Stories about Kenya from February, 2017
Kenyans Get an Early Start on Their Summer Election Season
Kenyans don't go to the polls until Aug. 8, but election fever is already gripping the country. On Twitter, one trending hashtag is #NotWithMyVote.
You Can Now Nominate Candidates for the 2017 Kenya Blog Awards
The Kenyan Blog Awards is now taking submissions for this year's ceremony. The call for nominations runs until March 10. Bloggers and fans can submit nominations in several different categories.
Netizen Report: In Kenya and Mexico, Citizens Suspect State Manipulation on Twitter
As social manipulation abounds on Twitter, Venezuela blocks more news websites, and Facebook heads to France to fight fake news.
Kenyan President's #DabChallenge Backfires After Critics Create #DabOfShame
"Kenyans are suffering with this drought and all we are asked to do is dab #DabOfShame"
Kenyan Government Allegedly Pays Social Media Influencers to Promote “GreedyDoctors” Hashtag
As allegations of social media manipulation surfaced, seven Kenyan Doctor’s Union officials were jailed for failing to call off an ongoing strike.
Kenya’s First Lady Tangled up in Healthcare Scandal
"#BeyondZero would be trying to raise the same resources that Drs went on strike for lack of? Counterintuitive and illogical much?"
For Nearly Two Months Now, Kenya's Doctors Have Been on Strike
"51 days in! How did we let it reach this point!? We deserve and demand better healthcare! That's just it!"