Stories about Kenya from December, 2005
Kenya: English as a language
What an African Woman Thinks asks “Is English really as global a language as it is made out to be? What she means is that even though English is spoken around the world, the language is culturally English as in white Anglo Saxon I believe.
Kenya: President Kibaki
Kenyan blog 4Sheeay has some comments to make about Presodent Kibaki’s proposed kitchen cabinet and suggests he has a number of choices.……..”He could choose those that seem to agree with him and be sure that the squabbling will end. He could also bring in the Orange Democratic Movement – ODM...
Kenya: Why I love Africa
Kenyan Pundit posts on the BBC's “Why I love Africa” series...One of my favorite’s: I love Africa.I do not find it necessary to say more than this. The statement is surely very clear. Sadly, the ‘I love Africa’ competition has not increased my love but rather filled me with dismay...
Writings from the Kenyan Blogosphere
Bankelele writes about the sort-of-return of East African Classic safari rally, which is no longer part of the international WRC rally, but offers ‘a nostalgic and and unique tourist attraction’. Bullets and Honey writes of the ‘courtiers who use isms like machetes’. In the piece, he explores the nature of...
Kiswahili blogoshere this week
Mawazo na Mawaidha writes about the new Bob Marley CD. He specifically likes the song, Slogan, one of seven songs found in Marley’s working room. The song, which features Eric Clapton on guitar, was produced by Bob Marley’s children, Stephen and Ziggy. Dira Yangu, writing from Uganda, asks his readers...
World Aids Day:
World AIDS Day – Feminist African Sister – asks some serious questions about HIV/AIDS – We need the answers!
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day – MentalAcrobatics asks “How do you tackle AIDS as an African writer/writer who happens to be African/blogger of African origin/African blogger? “
World Aids Day:
World Aids Day – AfroMusing, Kenyan Pundit
Kenya: Women enrepreneurs
Kenyan blogger Bankekele posts on a recent report highlighting issues around Women Entrepreneurs in Kenya....”.46% of SME’s in Kenya are owned by women who face numerous constraints in establishing and running their business. The goal of the program is to transform women enterprises from being informal and micro-sized, located on...