Stepping Down as Ushahidi Executive Director

It is almost 3 years to the day that I sent out a plea to Kenyan bloggers and techies to help me build what would become Ushahidi.

Since then it has been a crazy rideā€¦from producing an incredible open source platform and working towards scale, to building and working with an incredibly talented team, to [...]

Public Forum on Transitional Justice

Film Festival and Public Forum on Transitional Justice in Kenya

Theme: Reflecting on the Campaign for Reforms and Political Accountability in Kenya. A four-part documentary titled The Unturned Stones will be launched and two publications on transitional justice: A Case Digest on Torture and A Toolkit for Transitional Justice.

Venue: French Cultural Centre (Alliance [...]

On rape during the PEV

DNA Testing Services Kenya has sent a curious letter to O’Campo / the ICC arguing that Kibaki, Odinga, Anyang Nyong’o, Elizabeth Ongoro, Mugabe Were & Major General Ali Mohammed are not culpable for mass rape incidents in Nairobi during the post-election violence period (an estimated 40,500 women and children were raped country-wide), because they have [...]

Update on the Reconciliation agreements

The South Consulting report on the implementation of the Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation (KNDR) agreements, covering the period July-September 2009, can now be found on: http://www.dialoguekenya.org

Reconciliation agreements report

The full South Consulting report on the implementation of the Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation (KNDR) agreements covering the period May – June 2009 can be found here.

African Arguments Online

If you haven’t been to African Arguments Online, definitely worth a visit. There’s an interesting series going on right now about post-election violence and justice in Kenya.

About the website:

Africa has long been the locus and the focus for the most impassioned and intellectually-informed debates. But for many years, specialist Africa coverage in [...]

Documentary on Mungiki now on Youtube

Click here to watch this eye-opening documentary on Mungiki. I had blogged about the documentary a few months ago, I think it was airing on Discovery in the US.

As I keep saying, one of my big concerns is that this scenario is replicating itself all over Kenya.

Kenya on the Brink Conference Video

In case you needed confirmation that Kenys is in the hands of a bunch of jokers (to put it mildly). Conference video is up here.

Hat tip @nairobinotes.