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· April, 2006

Stories about Blogger Profiles from April, 2006

Ethiopia: Blogging media

Haitian Blogger Yon Ayisyen: “I'm No Revolutionary Hero”

Yon Ayisien (whose name means “A Haitian”) blogs at Ayisyen Sa Nap Regle? (“What's Up Haitians? ” in Creole) and might as well be renamed HaitiPundit. He is the only...

Kenya: Blog awards

African women this week.

Congratulations to Kenyan women bloggers who have won Kenya Unlimited Kaybee awards 2006. Mshairi for best poetry blog; Gussaurus for best new blog and most interactive blog; Mama's Junkyard for...

First Latin-American Blog Contest

Atina Chile(ES), a social action movement that promotes blogging in Chile, organize the blog contest “Atina Blog Awards”(ES). Anyone could inscribe, the only barrier was that they be written in...

Botswana: Nata Village blog

Voices of African women – this week

Fleur writes about the harrowing case of 7 soldiers sentenced to life for rape and crime against humanity for the rape of 119 underage girls in Congo. The government of...

Ethiopia: Growing blogosphere

DRC: Building the Demosphere

Zimbabwe: New blog

Petition Hu Jintao for Global Voices editor Hao Wu's release

Many Global Voices readers have asked what they can do to hasten our friend and colleage Hao Wu's release from detention in Beijing. Hundreds of you have put badges on...

Nigeria: Coming out gay

Ghana: Tagging in Twi

Kenya: Kaybees Award

Botswana: Blogswana funding

Kenya: Rudeness in the Blogosphere

Nigeria: Blogging ideas for new bloggers

Nigeria: Voice blogging

The African women’s blogsphere this week

Virtual cartwheels are perhaps our only last recourse as apparently African women are (still) invisible. Black Looks writes about an recent article in the Guardian where the founder of the...

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