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Welcome to The Kenya Blog Contest

Response to the earlier post was overwhelming. Thank you for the applications. After review of each and every blog, I hereby present you with the following Awards:

Art ∙ Beauty ∙ Action

Art Award: Recognition and appreciation of poetry. Creativity, choice of words, originality and show of talent.

Beauty Award: Best layout, design, cool features, attractiveness and finest integration of themes and magnificence.

Action Award: Pursuit of ingenuity. Most interactive and frequent in content update.

Introducing The Contestants: [Move your cursor over the ‘Blog Name’ to see a screen shot of the blog]

  • Snippets Of My Life: The blog generally revolves around my thoughts about day to day situations, issues, would be’s , would’ve been’s. I usually have many random ideas about different things hence the name snippets of my life and stupendous tid bits.
  • Mtoto Wa Jirani: I’m a big believer in thoughts and ideas. Everything we see, have or do began as a thought or idea in someone’s mind. If this is true, then, the fundamental ingredient needed to change
  • Theodore: Its random, thoughts from rural Kenya on ICT, and development and Africa
  • Me I Think…: Me I Think… is a blog by a Kenyan girl living in Nairobi. She writes about issues ranging from human rights, politics, life in Nairobi and mostly her own personal experiences.
  • The Diary of a Kenyan Campus Girl: This blog is about a student in a Kenyan campus, living her life one day at a time. Going through the motions of studies and a skewed social life, wondering what life has in store for her.
  • Wamathai: Wamathai is a space where young Kenyan writers share their original poetry, short stories etc.
  • The Greatrnk: The Greatrnk is a blog on everything that is of interest to the general public: from poems, investment tips, sports, reviews and fiction
  • Tulia: life poetry and everything in between
  • The World of Sid Kachumbari: The day to day tripping of Sid Kachumbari from love to life people to places and all things in between for a Kenyan gay man
  • KENVIBEZ: It is a Kenyan focused blog dwelling on society and sports. We post happenings in our social circle keeping the language simple and focus on the big names present. We are not newsy but we somime fall for the gossip bait and peddle some gossip and rumors
  • KwikFix the Kenyan infoToolBox:The Kenyan Life Hacker Tid Bits Tips and Tricks Do It Yourself pieces of our everyday tasks and critical information on the go that slips your service providers webmaster.
  • The Fashion Notebook: This is a fashion blog that talks about world wide fashion including Kenya. Also includes personal outfits.
  • Open Mic: Collection of fiction poetry fantasy remixes and freestyle battles.
  • CerealiNaBoX: CerealiNaBoX is poetry with a realization that life is short and one must only pursue only worth while goals in the brevity that is our time
  • Afrinnovator: We’re about one thing – telling the stories of African startups African innovation African made technology African tech entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs. Our mission is to ‘Put Africa on the Map’
  • 33.3%: Psalms 33.3 Sing to him a new song. Play skillfully with a shout of joy!
  • The Lily Review: The Lily Review is a blog where Kenyan ladies share their experiences knowledge and give advice on beauty fashion relationships and weddings
  • Mgangagenge: Kenya’s first sheng blog. First blog dedicated to Kenyan music. First Kenyan blog with an emphasis on use of emoticons.
  • Diasporadical: DiaspoRadical is an unbiased peak into the mind of New Africa through the eyes of Diaspora residents/natives. While we do write to entertain, DR also creates an open forum in which we can all educate, speak out and speak up.
  • Headquarterz: Headquarterz is a personal blog that is supposed to share in on current affairs especially in the entertainment world. this blog should in a glance describe or brand me as an individual; my interests and my love for people!
  • Mrsmwiti: A little bit of this or that. Things that have a ffected my life or just gor me thinking..
  • Mutheu’s Blog: My life my loves my experiences in words and phrases full of sound color and vision in Living Technicolor.Welcome to the Lunatic Express
  • Intervangelist: The IEA blog targets internet proponents including interpreneurs and developers and enthusiasts. His articles are aimed at promoting internet utilization as a way of nurturing progress.
  • Mwangy’s Posterous: This is a blog about anything and nothing in particular but inclusive of everything I deem fit. It is as personal as deodorant so dont feel compelled to hang around if you dont like it
  • Me Myself and Isis: The Daily Mind Vomit of a Young Woman – Possibly young WOMEN; I may or may not have MPD. Little tip: I’m an acquired taste.
  • Maisha Yetu: A blog that takes a critical look at Kenyan books writers and literature in general
  • My Heart Scripted: My heart’s on paper smeared on it are my words and here I download from the chambers that is me & I write as I am speaking my heart and letting the world know the language of my heart
  • EPLfans: The blog is a check point for the latest in the world fo soccer. Post range from originals to copies
  • Judy Gichoya: A blog that has my daily life lessons and recordings of the life of a medical intern….
  • Ben’s Yen:Expression of life as i experience and interprete it…most of the time bordering along ridiculous or absurd; then again extremes are the flavours to life
  • Diary:A Diary-The Review-Chronicles-and a MPD-plagued mind.
  • TTYL:General rants raves and stories about campus cartoon and hilarity 🙂

Check out the [Announcing The Kenya Blog Contest WINNERS!!!]

  1. July 14, 2010 at 7:43 PM

    I wonder why I did not register mine. Mmh! Goin to vote now.

  2. kenyapharmtech
    July 14, 2010 at 9:16 PM

    Great thing.

  3. Odhill
    July 15, 2010 at 9:37 AM


  4. July 15, 2010 at 10:18 AM

    I should have registered mine…

  5. Duncan
    July 15, 2010 at 12:23 PM

    Vote 4 The Fashion Notebook….it puts swag in Kenyan fashion – very intuitive and well written fashion pieces!!

  6. July 15, 2010 at 12:58 PM

    Hey, egichomo readers! Vote for mine (Action) even though egichomo is being a slacker and not updating the poll so my blog is listed… smh.

    Me, Myself and Isis over at http://memyselfandisis.wordpress.com!!!

    Do I need to say why…? Well, cuz it’s PINK and everybody loves pink!!! And also I update a lot. Akh just go read it, okay..? Thank you!

    Gosh I hope I end up with a more-than-one-digit votecount cuz I might get suicidal if not. So VOTE FOR ME to keep me alive!!!

    TEREN TEREN I am actually v excited about this! And a lot of the blogs are just so lovely!

    • egichomo
      July 15, 2010 at 1:49 PM

      Hey girl,
      your blog has been successfully listed. Thanks for the application. Trying to keep the post up-to-date the best I can. Hope participation in the contest will work to your benefit..

      Keep it real!

  7. draft
    July 15, 2010 at 1:47 PM

    The Greatrnk – though he is lunatic in every sense of the word – Vote for that blog. Nothing you won’t find in there (except gossip of course!)….

  8. Joey
    July 15, 2010 at 2:32 PM

    vote great rnk very interstin blog esp the poem by youngjoey

  9. July 15, 2010 at 6:45 PM

    I just collided into this accidentally. I never knew about it, hope it is not too late for my soccer blog http://PLfans.blogspot.com or NO SOCCER???

  10. July 15, 2010 at 8:00 PM

    The deadline of application is stated as Friday, but the list is already our! HAOKAMUU!! To adm, I want to change the category of http://plfans.blogspot.com to beauty if possible.

    • egichomo
      July 15, 2010 at 8:46 PM

      The deadline worked for you, don’t you think? 😀 You are in the poll..hype the link..thanks for participating.

  11. July 16, 2010 at 12:01 PM

    Vote for Diasporadical because we got Zuku to change their Customer Care practices….(true story: http://diasporadical.wordpress.com/tag/zuku/)

    Plus, we have great writers and a vast variety of content very regularly updated.

    …and most of us are pretty damn sexy.


    Best of luck to all contestants.

  12. kw
    July 16, 2010 at 2:41 PM

    Guys, vote for me i think blog by joliea..am voting voting voting!!!:D 😀 guys, words like this cant describe this blog, you have read it and understand for yourself so have a look and vooote!

  13. Grace Mwaura
    July 16, 2010 at 3:32 PM

    @Gicomo, really impressed! I didnt know we have such enthusiastic Kenyan bloggers.Thanks for the contest.
    I am interested in following bloggers who blog on Environment, youth, conservation and sustainable development here in Kenya. Any links?
    By the way, i have added your Blog to mt RSS feeds on my homepage, i wil always encourage these enthusiastic writers!

    • egichomo
      July 16, 2010 at 5:00 PM

      Hey Grace,
      Thanks for making me smile this big.
      Well, I think the best thing would be for you to go through the guys I follow on twitter. They are very interesting with pointers to @VisionAfrica and @Paulakahumbu. I bet they have put links to their work.

      Ps: Here’s the link to the guys I follow: http://twitter.com/eGichomo/following

  14. Dipwiz
    July 16, 2010 at 4:53 PM

    The Diary of a Kenyan Campus Girl gets my vote! Salute Savvy!

  15. Maina
    July 16, 2010 at 7:19 PM

    DiaspoRadical is the blog and they should have gone on more than just one category.

  16. Ms.D
    July 18, 2010 at 3:27 AM

    I vote Diasporadical for Art Beauty and Action…..YES all the categories….that blog is a MUST read and always has a fresh new topic – trully KENYAN!

  17. July 18, 2010 at 3:54 PM

    EPLfans is a new blog in the blogsphere, if you can’t vote for it then it’s worthy checking it our http://plfans.blogspot.com

  18. July 18, 2010 at 10:34 PM

    Many many many many thanks to all the DR fans and voters. We’re blushing. Collectively.

    Viva la revolucion

  19. mrsmwiti
    July 19, 2010 at 4:36 PM

    Jeez! Somebody impersonated me. What is Mgangagenge?????

  20. July 20, 2010 at 3:36 AM

    Thanks for this useful article.

  21. July 20, 2010 at 7:38 AM

    how on earth did i miss the opportunity to register mine!!! dang. nwe, lets vote.

    • July 20, 2010 at 8:16 AM

      Do I have your vote, Mr Coloseum…? I BETTER, or I will.. I dunno… KILL YOU, perhaps..???

      • July 21, 2010 at 7:12 AM

        i already voted for…….

  22. HASCOL
    July 21, 2010 at 2:10 PM

    Great blog-The Greatrnk

  23. July 21, 2010 at 5:12 PM

    I’ve copied this post here http://imeastafrican.com/forums/topic/view/1 i think this was a pretty good list of blogs, even though they wont be voted for in that site, at least they’ll get new visitors.

  24. July 22, 2010 at 10:10 AM

    how does one submit their blog into the competition are there requirements that one must follow??

  25. mzee
    July 22, 2010 at 3:21 PM


    very interesting and frank blog

  26. July 23, 2010 at 1:06 AM

    I am voting for YES so that we can move on.

  27. July 24, 2010 at 8:33 PM

    I should have registered my blog too! Oh well, lately i haven’t been updating often, maybe next year…
    Still undecided… I’m biased towards Wamathai because i met him and some of my poetry pieces are on there but i’ll see.

    Thanks for putting this up though. There’s blogs i’d never have stumbled upon.
    Well in!

    • egichomo
      August 2, 2010 at 3:07 PM

      Thank you Wairema,
      I’m glad that this post became resourceful. I will be in touch with even greater posts as well as bringing people together. Asante.

  28. jaymes
    July 27, 2010 at 11:18 AM

    haki yetu

  29. Mash
    July 27, 2010 at 12:50 PM

    Vote for Fashion notebook. Pls. The last 3 days’ can save Ellah.

  30. July 27, 2010 at 5:08 PM

    I registered my blog but did not see it on the list

  31. gildah
    July 28, 2010 at 1:59 PM

    The greatrnk the best place to catch up with the best writtings

  32. peter muriira
    July 30, 2010 at 4:21 PM


  33. July 30, 2010 at 4:45 PM

    Kumbe ulinichuja kwa compe siku moja before iishe

  34. July 30, 2010 at 5:14 PM

    A big thank you to everyone who voted, not only for The Greatrnk. But obviously a bigger thank you to those who voted for The Greatrnk.

    A big congratulations to all contestants, you are winners in every way.

    Big up E-Gichomo for hosting this contest.

    Again, thank you all for the massive support.

    • egichomo
      August 2, 2010 at 3:05 PM

      Honored, Looking forward to the launch of EA Bloggers as I present you with the Award. Keep up the good work.
      Thank you.

  35. July 30, 2010 at 5:38 PM

    Well, this is wow at least someone voluteered to introduce a voters forum. Keep it on

    • egichomo
      August 2, 2010 at 3:02 PM

      Thanks Joy, Big plans coming up…Bookmark this blog and follow me on twitter for updates. Link :: http://twitter.com/eGichomo

  36. August 2, 2010 at 2:04 PM

    3.22%. Not bad. Not bad at all.

  37. August 2, 2010 at 2:05 PM

    (and then I laugh at the absurdity of my statement.)

  38. ujo
    October 28, 2010 at 2:45 PM

    Will this contetest see the light of day ever again? And if so, when? How can we submit??

    • eGichomo
      October 28, 2010 at 2:56 PM

      Thanks for dropping by,
      I am making arrangements to host another contest in the beginning of 2011.
      Updates will be shared on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/eGichomo

      This will include an earlier mentioned event. In the mean time join other bloggers on http://www.eabloggers.net

  39. December 17, 2010 at 9:17 AM

    hello Guyz..i have something for you.
    Win a new Parrot AR Drone Quadricopter and Apple 32GB iPad by simply submitting a photograph that represents the concept: “OPPORTUNITY”. Send your photo to http://www.missioneda.org before December 20, 2010

  40. February 25, 2011 at 1:52 PM

    lets proceed fellow bloggers

  41. eGichomo
    February 25, 2011 at 1:54 PM

    2011 EA Bloggers contest will be bigger and better!!!

  42. February 26, 2011 at 12:20 AM

    Vipi Snave, sweet blog plus blog contest idea is awesome cant wait for the 2011 edition niongeze mine. Cheers

    • eGichomo
      February 26, 2011 at 9:32 AM

      Thanks Victor. I’m making arrangements for a better, organized, contest. I’ll communicate more on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/eGichomo

  43. February 26, 2011 at 9:59 AM

    hey…your article is so cool and really good…it is all about the reality based…May God Bless you..take

    care your welcome to this site do like it..:)

  44. eGichomo
    October 13, 2011 at 8:34 AM

    Hey Mona,
    Thank you so much. I read this today morning and I felt blessed and inspired. I will post more awesome posts. God Bless you too.

  45. Bizstler
    December 1, 2011 at 2:40 PM

    Some are realy good esp. me thinks …..

  46. eGichomo
    December 1, 2011 at 2:43 PM

    Thanks Bizstler, I’ll arrange another contest, hope you’ll feature….

  47. January 28, 2012 at 10:13 AM

    Nice contest

    • eGichomo
      January 28, 2012 at 10:16 AM

      Thank you.

  48. brown
    May 29, 2013 at 1:43 PM

    Interesting contest,thank you,check books on world views on blogging at http://www.booksfromus.co.ke/ that will help you in your contest

  49. Johnd301
    May 16, 2014 at 5:31 PM

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