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: 14/01

Kenyans and Their Peculiar Habits [Twitter]
Which is the best internet service provider in Kenya? [LikeChapaa]
“Ideally, elections are held to choose leaders, but in many cases in Africa, elections are intended to dress up despots in democratic garb.” [Guardian]
Somalia’s new PM says government troops will target Al-Qaeda “very, very soon” [IOL]
Why is Winnie Still Using the Mandela surname anyways? [BBC]
Can Europe Be Saved? [NYT]
Territorial Triumph and Geopolitical Pitfalls in South Sudan [HuffPost]
Once again, Africa is in love [AN]
Does race determine efficiency? [WT]
Things Your Boss Won’t Tell You [Yahoo!]
The Science of “Single”: One Year’s Worth of Dating Advice [TIME]
Why doing a PhD is often a waste of time. [Economist]

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