What did Africa Get out of NetMundial Internet Governance Discussions?

BACKGROUND NetMundial, the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance concluded recently in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The meeting’s goal was to develop internet governance principles and proposing a roadmap for the further evolution of the Internet governance ecosystem. In total, 1,480 participants from all stakeholder groups were physically present at NetMundial while, there … More What did Africa Get out of NetMundial Internet Governance Discussions?

#Kenyaat 50: Kenyans Celebrations of 50 Years of Independence

The Republic of Kenya celebrated 50 years of independence from Britain on December 12, 2013. As part of the celebrations for 50 years of independence, some users on Twitter started the hashtag #Kenyaat50 to discuss their feelings during these important celebrations: @GdnDevelopment: A mingled yarn of good and bad: #KenyaAt50 in pictures http://gu.com/p/3y4qn/tw  pic.twitter.com/1HWSWsGWSd A … More #Kenyaat 50: Kenyans Celebrations of 50 Years of Independence

African Union Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The African Union (AU), the single largest organization of states in Africa, marked its 50th anniversary from May 25 to 27, 2013 at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, sparking debate among Africans throughout the continent over the organization’s relevance and effectiveness. The AU began as the Organisation of African Unity, founded on May 25, … More African Union Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Working for a Truly United East African Community Political Federation

Written By: Ephraim Percy Kenyanito Countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Topics: Youth, Students, East African Community, Debate, Regional Integration, Political Integration Is a truly united East African region possible? The youth believe it is. In August in Arusha, Tanzania, a two-day East African Community University Students Debate sought to examine the role youth … More Working for a Truly United East African Community Political Federation

Kenya: Murder of Muslim Cleric in Mombasa Sparks Riots

Written By: Ephraim Percy Kenyanito Countries: Kenya. Topics: Development, Human Rights, Law, Religion, War & Conflict, Youth, Politics, Citizen Media This post also available in: Español · Kenia: Asesinato de sacerdote musulmán en Mombasa desencadenó disturbios 繁體中文 · 肯亞:穆斯林教士遇害引發蒙巴薩暴動 简体中文 · 肯尼亚:穆斯林教士遇害引发蒙巴萨暴动 The killing of Aboud Rogo, a controversial Muslim cleric, on August 27, 2012, … More Kenya: Murder of Muslim Cleric in Mombasa Sparks Riots

East African Community (EAC) University Students’ Debate on EAC Political Integration: A Global Citizen’s Perspective

Written By: Ephraim Percy Kenyanito Countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Topics: Youth, Students, East African Community, Debate, Regional Integration, Political Integration Language: English Ephraim having lunch immediately after arrival at Arusha City, United Republic of Tanzania with fellow Students from the Higher Institutes of Education in the East African Community (EAC:  Burundi, Kenya, … More East African Community (EAC) University Students’ Debate on EAC Political Integration: A Global Citizen’s Perspective

Kenya: Will Citizen Media participate to ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13?

Kenya: Will Citizen Media participate to ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13? Written by: Ephraim Kenyanito Country: Kenya Topics: Elections, Peace, Citizen Media Language: English During Kenya’s general elections of 2007, residents of this East African nation went into post-election violence. Ushahidi’s Ory Okolloh, David Kobia, Julia Rotich and Eric Hersman saw these developments … More Kenya: Will Citizen Media participate to ensure peaceful elections in Kenya in 2012-13?