Posts tagged Kenya

19 recording artists. 11 countries. 10 languages. ONE message to African Leaders: Do Agric, It Pays!

The participating artists are: A.Y. (Tanzania), Bufallo Souljah (Zimbabwe), Dama Do Bling (Mozambique), D’Banj (Nigeria), Diamond (Tanzania), Dontom (Nigeria), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Femi Kuti (Nigeria), Judith Sephuma (South Africa), Juliani (Kenya), Kunle Ayo (Nigeria), Vusi Nova (South Africa), Liz Ogumbo (Kenya), Nancy G (Swaziland), Omawumi (Nigeria), Rachid Taha (Algeria), Tiken Jah Fakoly (Cote d’Ivoire), Victoria Kimani (Kenya) and Wax Dey (Cameroon).

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My Africa Is One!

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Philips to establish research and innovation hub in Nairobi, Kenya - The Prepaid Economy

My Africa Is 

Everyone’s been talking about it. Have you seen the trailer for The Samaritans, a mockumentary series about an NGO? It’s hilarious! Support the series here: http://www.aidforaid.org/

Kenya Special's musical history lesson

"Kenya has always had one of the most diverse and intoxicating musical cultures in Africa" - Doug Patterson. Check out this interview with musician DK Mwai and Emmanuel Mwendwa talking about Kenya and its rich music history. 

Kenya co. turns old sandals into colorful objects - 24 Hour Business- fresnobee.com

Who says there is no room for youth in African politics??

Nineteen-year-old Kibiwott Munge, who vied on a URP ticket, won the Lembus Perkera ward in Baringo with 3,333 votes, becoming the youngest Kenyan to clinch a political seat in an election.”

Go Kibiwott!!

Kenyan Women Photographers in Top Spot for Canon’s “Power to Inspire” Competition

Global company, Canon, encourages photographers to capture images that incites inspiration. 2 Kenyan women photographers make it to the final rounds for their outstanding images. Read more here.

"There are more mobile phones in Uganda than light bulbs" @mkaigwa on the Next web. 

Mark Kaigwa tells us why his Nairobi is indescribable.