Call For Peace: AFC Leopards vs Gor Mahia Derby!

Matches between these two big football clubs in Kenyan can turn explosive because of the passion of the fans, which can lead to heated exchanges that sometimes end up in stones being thrown!

This is a call for peace! The upcoming match is a KPL fixture first leg, at Nyayo on Sunday March 18th, 3pm! Be there!

Last year, AFC Leopards and Gor Mahia met four times (Two KPL ties, FKL final, and The Inaugural Kibunja Peace Cup). Only one of the matches- FKL final- that had some sort of altercation. That represents a 0.25 chance of chaos. We both know I’d take my chances even on a 100%, but the point here is, LET THERE BE PEACE!!!

Like these pictures below show:

The players

AFC Leopards and Gor Mahia players show the fans how it's done. Pic from FB. PEACE.

The fans

Um.. can you see me? :)

More fans

Male, Female it doesn't matter if you're green or blue!

Yet more fans

Football is a universal language... passion unites us all!

For more images, check out this Ingwe Fan blog

Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) announces The BAKE Blog Awards

In a bid to reward exceptional bloggers and to also promote content creation in Kenya, BAKE will be organizing bloggers awards this year under the moniker ‘BAKE Blog Awards’. The idea is to recognize bloggers that post consistently, have great and useful content, and are creative and innovative.

There will be a submission phase starting March 15th where blogs will be nominated in 14 categories as below:

1. Best Technology Blog
Blogs that cover tech matters like social media, internet usage, consumer electronics, mobile phones, tech startups etc.

2. Best Photography Blog
Blogs that showcase original photos or have photography related content.

3. Best Creative Writing Blog
Blogs that feature original creative writing in the form of poetry, fiction and essays.

4. Best Business Blog
Blogs that feature business content like business development, entrepreneurship, startups, stocks, investments, banking etc

5. Best Food Blog
Blogs that focus on food, cooking tips, restaurants, wines and recipes

6. Best Agriculture Blog
Blogs that focus on Farming, marketing of agricultural produce, and environmental impact of climate change

7. Best Fashion Blog
Blogs that highlight current trends in Fashion as well as personal grooming, fashion shows

8. Best Politics Blog
Blogs that cover political issues in Kenya.

9. Best New Blog
Outstanding Blogs that were set up from March 24th 2011 onwards.

10. Best Corporate Blog
Blogs run by companies.

11. Best General Blog
Blogs that features content that is exceptional but doesn’t don’t fit into any of the other 13 categories.

A pity there's no sexy blogger award, no? :-)

12. Best Sports Blog
Blogs that feature sports content.

13. Tweep of the Year – Individual
The best individual twitter user in Kenya.

14. Tweep of the Year – Corporate
The best corporate twitter user in Kenya.

The submission phase will run until March 29th and then judges will choose their best 5 in each category. The judges will be drawn from the media and the blogging community.

After the judges pick their best 5 in each category, they will then be voted for by the public from April 10th. The winners in each category will be announced at a gala event on April 28th.

For more details about the BAKE Blog Awards visit http://bloggers.or.ke , the awards website, or email awards@bloggers.or.ke.

More information about The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE)

BAKE is a body that promotes content creation on the web in Kenya and represents a group of content creators who are of Kenyan origin, descent or are based in Kenya and want to:

  • Syndicate their content
  • Network among other fellow content creators
  • Get legal and communal representation from the Bloggers Association of Kenya