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· September, 2012

Stories about Kenya from September, 2012

27 September 2012

Kenya: Safari 7s Rugby Tournament Excites Fans

One of the biggest sporting events in East Africa came alive between 21-23 September, 2012, in Kenya's capital city, Nairobi - the Safari Sevens, a rugby seven-a-side tournament which started...

23 September 2012

Chinese ‘Soft Power’ Expands in Africa with CCTV

Chinese state-controlled media, China Central Television (CCTV), launched its African regional bureau in Nairobi, Kenya on January 11. While its presence has diversified the media landscape in Africa, some have...

21 September 2012

Senegal: ‘Completely White’ Whitening Cream Stirs Outrage

Lightening the skin is a common practice in Africa where the sale of skin lightening products is legal in many countries. In Senegal, a product named 'Khess Petch' is creating...

17 September 2012

Kenyans Rally to Help Destitute Former Female Champion Boxer

A moving television interview has shown how former Kenyan female champion boxer, Conjestina Achieng, is currently destitute and suffering from mental illness. Kenyan netizens have rallied round to support her.

9 September 2012

China in Africa: The Real Story

Hibiscus is a Global Voices project designed to encourage conversations between bloggers who write about the China-Africa relationship. As part of this project, we will regularly feature key blogs or...

6 September 2012

Kenya: Murder of Muslim Cleric in Mombasa Sparks Riots

The killing of Sheikh Aboud Rogo, a Kenyan controversial cleric, on August 27, 2012, caused riots and unrest in Mombasa, a coastal city and a main tourist destination in Kenya....

1 September 2012

French Coach Appointed to Change Kenyan Football Fortunes

Football Kenya Federation has appointed former French footballer and coach Henri Michel as national team coach. After a string of bad results, officials are looking for a turnaround in time...

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