· June, 2006

Stories about Kenya from June, 2006

Kenya: Sexual assult in school

  13 June 2006

MentalAcrobatics comments on a story of violence in a Kenya school where a group of students had badly injured a fellow student in a “brutal sexual assult”.…..The teenage boy, a student at Upper Hill Secondary School, was admitted to Nairobi Women’s Hospital after he was brutally sodomised by five fellow...

Kenya: Armenian saga

  13 June 2006

Magaidi comments on the Armenian brothers saga which continues in Kenya. He predicts a big hue and cry by the government, coverage by blogs but in the end “The government won’t do anything concrete (except for the ‘formation of a commision of inquiry and suspension of irrelevant people’) and we...

Kenya: Armenian mercenaries

12 June 2006

Yebo Gogo reports on a story of Armenian mercenaries in Kenya who were deported last week. There have been various reports in Kenyan newspapers including one where the brothers were supposedly in Kenya to “transform a section of Kenya’s security forces into a crack commando unit”

Kenya: Madaraka Day Parade

12 June 2006

Thinkers Room comments on the Madaraka day celebrations in Nairobi, in particular he is highly critical of the “parade”

Kenya: World Cup Indeed

  9 June 2006

MentalAcrobatics manages to link maths to football – well its here – World Cup 2006 and I have already missed 6 minutes !

Kenya: Perils of coffee picking

  9 June 2006

For the coffee addicts of the world, Cock and Bull Stories posts on the harzards of picking coffee – “When they tell you; ‘Finish you food, there are kids starving in India’, they should also add, ‘Drink up you coffee, there’s probably a boy in Kenya whose genitals are hanging...

Kenya: World cup rules for men

  8 June 2006

On the eve of the 2006 World Cup which starts tomorow in Germany, Kenyan blogger, Mshairi posts a list of rules to “the men of this world” concerning their behaviour during the 4 week tournament. “From 9 June to 9 July 2006, kindly note I will be unavailable for football...

Somalia: Warlords no where to run to

  8 June 2006

Yebo Gogo reports that Somali warlords fleeing the Islamic militia that have taken over Mogadishu are running out of places to run to as Kenya operates a “zero tolerance” attitude towards the warlords.

Kenya: Schmucks

  8 June 2006

Thinkers Room has a rant at Kenya's MP who he describes as “schmucks.”.……”These yahoos would have us believe that they will stop being the same tribal cabals. That they will suddenly become nationalists. That they now will be smart enough to hit the water if they fell out of a...

A Monopoly-like Game to Carve out Africa

  5 June 2006

Mocking Africa, a French Monopoly-like game, Kangni Alem repeats the game's description [“Your goal is to explore, to conquer and to develop [the] new colonies. You will be able to betray alliances to exploit the lands of your adversaries, the goal being to own the most land at the end...

Latest in the Francophone African Blogosphere

  4 June 2006

PAN-AFRICAN For the United States of Africa Le Pangolin is fervently advocating for the dissolution of the current borders that separate African countries and that, he believes, weaken each individual African country: Je suis pour des Etats-Unis d’Afrique par zone géographique ou linguistique, car cela va permettre d’impliquer l’ensemble des...

Senegal: Blogging Mayor Proposes North-South Talks on Migrations

  2 June 2006

Reflecting on Senegal's drowned migrant crisis and migrations towards the West in general, Robert Sagna, the Mayor of Ziguinchor, Senegal blogs (Fr): “Developed countries (…) build quasi-impenetrable walls through “visas”. Visas (…) are not the right solution. (…) The youth from the South has chosen emigration. It is our responsibility...

  1 June 2006

Today June 1st is Madaraka Day….“Madaraka Day commemorates the day that Kenya attained internal self-rule following an important milestone on the road to independence.” Members of the Kenyan Blogs Webring are celebrating Madaraka Day by writing a series of posts on Kenya.

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