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· February, 2009

Stories about Blogger Profiles from February, 2009

Japan: Alpha Blogger Awards 2008 (Part 1)

On the 20th of February, the 2008 Alpha Blogger Awards were held in Tokyo. Sponsored by Pringles Chips, the event this year was attended by close to 80 people (including...

Jordan: After four years of blogging

The Black Iris, from Jordan, turns five and bloger Naseem Tarawanah asks: “I find myself wondering if there’s anything more left to say…”

New Tunisian podcast, in English

Tunisian blogger zizou from Djerba announces plans for a new podcast [FR] about Tunisia, in English, meant primarily for a foreign audience.

India: WordCamp

Delhi Bloggers Bloc is organizing the first WordCamp in India from 21st – 23rd February, 2009. Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress will be present there. You can follow the...

Victorian Bushfires stir compassion and conflict

The grim toll of the Victorian bushfires now has 201 confirmed deaths, including a volunteer firefighter, and 1834 homes destroyed. There have been moving, controversial, bizarre and even innovative responses...

Blogging Gives Kenyan Poetry Larger Meaning And Exposure

Njeri Wangare is a Kenyan poet and blogger based in Nairobi, Kenya. I recently interviewed her at Nairobi Java House in downtown Nairobi and later continued the interview via email....

Cuba: Interview with Blogger Reinaldo Escobar

Cuban blogger Reinaldo Escobar is one of the few bloggers that has worked professionally as a journalist with official Cuban media. Now he is an independent journalist and runs the...

China: Prominent Blogger Stabbed

Prominent blogger and novelist, Xu Lai at ProState in Flame was stabbed twice in a book store, One Way Street, at Beijing when he finished a public talk. Zola and...

Bangladesh: Books By Bloggers

The history of Bangla blogging is relatively short. It was December 2005 when the first Bangla blogging platform was born. But soon more platforms came up and open source development...

Korea: Golden Blog Award

Readers can see the best blog story, best blog, funniest blog, happiest blog, angriest blog, culture blog, food blog, etc. from Korea English blogosphere at the Hub of Sparkle.

Ecuador: An Interview with Winner of Best Latin American Blog

Even though he was unable to travel to Spain to receive the prize for “Best Latin American Blog” in the contest sponsored by 20 Minutos, Carlos Suasnavas is humbled by...

Africa: BetumiBlog Top 100

Franks is excited about her blog being one of the top 100 blogs for learning about Africa. Betumi is a blog about African food: I received word today that BETUMIblog...

Top Ranked Blogs in Africa

If you are following African blogs, you might be interested to know the top ranked blogs in the African blogosphere. Through Afrigator’s ranking system we are able to know the...

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