Monthly Archives: July 2011

Guest Post: Peter Njenga

I rarely do guest posts on my blog. In fact, I’ve been the sole writer on this blog, and I don’t think I did guest posts here either. Anyway, Pete requested a guest post, and how can I say no … Continue reading

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Funerals, Kenyan Style

If you are looking for a sad tale of tears and grief, I will not offer one today. Instead, I divulge into the phenomenon that is rural funerals in Kenya. They can last anything from a week to a month … Continue reading

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RIP Granddad

This Friday, the 8th of July, 2011, we will lay to rest my grandfather. As such, I will be missing bake bhh but you all have fun! This song by Hoobastank seems just appropriate: Did You? would you say everything … Continue reading

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The Nokia X2-01, My Review

I know a number of people who don’t care for terms like Android, Symbian S40/S60, Edge vs 3G… these things fly over their head. They just want a stylish phone, possibly QWERTY that in addition to making calls and receiving … Continue reading

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Nokia and Counterfeits, plus an App Competition Announcement

Don’t be confused by the long title! Essentially it’s three posts in one. So here we go: Counterfeits The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) has estimated that international counterfeit trade is worth US$600 billion a year. (A new career path for … Continue reading

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Latest M-PESA Scam

I am sure you have heard of/received a fake mpesa-like message. Perhaps you didn’t fall for it, perhaps you did. Just in case you haven’t heard of the text-based scam, here’s a small explanation copied from Idd Salim’s blog. So, … Continue reading

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