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DC People – Githongo speaks at CSIS

Prospects for Political Reform in Kenya

a discussion with

John Githongo

Kenyan anti-corruption campaigner

moderated by

William M. Bellamy

Director of the ACSS and former ambassador to Kenya

Friday, December 18, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Illustrated version of the harmonized draft constitution

This illustrated version of the draft constitution is actually very helpful in helping understand the proposed changes.  Kudos to Njeri Gakonyo for putting it together.

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 […]

Kuweni Serious

Website of the week – young Kenyans speak out - Kuweni Serious (hat-tip @afromusing).  It’s relatively new, hope they keep up the content.

….we at Kuweni Serious – we’re a bunch of kids ourselves – have decided to go out there and find out: how do Kenya’s youth feel about all the chaos around […]

Mo Faya in Nairobi

A Kenyan musical written and composed by Eric Wainaina and directed by John Sibi-Okumu.

Starring: Eric Wainaina, Valerie Kimani, Atemi Oyungu and MÅ©mbi Kaigwa

Location:Â The GoDown Arts Centre – Dunga Rd, off Lusaka Rd Tickets available at Silverbird Cinemas (Village Market, Junction and Westgate) and selected Uchumi outlets

Contact Info: Mo Faya 0720 492540 […]

Financial Times Special Report on Kenya

The Financial Times has just put together a special feature report on Kenya.  The FT has done a number of great articles on Kenya this year so I’m looking forward to reading the report – includes articles on the wave of kidnappings to hit Nairobi (just heard from a person in the know that […]

Former Mayor of Bogota to speak at University of Nairobi

The Institute for Transport and Development Policy, Institute for Development Studies (IDS)*, at the University of Nairobi and the Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD)* at Columbia University’s Earth Institute are honored to invite you to a public lecture by Former Mayor of Bogotá, visionary politician and urban strategist, Enrique Peñalosa.

What is a Good […]

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