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· July, 2013

Stories about Kenya from July, 2013

Ugandans Take Digs at Kenya's Bestiality Trend on Twitter

Following a news report of Kenya's supposed increase in bestiality cases, Ugandans took to Twitter to lampoon their neighbors.

African Fabric Kimono Belt Supports Mothers in Earthquake Disaster Area

A group of Japanese mothers in Sendai city is producing special kimono belts with fairly-traded African fabrics. Yumi Nakano, who organizes the fundraising [ja] by requesting a donation in exchange for...

The Beautiful “Country” of Africa

In this week's edition of the Kenyan online magazine Brainstorm, Brenda Wambui rails against the ongoing narratives about Africa: “Africa is a country”, “Africa rising”, ‘”African fashion”. She looks at...

Kenya Bans NGO's Local Complementary Currency, Arrests Project Leaders

Kenyan authorities have shut down a social complementary currency project aimed at reinforcing the local economy in Kenya and arrested six of the project leaders under the pretext of counterfeiting.

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