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Rebecca Wanjiku

I am a journalist and blogger (beckyit.blogspot.com). I believe in using technology and information to develop our society.

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Latest posts by Rebecca Wanjiku

18 December 2008

Kenya: Media protests communication bill

During Kenya’s 45th independence celebrations on December 12th, the media protested against the government's proposted Communication Amendment bill, a law that if passed will give them rights to regulate the...

10 June 2008

Kenyan bloggers on Kenya's most famous son, Barack Obama

Kenya's most famous son! Great day for Kenya! Duel of the century! These were some of the headlines that Kenyan newspapers ran a day after Barrack Obama clinched the Democratic...

27 March 2008

Kenya Back to Normal

Residents of Nairobi, who were adversaries and concerned about their ethnic background, are now united in attacking the local government minister for changing the public transport routes and forcing people...

29 February 2008

Kenya: Thank you Annan and team

After the power-sharing deal was announced, a caller to a local radio station was ecstatic and invited Kofi Annan and team to "nyama choma" (barbeque), another caller offered him two beers...

28 February 2008

Kenya: Dear Kofi Annan…

Following the decision by Kofi Annan to suspend peace talks in Kenya, Kenyan blogger, wheremadnessresides decided to write a letter to him: “Dear Kofi Annan: There's a rumour that you're...

21 February 2008

Kenyan Bloggers Outline Political Solutions

From the high street cafes to the dark alleys in Nairobi's river road (down town), Kenyans can be heard discussing what former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan should prescribe as...

11 February 2008

Kenya: Bloggers hopeful of Kofi Annan mediation

When Ghana's President John Kuffour handed the peace batton to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, few people in Kenya had hope that there would be breakthrough in the negotiations....

8 February 2008

Kenya: Bloggers rooting for peace and reconcilliation

After blogs and other online forums had becoming new avenues of channelling tribal prejudices, bloggers are now using the same avenues to express the need for peace and justice in...

4 February 2008

Kenya: Tribal hatred claims its first online casualty

When conflicts erupted in Kenya after the elections, many fingers pointed at the newspapers and radio as the sources of hatred and fanning the fires of tribal hatred that have...

24 January 2008

Kenyan Bloggers back to “almost” normal life

After the unfortunate crisis following the presidential election in Kenya, Kenyan bloggers are back to normal business writing about a variety of non-political subjects.

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