· August, 2006

Stories about Announcements from August, 2006

Happy Blog Day!!!

  31 August 2006

Happy Blog Day!!! Today we celebrate the wonders of the growing and very global online conversation. Blog Day founder Nir Ofir suggests we celebrate by recommending five new blogs. But I really want to take this opportunity to give thanks to our tremendously hard-working Global Voices editors – bloggers living...

Nigeria: Survivor Africa

  31 August 2006

From Big Brother Africa to Survivor Africa young men and women across the continent are making their way up, ascending the ladder of fame. And this time out as many as twelve were called. But only one will be chosen, to take home the star prize of US$100, 000. Courtesy...

International Blog Day is almost here!

  29 August 2006

Don't forget! The second annual international Blog Day is coming up this Thursday, August 31st. Please spread the blog love by participating. A very exciting thing is the vast array of languages in which people are blogging about Blog Day. It will be a day in which we celebrate our...

Celebrate Blog Day with a Global Voices twist!

  14 August 2006

We hope that bloggers around the world will join us in celebrating the second annual Blog Day on August 31st. Israeli blogger Nir Ofir, who conceived and organized Blog Day last year, recently wrote: On these days, of war in the middle east, I would like to remind you all...

Mexico: Tent Cities Cause Chaos

  1 August 2006

Lots and lots of news from Mexico. Ana Maria Salazar says that tent cities have already been installed in various parts of Mexico City in support of Lopez Obrador. “These avenues are totally closed off to traffic and became pedestrian walkways. (Needless to say the traffic was chaotic today. I...