Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Kenya Premier League, 2012 Pre-Season Analysis

Can the Kenyan football league go back to the glory days of the 80’s? When fans used to throng the stadiums and local players got the recognition they deserved? When Kenyans were not obsessed with calling Arsenal, Manchester United or … Continue reading

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Kenya Second to South Africa in Tweeting

According to research results released today by Portland, How Africa Tweets, South Africa is the country most active on twitter, followed by Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt and Morocco respectively. Not surprisingly, a majority of tweets (57%) were coming from mobile phones. … Continue reading

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Operation Smile: Update and Way Forward

I know you are wondering, what happened to that Operation Smile story?! You guys helped me raise about Kshs. 60,000 (61,980 to be exact). The amount needed is Kshs. 150,000. What’s this amount for? Take a look at the last … Continue reading

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Pivot East Competition and Conference

If you are a technology enthusiast, developer, journalist, blogger; by now you should have heard of Pivot East, the second edition of the mobile apps developer competition/conference that was held last year under the name Pivot 25. The competition will … Continue reading

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Why Samsung Phones Will Rule Kenya in 2012

While Nokia seems to be faltering in Africa, especially where the high-end market is concerned, Samsung is getting it right. Let’s face it, the Samsung Galaxy S II is the phone to beat this year. Launched late last year, its … Continue reading

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Mobile Web East Africa Conference 2012

The Kenya ICT Board and All Amber Ltd, the organiser of premier mobile-related events in Africa, announced a partnership to deliver Mobile Web East Africa for a second time. This senior level and progressive conference will take place on 22nd … Continue reading

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What I don’t Miss About JKUAT

I loved spending my undergraduate years in JKUAT. However, the first day of the semester was a headache. You had to contend with long queues, which quickly became uncontrollable crowds. You had to deposit school fees at the bank, then … Continue reading

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New Neighbourhood

It’s already the second week of 2012! I still haven’t done a post reviewing the past year – where this blog got 110,000 page views- and I don’t think I will do it. Let me just contend myself with living … Continue reading

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South B United Sports Academy

There are many sports academies all over the world, dedicated to nurturing talent in sports. There are a number in Nairobi, the most famous being Mathare Youth Sports Assocation, which has produced top football players among them Dennis Oliech and … Continue reading

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