Telling the African Story

'Africa: What’s Your Story?' is a citizen media project that seeks to highlight the common problems that the people of Africa share, as well as promote transparency and accountability. Asif...

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