Daily Dozen 10/12

Time Magazine’s Top 10 Everything of 2010 [TIME]
Ali Mazrui speaks about an African half-century [Guardian]
The Kenyan Mobile Money Ecosystem [WhiteAfrican]
A weekly LEAK – nyuma ya gari [milonare]
“Dream of Nairobication” [Wyndago]
“The Evolution of Parliamentary Sovereignty in Kenya” [KenOpalo]
Nairobi commuter rail to be operational and ready for uprooting by 2012 [EAS]
Safaricom CEO confirms he has recieved your requests but is experiencing some delays. [Twitter]
Ivory Coast is a test case for Africa [BBC]
What Ranneberger told his boss about the culture of impunity in Kenya [GUK]
According to Johnnie Carson, China lacks ‘morals’ in Africa [AlJazeera]
Important tip for starting your own business [LikeChapaa]

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Daily Dozen 09/12


Dear Obama, you’re too good for American politics. It’s not so much racism as it is anti-intellectualism [HuffPost]
“Wheels Slowly Coming off The Hague Express” [Kumekucha]
China: Richer, stronger, and now officially smarter than the rest of the world [TIME]
Political impasse or constitutional crisis: Law Society of Kenya’s Options [KenyanJurist]
Wikileaks reveals interesting stuff on Kenyan-Somali relations [KenOpalo]
Woman supposedly ‘raped’ by Assange has CIA ties. Kinky [RawStory]
“An End to Slums” [AfricaOnTheBlog]
“Emancipate Yourself From Mental Slavery” [Wamathai]
“By The Powers vested In Me” [ActurialOutlook]
“TPF4 Trivialities” [Sylkwan]
Even in crime-plagued South Africa, this stood out as a tragedy [BBC]
“Taveta Weddings” [Sheeremix]

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Daily Dozen: 07/12

Imagine your job was to phone people to tell them they won the lottery [EAS]
Hey Côte d’Ivoire, look at Guinea! [BBC]
Can OCampo Be Stopped? [KenyanJurist]
Calestous Juma: From Village Boy to Harvard Don [HKS]
Michelle Obama Teaches Americans About Black Women [NewsWeek]
Move Over Barack Obama, China’s President is the Most Powerful Man in the World [Economist]
This WikiLeaks Julian Assange guy is literally a James Bond Villain [DailyMail]
2011 (Next) Year In Review [NYT]
2010 Kenya Bank Rankings [Bankelele]
Kenyans Want Raila to Apologise Over Gay-Bashing Remarks…and I want a Ducatti 1100 for Xmas [DN]
New ‘Sweet’ Service for Kenyans in the Diaspora [TechMtaa]
Your favourite campus blogger went to Coast [SavvyKenya]
A Regular Dose of the Funnies [DBPB]

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Daily Dozen: 06/12


Did Davis Deserve to Win Tusker Project Fame? [Shamless Plug]
So Ms. Wangari Maathai, has modern environmentalism lost its spiritual core? [TIME]
Ababu Namwamba’s brilliant piece on the ‘Second Republic’ in Kenya [DN]
Thabo “There’s No Crisis in Zimbabwe” Mbeki arrives in Cote d’Ivoire to mediate Presidential Stand-off [BBC]
God-Fearing Kalonzo, Ruto Unite to Expose Raila [KumeKucha]
President Yoweri Museveni’ s rap with lyrics [YouTube]
‘Find Me Tall, Slim Wife’ says Botswana President [Telegraph]
Hey Euro, we need to talk. It’s not me, its you! [Economist]
7 Zimbabwean women, arrested and charged with indecent exposure, for wearing..what for it.. leggings! [EyeWitness]
Your wifey’s favourite blogger talks about…what else..”Women” [BikoZulu]
Sarah Palin’s ‘dangerous’ new book. Yes, she cant read but she can write. Apparently. [SG]
A beautiful act of solidarity by Palestine in the aid of Israel [France24]

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Wamathai Spoken Word is upon us yet again. New venue but it still promises to be a great event; aside from the amazing line up, history has proven that this is the ultimate event to meet tweeps, bloggers and brilliant minds alike. We’ll be in the building. You should too. It’s only 200/= for a priceless experience; invest wisely. More info: Continue reading

Daily Dozen: 22/11

David Rudisha for President! [IAAF]
“Charity begins at home, even with Tenders” [DN]
Pope Benedict says condoms are ok. But really, who goes to an 83 year old German virgin for advice on sex? [Guardian]
“Our Loud Cry” [Africa On The Blog]
“Cece Winans was here” [Hot Secrets]
“Kenya Matters” [Ethan Zukerman]
Attention multimedia lovers, the Nokia N8 is here. [Moses Kemibaro]
More Problems with Safaricom 3G [KG]
What you will never know about some of Kenya’s pilots [Kumekucha]
Starting a Business Abroad: Fact-Finding Mission [Inari Media]
China Buys Up the World [Economist]
Who Needs Marriage? A Changing Institution [Time]

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