Daily Dozen: 28/02

Barack Obama for the first time calls on Col Gaddafi to step down [Telegraph]
#KenyaFeb28: Online Call to Nationalism [GlobalVoices]
Learn to Love The Revolution [TIME]
3 Years of National Discord [KDP]
The surreal playboy life of Teodorin Obiang [Very Interesting]
The price of food is at the heart of this wave of revolutions [Independent]
Suddenly, a Rise in Somali Piracy’s Price [NewYorkTimes]
Is your nation poised for revolution? Introducing the Revolting Index [WSJ]
Open Letter to Uganda’s Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni [Afrospear]
“si you’re my fans?”: how to be a kenyan ‘artist’ [Mugendi]
Would You Stop Acting Your Age? [H&H]
How To Make Money Online – For Absolute Beginners [LikeChapaa]

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Daily Dozen: 25/02

Rambo reigns: Museveni and Uganda [Economist]
Gaddafi who is the new Bin Laden, blames Bin Laden who was the new Gaddafi, of being behind revolution. Ironic? [BBC]
The limits of the ‘Twitter revolution’ [Guardian]
Would Snap Elections in Kenya Resolve the Abortive Judicial Appointments & Impending Hague Trials? [CKK]
My Position on KenyaFeb28 [Nittzsah]
Do Corporations Understand Social Media? [Bankelele]
Where is the money for Kenya’s public education going? [Mzalendo]
Cameroon’s Paul Biya: The Gaddafi of Black Africa? [SR]
South Africa enters the big league of energy-conscious car manufacturing [Independent]
Mugabe tortured Plotters of Egyptian-style uprising in Zimbabwe [M&G]
Sizing Up Revolutions in Waiting [NYT]
By 2013, India’s economy will be growing faster than China’s [Slate]

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Daily Dozen: 23/02

Why Kibaki withdrew list of nominees [EAS]
Why Ocampo Six matter more than 38m ‘stupid’ Kenyans..[EastAfrican]
Museveni is on the ropes [KenOpalo]
Check out the shoe-thrower’s index [Economist]
Gaddafi: Cruel. Vainglorious. Steeped in blood. And now, surely, after more than four decades of terror and oppression, on his way out? [Independent]
SA tweeters prompt pothole action [BBC]
Why Men Are Worse for the Planet [TIME]
Diaspora Kenyan’s Escapades in Eastern Europe [Wordpress]
Where Have The Good Men Gone? [WSJ]
I Will Check My Phone At Dinner And You Will Deal With It [TC]
Child brain scans to pick out future criminals [Telegraph]
Al Jazeera’s news revolution [Reuters]

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Daily Dozen: 22/02

Using Facebook for activism is fraught with risks [BL]
Birth Control for Men? 3 Promising Advances [AlterNet]
All Hail Our Dictators and Tyrants [Your Blogger’s Favourite Blogger]
Libya, Libya, Libya! [Reuters]
Egypt and Tunisia How To’s Overthrowing your Government [NYT]
Omar al-Bashir not running for reelection. Wave of revolution scaring him off? [BBC]
Why is the Middle East and North Africa in turmoil? [Independent]
Yemen president vows not to quit and compares protests to influenza [CNN]
Walmart in South Africa: The beast in the bush [Economist]
Zimbabwean activists arrested over ‘Egyptian-style’ protests [M&G]
What Kenya’s self proclaimed lady of the night carries in her handbag [NairobiNights]
6 Things That Annoy You Every Day (Explained by Science) [Cracked]

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Daily Dozen: 21/02

‘Happy Birthday, Mr. Dictator’ [AllAfrica]
Africa is not poor. But She must spread the wealth! [Economist]
Kenya’s object lesson to Cairo on how hope can be raised and then crushed [DN]
Is the rest of Africa ready to revolt? [BBC]
Some Resort in Garissa. Apparently [Wordpress]
2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal [TIME]
Where dictators go when their time’s up [M&G]
Letter to Luis Moreno Ocampo [TLR]
Negative Ethnicity [Wyndago]
Kenya’s Mobile & Internet, by the Numbers [WA]
Partying Amid Poverty Stirs South Africa Debate [IHT]
Facebook Rolling Out Gay Friendly Relationship Status [TM]

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Daily Dozen: 09/02

Hey Esther Murugi, here’s another controversial HIV strategy you can look at. [NYT]
To Fight Poverty, Invest in Girls [TIME]
Zuma asks his people for feedback ahead of State of Nation Address from Twiitter and Facebook [M&G]
Taylor’s lawyer storms out of war crimes court [Reuters]
South Sudan On Track To Become Africa’s 54th and the World’s Newest Nation [HuffPost]
VP says State spent ‘moderate’ Sh31m in shuttle diplomacy [EAS]
I’m in 2012 race to win, Raila dares rivals [DN]
Laurent Gbagbo Fails to Make TIME’s list of Top 10 Autocrats in Trouble [TIME]
Rape flourishes in rubble of Haitian earthquake [LAT]
Stop tribalism and work together for a better Kenya [JYK]
How the Internet gets inside us [NewYorker]
Defending “Serial Killer” [KenyanJurist]

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