In a landmark case settled this week, the family of the "Ogoni 9" executed in 1995 received a US$ 15.5 million payout from Royal Dutch Shell company.
The book that Kenyan bookstores have all been to scared to stock is available to all (if you have a credit card) as an ebook through Harper Collins.
Michela Wrong's recent book, "It's Our Turn to Eat - The Story of a Kenyan Whistle Blower" has upset quite a few big names in the political arena and bookstores nationwide have been scared to stock it for fear of liability. Alas, the World Wide Web comes to the rescue again! You can buy the book online for £5.56 (cheaper than what it would be on the bookshelves) and they send you a copy of the book in pdf!
Click HERE for details
Digitizing Kenya - The impact of multimedia on the socio-cultural and political landscape in Kenya
Calling for Submissions
Words: 1200 - 2000
Deadline: February 25th 2009
Publication Date: Mid-March
Via [DigAfrica]: Mobile phones are reaching people across Africa more rapidly than anywhere else in the world, say Richard Lester and Sarah Karanja. And they can be used to help manage diseases such as HIV/AIDS, provide support during political crises and improve health services.
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The MARS Group have been working relentlessy to bring out the buried facts of corruption, greed, theft - not that we need any more convincing that Kenya has been hijacked by a thieves. Click on the image below to watch the documentaries and promos. Spread the word and write to MARS Group if you would like a copy of all the videos. Help get them out to your neighbourhood...
Conceived this year, an amount of Ksh 3 million - together with workspace, mentoring and development facilities - has already been promised by a number of prominent corporates in a bid to help bright new brains to develop their imaginative concepts into solid activities that are good for Kenya
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