I moved to MO for a graduate Math program. I came across something interesting, and thought I’d share it with you. Apparently it “snowed” in some places in Kenya, and everyone got excited. The link below has pictures and brief comments.
The telecommunication industry in Kenya is growing at a fast rate. This is driven mainly by the increasing use of cell phones in communication. The growth in number of users of cell phones over the last five years has increased more than six times, while land lines remain roughly the same number. This increase has [...]
As one of the legislative assembly members, Kenya, Ms Njoki Ndung’u is rooting for more representation of women and the disabled in the election process. According to a member of Parliament, Kenya’s politcal system is not set out to favor an open and fair field. Feeling that women and the disabled are discriminated against, she [...]
The British, during the colonial days in Kenya set up an administrative system to keep tabs on its citizens. It served its purpose but was oppressive to the locals. This system, though set up a long time ago, has hardly evolved to reflect modern situations. Interestingly, the administrators created from the system had grown so [...]
Hello there again! My name is John, and I come from Kenya. I am in my second year at Atkinson. Over the last two years, I have tried to find interesting articles about Kenya and what’s happening there. This semester will be no exception as I will continue to find more interesting and diverse issues [...]
Facing difficult life prospects, some Kenyans have ventured to work overseas to try and better their livelihood. While there have been success stories, often instances of abuse and threats are reported. In the article on the link provided, is outlined the story of a few Kenyans who made it to the Middle East to work. [...]
Recently, the internationally recognized government in Somalia found itself in serious conflict with a Muslim backed organization. Somalia’s transition government, as it’s widely called, lacks the economic and political might to restore order in the country. Consequently, it has been largely unable to stem the rising violence and instability threatening the country.