The Generation That Wouldn’t Vote

Guest post by Soni

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In a parallel universe, perhaps, Diaspora Kenyans would’ve registered to vote for this year’s General Elections.

On a related note, in a parallel universe, ICC suspects would not be running for positions of power and certain governor-hopefuls would be in prison, but that is not my focus today. Continue reading

Daily Dozen: 19/01

Who’s Your Mother? [Your Baby-Daddy’s Favourite Blogger]
We stay with the Hague! Sign the petition! [ALK]
Kenyan Dumbocracy: A Rant [Gathara]
Is Tunisia the first domino to fall? [Telegraph]
Beef With Soap & Hearing Aids [Learn Kenyanese]
Not Kenyan Enough? [Diaspora Blogger]
A New Gold Rush in Africa [WSJ]
Steve Jobs: Apple’s Magician [Reuters]
DSTV Mobile on iPod, iPad, iPhone and PC Available Through “Drifta” [TechMtaa]
Is Advertising Creativity Dead in Kenya? [Some Guy]
An Uprising in Egypt inevitable? [News24]
Land of Rape, Lions, and Bones, Apparently. [Tonic]

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That’s So Kenyan

Written by QQ

Last weekend, a bunch of bored Kenyans and myself were hanging out with a Malaysian girl we had all just met. After devising a plan and a destination we headed out. We crossed the road while oncoming traffic zoomed by, dodging a car here, a truck there, getting to the other side, breathless yet flushed with the thrill of courting danger. The Malaysian was still on the other side, at the traffic light, waiting for the cars to stop, and for the little red man to turn green and let her know it was safe to cross. Her ineptitude at crossing the road was hilarious to the rest of us. ‘Haha, were being so Kenyan!’
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