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· September, 2008

Stories about Blogger Profiles from September, 2008

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Blogger of the Week: Sami Ben Gharbia

28 September 2008

This week's Blogger of the Week is none other than Global Voices Advocacy Director Sami Ben Gharbia, known for his dedication to the fight against oppression and censorship. Sami is originally from Tunisia, but has been based in The Netherlands since 1998. He blogs at fikra.

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Blogger of the Week: Leonard Chien

21 September 2008

Today's Blogger of the Week series introduces us to Leonard Chien, English-Chinese translator and interpreter from Taiwan, and a Lingua powerhouse for Global Voices. When asked what he would chose for a superpower he said “May I increase my translation rates?” So what more can we learn about Leonard than his love for translating? Read more to find out.

Moroccan Blogger Mohammed Erraji Acquitted

19 September 2008

The Blogoma, or Moroccan blogosphere, was buzzing today over news of Moroccan blogger Mohammed Erraji's acquittal. Erraji was arrested last week for writing that the king's charity toward his people encourages them to remain helpless rather than work hard.

Cote d'Ivoire: New blog on web and mobile tech

15 September 2008

Blogger Cartunelo, who studies web programming in Abidjan, launches Monde Techno, a new blog dedicated to “decrypting, analyzing, exploring and showcasing” the best in internet and mobile technologies in Cote d'Ivoire and across Africa [Fr].

BAO, a news aggregator for francophone Africa

15 September 2008

L'observatoire des médias links to BAO, a new user-driven news aggregator for francophone Africa.  Users submit links to news content from around the web and vote on their favorite links.  “A great initiative for our dear continent, a step toward rejecting mediocrity and laxness” [Fr], L'observatoire writes.

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Blogger of the Week: Daniel Duende Carvalho

14 September 2008

This week's Blogger of the Week series takes us to Brasilia, Brazil, where Daniel Duende Carvalho, our Portuguese Translation Manager, opens his heart and talks about his blogging experience, his work online and what he thinks of the Portuguese speaking Brazilian blogopshere. Is living in Brazil all about lazing in the sun and attending loud parties? Juan Arellano finds out.

Argentina: Neuquén Blog Community

2 September 2008

Neuquén is a province in Western Argentina at the northern end of the Patagonia. A community called Neuquén Blogs [es] attempt to collect the many blogs from this region.

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