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Anatomy of an African Trending Topic – #KenyaInThe90s

In Happenings on February 25, 2010 at 6:35 pm

For the Ukwelii blog faithful, I must say it’s been a minute…I’ve been pleasantly distracted by my Posterous Photoblog and of course Twitter (and a couple other things, but we’ll get to the “Where’d you go, Mariko” post later on). Meanwhile, the Twitterwebs are abuzz with a new Kenyan Trending Topic (definition: a phrase – that at times with a hash # before it – that is shared by many people on Twitter over a period of time)

Kenya/East Africa’s had it’s share now, with the popularity, scale and ripple effect growing with each one. The past few good Twitter trending topics include #AVitzIsNotACar (A Vitz is not a car) which made it into the blogosphere on Al Kags’ blog and even garnered an official response from Toyota Kenya. Then there was #MWEA10 (but we’re still debating whether this counts because it was a conference, not a by-the-people-for-the-people kind of Trending Topic), and iAlen‘s #YouknowYouAreKenyan was another good one, but thanks to the you’re/your/you are dilemma, didn’t really archive well.

So, seems like Moses Baraza didn’t know he’d be starting one when he started #Kenyainthe90s but he did, and it’s been a hilarious ride through the lives of Kenyans on Twitter (Can’t forget the hashtag of the same name by “CEO of #KenyansonTwitter” – Rojahs)

Here’s a glance at what’s trending right now. (By the time this goes up, it will already be old news. Keep up to date on it here)

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hilum: He paid the ultimate price…..#Renegade #Kenyainthe90s
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Kitteekattii06: RT @SupremeGREAM: #kenyainthe90s when a car registration eg KAB would take a whole year to run out
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kaggzie: #kenyainthe90s when kbc used to start at 4…and right after news was spiff n hercules:)
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Kid_Kanye: RT @Lazizi: RT @Switcheeks: #kenyainthe90s dufu mpararo and the way we’d daka those tadpoles in the name of fishes..hehehe=>DEAD
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Lazizi: #kenyainthe90s weather forecast by the 1 n only, Ngwata francis.
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TheMacharia: #Kenyainthe90s Blueband Quiz show. I was on that show, and we won!
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Tininai: #kenyainthe90s the doubledecker buses at bus station.
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Amasy: #kenyainthe90s sabuni ilikuwa Rexona na lifebouy
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asayf: We could buy something for a shilling! #kenyainthe90s
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Tininai: RT @Lordacolyte: Hi-tops ie Fila, Reebok, Nike were in, and for broke asses there was Fiba, Reobek and Niks #kenyainthe90s
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MoSande: #kenyainthe90s I went to Montecarlo, Hollywood and Vibestar once!
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will_e88: #kenyainthe90s the ‘oxford’ geometric set…… a must have for KCPE
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Mungei: @Erickogweno yeah..I rem one time during the ASK show one of the parachute guys landed on stima posts and lines..ha! ha! #Kenyainthe90s
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edsamich: RT @Chiira #kenyainthe90s Ulinzi Stars could actually challenge teams like Tusker United for the Premier League title> make it AFC nt ulinzi

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lyssawambui: #kenyainthe90s when u cud go 2 Uhuru Park with kenchic or city park 2 c th monkeys made mst of th sundays.
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muniu: #Kenyainthe90s the Sanyo TV with sliding doors ws still cool
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muniu: #Kenyainthe90s GoK had no spokesman n Moi fired guys via Radio/TV at 1 o’clock news
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SupremeGREAM: #kenyainthe90s birth of head on collision. proffesor kiogothe
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kiagiri: Omo Pick-a-box … the money or the box? #kenyainthe90s
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matrixster: #kenyainthe90s kids used to wear shorts to school. Nowadays even kindergartens wear long pants. Even Sunshine Secondary!
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flyefi: #kenyainthe90s folks used 2 chase us from watching Tropical Heat… it was PG18 them days I think

itsKwambox: #Kenyainthe90s Fred Obachi Machoka and the show is Music time…Rear watts the masai dancerz wer the starz!
Chiira: #kenyainthe90s The huge screen at Thika Road’s drive in used to work
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gich99: #kenyainthe90s movie at Kenya Cinema and #wimpy lunch = #cooldates
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Mukanzi: RT @Sara_Mburia: Wash and blowdry for 30 bob #KenyaInThe90s
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mwanikih: RT: @nzilani: #kenyainthe90s those ink pens you had to refill < OMG! Haha! And they were so messy. Used Quail Ink!
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nymou: Ending Man Computer Game #kenyainthe90s seriously, who decided to call a console that. and Nintendo and Atari
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Switcheeks: #kenyainthe90s kamatana na mlazo hairstyles for back to school openings..nkkt
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will_e88: RT @amisij: Ramayan, Mahabharat “JAI SHREE RAM!!!” #kenyainthe90s< lol
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jusBlackman: #kenyainthe90s Maembe pilo, Kashata, Cool (Ice) mabuyu..
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missmacharia: #kenyainthe90s kass kass, rastrut, and jam jimmy jam jam-a-delic!
#kenyainthe90s wawawawa drawing cartoons in the blackboard closing day
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Chiira: #kenyainthe90s Starehe was the school to beat in KCSE while Olympic in Kibera ruled at KCPE
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Mwangy: when fuel was 40/- a litre #kenyainthe90s
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wanyax: #kenyainthe90s red GreatWall TVs with a rainbow coloured film to convert them “from black-and-white to colour”!
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saitonne: School Outfitters, Textbook Centre and @BataKenya the first week of January #kenyainthe90s
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Chiira: #kenyainthe90s Katherine Kasavuli and Fayaz Qureshi on @KTNKenya 9 O’clock news
mwanikih: #kenyainthe90s Playing cards using the Maziwa ya Nyayo cut outs. They had, Boxing, Football and Netball cards!
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RamaRamzZ: #Kenyainthe90s exchanging above the rim and spacejam vcr tapes in school.usiambie ‘odijo’
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Lordacolyte: Every matatu on a route that was in the 100s ie 118 would only play roots n culture reggae. Nothing else! #kenyainthe90s

Bonus Tweet:

They even got a big-up from the official Nestle Nesquick Twitter page:

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NestleNesquik: Yes .Agreed. RT @Kitteekattii06: #kenyainthe90s Nesquik in every household

That’s probably not even the best of it all, but just a taste. Here are some of the videos being shared during the trending topic, bound to bring a chuckle or two.

Stay tuned to this post, I’ll try and update it, but I’ll need your help. Give me your favourite videos and tweets and we’ll at least immortalise them here… 😉

What’s your favourite memory of Kenya in the ’90s?

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Kuweni Serious – Waking a Sleeping Generation of Kenyans

In Perspective on December 15, 2009 at 12:13 pm

Young people in Kenya are no strangers to controversy, it must be said. The perpetrators of Kenya’s post-election violence in the last elections used the youth to execute their agendas.

It’s about time somebody spoke up and like Obama will tell you, there’s no better time than now.

Introducing Kuweni Serious ~ Swahili for ‘Get Serious’


They have some serious points of view for ‘young people’ seeing as they are the firebrands of a sleeping generation.

Kenya’s youth have largely been characterized as hedonistic generation of brand-obsessed youth, moving from party to party in the night and congregating on Facebook during the day – using TV, music and brands as our badges, our ID. We’re the Moi generation – the ones who grew up on the now-defunct “Maziwa ya Nyayo” school milk. We watched our parents root for and obtain multi-partyism, and we watched the country shrivel up and almost die under years of Moi’s rule.

And they are not afraid to call out the issues that plague young people in Kenya today.

We’re detached from the affairs of the country, they say – picking our addictions (which one will it be? Drugs, sex, TV, alcohol or God?) while the country burns. Perhaps it is true – what would you expect from a generation who are continuously referred to as “tomorrow’s leaders” in a country where people like one Mr. Kibaki have been in government for as long as Kenya has had a government? Tomorrow never comes, so we might as well carry on with our lives and forget about politics.

Here’s one of the videos on Kuweni Serious featuring George Gachara of Picha Mtaani of which needs a blog post from me too. He speaks candidly on the role of the media in Kenya, and his prediction of what will happen in 2012.

So as you can see, there is a debate that ought to be going on, young person to young person. More on Gachara’s interview here. Note: Youth in Kenya is anyone under 35. Kuweni Serious are trying to put a spotlight and include thought leaders on what we really ought to be thinking about, seeing as youth continue to be the majority of voters in this country.

It is perhaps only when our country was set on fire that we began to see how deeply politics affects us. A few months later, we were paying hitherto-unheard-of prices for fuel, there was water rationing, and power rationing, and then food started to run out. Only then did many more of us realize that we can’t hide forever in the company of the Lil’ Wayne’s and Prison Breaks of this world. Perhaps it is only when our comfort zones were threatened that we realized that our leaders, our “Honorables” are self-obsessed, thieving, murderous idiots. Honorables, indeed.

Blinky Bill, member of Just A Band and overall inspiring dude is honest when asked why he thinks we’re a whining nation, and why he thinks we keep voting in the same old people into Government.

Which moves us on to the real question on youth. Staring it face-to-face and asking people what matters.

And so 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 us? Are we proud to be Kenyan or are we secretly wishing we could get green cards and disappear forever? Where shall we raise our own kids? Are we happy?

Convener of the National Youth Convention, Emmanuel Dennis, gives outspoken insight into why we can’t give up on this nation and why the youth seem so apathetic and detached from politics.

Food for thought.

We intend to seek out all the young people out there who are trying to make sense of all this, the youth groups, the activists, the people who read the news and get so annoyed that they write angry status updates on Facebook, the students, the guys and girls who’ve just landed their first job and have been hit hard by the realities of the economy. We want your opinions, we want your stories. We don’t know what we’ll find, we might step on a few toes, but we’ll do our best.

Join Us. Kuweni Serious.

And there’s plenty more where all this came from including a poignant piece by Njoki Ngumi, as well as interviews with award-winning photographer Boniface Mwangi, journalist Abdullahi Ahmed and more. Follow Kuweni Serious on Twitter and Join them on Facebook too.

As Obama said – The time for change is now.

29th October 2009

Kenya’s youth have largely been characterized as hedonistic generation of brand-obsessed youth, moving from party to party in the night and congregating on Facebook during the day – using TV, music and brands as our badges, our ID. We’re the Moi generation – the ones who grew up on the now-defunct “Maziwa ya Nyayo” school milk. We watched our parents root for and obtain multi-partyism, and we watched the country shrivel up and almost die under years of Moi’s rule.

Pamoja Mtaani Wins Award + Features at Games for Health 2009

In Happenings on November 27, 2009 at 12:36 pm

This post is long overdue, but earlier this year, Pamoja Mtaani – a videogame I co-wrote and consulted on for Warner Bros was awarded the Global Business Coalition‘s Core Competence Business Excellence Award. The excerpt is below.

Congratulations to Award-Winning”PAMOJA MTAANI” (”Together in the Hood”), Behavior Change Video Game

The “PAMOJA MTAANI” (”Together in the Hood”), Behavior Change Video Game, created by Warner Bros, won the Global Business Coalition’s Business Excellence Award.

As a key component of the Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation, this open world five player LAN-Based PC game educates youth in Kenya.

The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria honored Warner Bros. Entertainment with the Core Competence Business Excellence Award for the video game “Pamoja Mtaani” (”Together in the Hood”) at the GBC Business Excellence Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. “Pamoja Mtaani”, Swahili for “Together in the Hood”, is an open world, five player LAN-based PC video game created by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in collaboration with technical experts within the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and noted serious games developer, Virtual Heroes, Inc.

Warner Bros. Entertainment, in partnership with PEPFAR, applied its core competence to develop an action-based videogame pilot that is delivering targeted HIV prevention messages to East African youths. The videogame combines traditional gameplay with messages aimed at changing behavior, focusing on key behaviors that can reduce HIV infections among youth. The game development is part of The Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation, a  public-private collaboration among PEPFAR and businesses with critical core competencies such as messaging, new technologies and market research.

The “Pamoja Mtaani” videogame can be played at select youth venues in Nairobi, which are an integral component of this new initiative to revolutionize HIV prevention. The game, intended to engage youth through fun interaction, is designed to help influence HIV risk perceptions, attitudes and behaviors among young people in Nairobi.

Pamoja Mtaani also featured at Games for Health 2009. Below is the presentation that Producer, Kirsten Gavoni, gave some details on what it was like making the videogame (It was Warner Bros. first such project in Africa)

Pamoja Mtaani is available to play at three centres in Nairobi right now, two centres in the Mukuru slum and the National Youth Service along Thika Road. I’d suggest you go play it.

KTN’s Larry Madowo interviews Kahenya Kamunyu and Mark Kaigwa on Social Media

In Happenings on November 20, 2009 at 3:34 pm

Last week, Larry Madowo – Business Anchor for KTN, sent out a tweet to his followers on who to bring to KTN’s Sunrise Live show the following morning to talk about Social Media. The said person would accompany Kenyan Twitter Rockstar and techpreneur (not to mention, good friend of mine) Kahenya Kamunyu.

Thanks to the likes of Teddy and many other people on Twitter, I was recommended and got Larry’s call later that evening. I was both humbled and very grateful for those who put in the good word from me, and I hope I did them justice in the interview, of which is an excerpt below via Kahenya.

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World Cyber Games Kenya Team is here!

In Perspective on October 26, 2009 at 9:22 pm

So, if you’ve been keeping up with things on the Ukwelii Blog, a couple weeks ago, I told you about the WCG Kenya Team Finals happening at the Village Market.

They went down, and we’re pretty successful. For those who were unable to make it, and those who want to cheer the Kenya team, they leave in around 2 weeks for China to represent Kenya at the World Cyber Games.

There’s an official website for Kenya and Facebook group now so you can keep up with all the action.

It was sponsored by D Link, Mecer, The Village Market, and the awesome guys behind The Lwanda Magere Comic,

Don’t forget to check out the video below for all the action from the Village Market.

The event was the first of its kind and is called the NexGen Gaming Tournament.

Seems gaming’s taking good footing in Kenya, I wish Erix, Nathan, Deen and the gang all the best.

WaKenya eeeeeh!!!! WaKenya aaaaaahhhh!!!!

Go Kenya.

Wonder if they’ve got a name – like Shujaa – 7’s team, Chipu – short for Chipukizi – under 20 7’s Rugby team… WCG Gaming Team – Chezo? I don’t know 🙂

Lola Kenya Screen Preview: Independent Producers in Eastern Africa Workshop

In Film, Happenings on July 20, 2009 at 8:13 am

Those interested in attending a 3-day policy-making brainstorming workshop at Lola Kenya Screen 2009 later this year can send their Application (request one), Motivation and CV to director@lolakenyascreen.org.

Lola Kenya Screen Logo
Deadline is 25 July 2009.

Independent producers from:

  • Eastern Congo-Kinshasa
  • Rwanda
  • Burundi
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Kenya
  • Sudan
  • Ethiopia
  • Eritrea
  • Djibouti
  • Somalia
  • Return tickets & accommodation for one participant per country available.

    It’s all part of the Lola Kenya Screen 2009 which will host plenty of skill development programmes. It runs from the 10th to the 15th of August Rut Gomez Sobrino of the Barcelona-based UNESCO Centre of Catalonia—UNESCOCAT leads the team of mentor experts who will conduct the programmes. Sobrino shall conduct a round table conference on the UNESCO Audiovisual E-Platform project in the framework of Lola Kenya Screen.

    Also present will be Danish television director, producer and concept-maker Anette Tony Hansen, who will facilitate the Television Drama for children and youth workshop with adults. It is expected that at least five TV drama films targeting children will be realised from this hands-on workshop and that thereafter there will be greater interest among TV practitioners to create more professional TV dramas for children and youth.

    All this and more. See Lola Kenya Screen
    Spread the word.

    Mawulire ki Kampala? Here I Come!

    In Film, Happenings, Perspective, Real Talk on July 9, 2009 at 11:22 am

    It’s been a minute since I hit up the blog, I know…but in case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been pleasantly distracted by Posterous and Twitter, on which I proclaim you can follow me much closer, and much better. Blog is for big news, like this news. With that, I might as well make it formal: I have good news. I’ve been selected as a finalist in the Annual Maisha Filmmakers Lab Program for 2009.

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    The Maisha Film Lab is arguably the best Filmmaking and Technical Lab in the region and it’s main lab is it’s Annual 23 day lab in Kampala, Uganda. This is one of the greatest stepping stones for filmmakers in Eastern Africa with many Maisha Alumni going on to chart out some serious headway in their respective film industries. Besides the Annual 23 Day lab, they also conduct 4 shorter Screenwriting Labs (8-days) at 4 Regional Film Festivals (I was a part of last year’s at the Kenya International Film Fest in Nairobi.) I’d encourage you, if you’d be interested in filmmaking or writing for screen to participate and apply for one of their labs.

    So I leave for the beautiful city of Kampala from the 25th of July to August 16th. Hopefully, if I don’t actually direct my film, I’ll assist in directing someone else’s. (fingers crossed) Directing is something I’ve really wanted to get into for the past couple months. I’ve been patiently writing, and though I’m yet to see a film through to production, it seems this might be my chance to do both. A quick recap into how I got into screenwriting.
    In December ’07 I attended a Theatre Company Playwriting workshop with Playwright Roberta Levitow. I wasn’t a selected participant, but with some free time on my hands after finishing uni, I was so glad that Keith Pearson and Mumbi Kaigwa let me attend as the Go-pher :). I ended up participating and eventually writing a comedic play on an altercation I had with The Kenya Police regarding a safety-belt in what could (only in Kenya) be referred to as ‘The Crackdown Era’ – Where The Great Matatu Reforms of 2007(R) occured. The skills I learnt there were (and continue to be) invaluable to me. They were the best foundation and exposure anyone could ask for. I served some great tea as well, by the way 🙂
    From then on, I went on to co-write the Warner Bros. Interactive  Project ‘Pamoja Mtaani‘ (Part of the HIV Free Generation Project) and work on 5 Animated Short Films. Cajetan Boy worked with me on Pamoja Mtaani, and he introduced me to Maisha. I sent in an application to the first Maisha Screenwriting Lab at KIFF (Kenya International Film Festival) and was accepted into the week-long screenwriters lab. I kept excellent notes and learnt plenty. I also developed a couple better screenplays, not to mention Radio and TV Scripts for Advertising (The industry, I’m slowly beginning to call House – not Home i.e. you can move house, you can’t move home… But no lie, it’s growing on me. 🙂
    Of that lab, came out Writer/Director Paul Ekuru’s The Dance for Wives (Which premiered in Kenya at Alliance Francaise on Monday 6th July after screening at the Zanzibar International Film Fest and The Rwanda International Film Fest…I was at the premiere and uploaded pics to my Posterous. View them here) I’m so glad to see Paul’s film get the attention it has had. It was nominated for two Kalasha Awards recently, Best Short Film and Best Leading Actress (Karen Lucas aka Kaz)
    So, long story short, applied as soon as I found out about this years lab, back in May and I got the call on the 2nd of July. Can’t wait to see what will come out of this Lab. I don’t know all of the other finalists personally, but I know that my friend Bernadette, also at last years Maisha Lab @ KIFF and Richard from Big Brother Africa 2 were selected.
    Can’t wait to meet, study, re-write, re-write, re-write and make movies! Wish me luck!

    The Gathering (TED Viewing)

    In Happenings, Perspective, Real Talk on June 15, 2009 at 6:32 pm

    Carrying on from where I left things with the Sneak Peek.

    Planning

    It was slightly hectic for most people who I approached to host the event. It was a week to the date, and most venues were either booked, or had a strict booking policy. All of which was understandable. This was an impromptu event with a minimal budget.

    I hesitated to invite all the people I knew would want to come, partly due to the short notice, and the fact that I hadn’t organised a projector and a sound system yet, let alone get a venue. After Joshua and I sending out emails to all the connections we knew, all that was left was to make phone calls and hope for a confirmation or interest in hosting. They weren’t able to come through.

    Over the weekend, though, I met with  Phares Kaboro, an active member of Skunkworks-Kenya who reminded they would be hosting their weekly meeting the following Tuesday, at Teleposta Towers. I let him know about the impromptu TED Video Screening idea and he seemed interested. He in turn floated it the Skunkworks team and bada bing! We had a venue.

    So, with a venue, and a day to ‘wrap it all up’ it became a matter of arranging for a projector or TV. My brother has an awesome (and quite portable) speaker system he uses in his studio, so I knew I had the sounds, all that was left was to source for the elusive projector. It was time to think on my feet, after placing a number of phone calls to hear people charging alarming rates for projectors I double-checked the situation with none other than my Mom to hear her thoughts. All this time, I had forgotten about the office next door to my Mom’s which rents/sells laptops and projectors – personal friends of ours too. I got a great out-of-this-world deal on a projector, and we were good to go. Only thing was by the time this was ‘landing in place’ it was three hours to the event.

    This partly explains my reluctance to do more than tweet about the event, I apologise to those who I wasn’t able to inform in time.

    The Event

    That evening, it rained. And for anyone in Nairobi, whether you understand Nairobi or not, you understand that rain breeds the longest, noisiest, most disorganized choking and clogging of all arteries out of the Central Business District. Some refer to this as traffic, but the definition of ‘traffic’ doesn’t cut it. Needless to say, the rain didn’t dishearten many a TED fan. I arrived to find Phares making preparations, and we quickly gave the whiteboard a sprucing up. It was to welcome (and direct) guests to the event.

    I got there semi-soaked actually, but in one piece. Luckily, Erik was in Westlands where the sound system and projector were awaiting pick-up from my Mom’s office. He gladly picked them from there that afternoon.

    Guests began streaming in slowly as the downpour outside turned into more of a light drizzle. Things did start a little later than expected, but they began on a good footing. The crowd, for an impromptu event, was impressive. I spotted +25 people there including all of the other TED Fellows I mentioned.

    Quick intros, and with the gadgets fired up, we proceeded to start with Andrew Mwenda’s controversial but very poignant piece on what he calls ‘The African Question.’

    …to look beyond the media’s stories of poverty, civil war and helplessness and see the opportunities for creating wealth and happiness throughout the continent

    This talk was at TED Global in 2007 in Tanzania, and it set the tone for plenty more strong protagonists of the Dead Aid school-of-thought to emerge. It’s an amazing talk that I had watched once, but got plenty of insight this time around, I’m sure you will too.

    It was between Erik and Joshua to pick some of their favourite speakers from TED Long Beach 2009 Next, we watched Nathan Wolfe’s mind-blowing take on pandemics and the micro-biological work he’s been doing. Interesting stuff, lots he

    …outwitting the next pandemic by staying two steps ahead: discovering deadly new viruses where they first emerge — passing from animals to humans among poor subsistence hunters…before they claim millions of lives.

    Following this, was one of Sheila Ochugboju’s favourites, Elizabeth Gilbert’s talk on Creative Genius – a new way to think about it…I don’t really know how to describe this, and I know I don’t want to spoil the surprise. It was one of the highlights of the talks, provoking the most chuckles (several being from me) especially coming out of a creative field, much of what she said resonated with me, and yet she still kept a broad appeal from the audience, while being remarkably unique and genuine.

    …muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. It’s a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.

    Erik at this point, challenged the crowd to whether they would prefer to watch a video from TED Global or another one from TED 2009. The crowd was highly in favour of the TED Global Talk. This talk could be considered an African classic by firebrand economist George Ayittey. It is a must-watch if you’ve never heard his talks before. Here he gives his famous Cheetah vs. Hippo Generation Talk, which so happened to be the very first TED Talk I ever watched.

    (When it got to the Fisherman/Boat story, for time concerns, we moved on – though I’d still recommend you have a look at the story) Quite something, isn’t he?

    To cap the night off, was one of the most watched TED Talks around. Bill Gates hopes to solve some of the world’s biggest problems using a new kind of philanthropy. In a passionate and, yes, funny 18 minutes, he asks us to consider two big questions and how we might answer them.

    Great event so far, and I believe the official event will be in July (This was an impromptu gathering, which just so happened to occur when quite a number of TED Fellows were in town)

    But I look forward to your thoughts, if you were there or not, and if you’re new to TED, do let me know what you think. Big thank you to Joshua, Phares, and everyone who came out.

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    Free 3 Day Animation Workshop in Nairobi

    In Happenings on April 30, 2009 at 11:18 am

    The Nairobi Institute of Technology will be hosting a FREE 3-day Animation Workshop on:

    ‘Character Setup for CG Movies’

    Credit: Jimmy Levinsky, Truemax Student

    Credit: Jimmy Levinsky, Truemax Student

    Venue: Nairobi Institute of Technology, Westlands, Narobi
    Dates: May 6, 7 & 8th 2009
    Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM ( 1 Hour lunch break in between)
    Tutors: Founders of Truemax Academy School of 3D, CGI and Animation (http://truemax.com/)

    For more information please call:

    Nairobi Institute of Technology on 020- 375-1636

    or

    Nimu Waweru on 0727-11-33-60

    Feel free to spread the word.