Kenya is abuzz with politics. the political fevers are rising and with the general election in 38 days they can only get higher.
but chess is still active. The main talking points of the local chess scene include
1. The organization of the Dresden Olympiad.
2. The Kenya national chess league
3. Chess Kenya new constitution
4. Horrid tales of Kenyan chess players during Olympiads.
All this and much more stuff on local chess scene can be found at the Kenya chess forum.
Internationally Paul Hoffman has written a great article in the Washington post on chess cheating. Chessbase has an interesting article on Ahmed Adly the newly crowned world junior champion from Egypt.
And finally George 'rusha mawe' Githinji went down as the shortest reigning Kenya unofficial blitz champion.