Daily Dozen: 12/01


Contenders for Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court [KenyanJurist]
Proof that Moi ruled Kenya for 24 years while semi-literate [DN]
On the rise of Women [TEDtalks]
“Southern Sudan and Convenient Patriotism” [Very Interesting]
Gabrielle Giffords’ Shooting: The Impact on Obama’s Presidency [TIME]
Has the Church Failed Us? [AfricaUnchained]
The Five Things About A Wedding Men Care About [UIGM]
The 41 Places to Go in 2011 [NYT]
What FIFA mean by awarding Messi is that winning the World Cup is worth nothing. [Guardian]
CSI Tamasha [Milonare]
The Misconception & The Truth About Procrastination [Some Blogger]
Google Reveals Its 2011 YouTube Symphony Orchestra, Vuvuzela’s Included [FC]

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The SoapBox: “Southern Sudan and Convenient Patriotism”


It’s annoyingly hard to not know what’s going on in Southern Sudan right now; every national media outlet has dedicated so much airtime to it that it’s apparently become a national priority. But as they vie for their independence from the rest of Sudan and bleed rivers for their struggles, at one point or another, we must all have wondered what our responsibility – or rather our interest – is really based on.

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Daily Dozen: 11/01

- Girls Who Created Social Network for Farmers [KenyaNews]
IDEOS Android Is Now Available in Kenya [Twitter]
2011 INEC Nigeria Voter Registration Video [God Bless Pidgin English]
Global Barometer of Hope And Despair: Outlook On 2011 Economy [TIME]
Coming up with a name for a new nation: Southern Sudan [NB]
The Côte d’Ivoire prison hotel of election winner [M&G]
Is Raila Odinga evil or a man whose hands are tied? [KumeKucha]
Superstar Akon Gets Diplomatic Status From Senegal President [AN]
Gbagbo, the new Mugabe? [BoundarySentinel]
Kenyan Rapper Bamboo Signs Major Deal, Apparently [AHH]
Cash-strapped Zimbabwe Willing to Put Judiciary Up for Sale [News24]
Why guys should always make the first move … well … sort of [LilyReview]

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