I am a Kenyan mshairi (poet in Kiswahili) living in the UK dreaming of a time when the cultural, legal and political obstacles that prevent African women attaining economic independence and equality are eradicated. I would like to see the development of gender-sensitive ICT policies leading to more African women accessing and using these technologies.
I am also interested in arts and culture.
I blog about these issues and more at mshairi.
I am an administrator of the Kenyan Blogs Webring KBW.
Latest posts by Nish Matenjwa from February, 2006
As per usual, African women have blogged about a variety of issues over the last week. Incidences of violence are rising in Uganda as the country prepares to hold general...
Her love of her country notwithstanding, Rombo the Rambler agonises on how a ‘country that has so much potential gets it so wrong so often’ despite the ‘intelligent, forward-thinking, grounded...