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· August, 2007

Stories about Blogger Profiles from August, 2007

Ugandans and Expats Face Off in the Blogosphere

"I can also tell an American blogger when I read one—they are different in a way that neither makes me laugh or angered. See this entry, for example. Well, maybe...

Madagascar: Malagasy travellers encouraged to blog their stories.

Tattum explains that madonline started a new project that strives to promote blogging activities in Madagascar. The project will initially focus on asking bloggers to tell stories of their travels...

Malawi: Moving on Despite the Politics of Section 65

The phenomenal story of 19 year-old Malawian blogger William Kamkwamba continues to attract attention from around the globe. William began making headlines after his appearance at the TEDGlobal 2007 conference...

Kuwaiti blogger Bashar Al-Sayegh released!

It has been reported that Bashar Al-Sayegh, the Kuwaiti blogger who has been arrested earlier this week for comment posted by an anonymous on his forum, has been released.

Let Hoder Speak!

Following the suspension of Hossein Derakhshan’s blog (aka Hoder) by the U.S. based hosting company, Hosting Matters, an online petition has been launched by The Eyeranian in support of Hoder’s...

Bolivia: Interview with Joaquin Cuevas

Blogs de Bolivia [ES] interviews comic blogger Joaquin Cuevas, where he explains that he began publishing to the web due to censorship at the newspaper where he was previously employed.

Hossein Derakhshan’s blog is suspended

The blog of the Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan (aka Hoder) has been suspended by the U.S. based hosting company, Hosting Matters, after a complaint filed by lawyers representing Mehdi Khalaji,...

Peru: Blogger Meet-up in Huánuco

Juan Arellano's recent trip to Huánuco provided an opportunity to meet-up with a group of bloggers from that city [ES].

Bolivia: Website for Bloggers Convention

Bloguivianos [ES] is the recently launched website for the upcoming national blog convention to be held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. http://www.bloguivianos.com/

Sneak Preview of Jordanian Blogger Identities

Naseem Tarawneh from Jordan gives us a sneak preview of the identities of bloggers on the Jordanian blogosphere.

Arabisto: Where Arab Americans Make a Difference

Arabisto is an Arab American blog where Arab Americans make a difference. This week I speak to founder Nadia Gergis who tells us about the site, why and how it...

Bahrain: Meet the Bloggers!

Thursday 2 August saw the 31st gathering of Bahrain's bloggers, and instead of giving you a summary of blog posts this week, Ayesha Saldanha is going to introduce you to...

Israel: Blog Day on August 31

Ouriel Ohayon, from Israel, reminds us that Blog Day is on August 31. “On this day every blogger will post a recommendation of 5 new blogs. This way, all blog...

Malaysia: Welcoming Blogger's Political Move

Unspun welcome blogger Jeff Ooi taking an active role in politics by joining an opposition party in Malaysia. “It will be instructive to see, however, whether he can translate his...

Tanzania: Lessons on building a virtual blogging community

How do you build a democratic blogging community made up of members living in different parts of the world? The Tanzanian experience in building its formal organization, Jumuwata, offers important...

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