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· October, 2008

Stories about Development from October, 2008

South Africa: The Impact of Mobile Active '08

Trinidad & Tobago: Building Walls

Cambodia: Hero of the Year nominee

Trinidad & Tobago: The Price of Progress

Kazakhstan: Blocked Bloggers Discuss Economics

Although LiveJournal, the major blog platform on the post-Soviet space, including Kazakhstan, is still not accessible through the national telecom monopolist Kazakhtelecom, Internet enthusiasts find their way to express their...

Dominica: State of Affairs

Rising Voices Nominated World's Best Blog

Global Voices’ citizen media outreach project, Rising Voices has been nominated for a “Best of the Blogs Award” (B.O.B.) in the category “Best Weblog”. More than 8,500 weblogs were suggested...

Tax incentives to invest Africa: chance for development or more Françafrique?

Le Pangolin [Fr] posts an excerpt from Le Journal du Dimanche on a new provision that would reduce taxes for French companies that invest in developing countries, “especially in Africa.” According...

New law gives tax incentives to French companies investing in Africa

Russia: Kaliningrad's Real and “Fake” Estate

Sri Lanka: Challenges in a village

Guyana: Social Services

Czech Republic, Ukraine: Prague vs Kyiv

Ukraine: Politics Versus the Economy

Ukraine's tumultuous internal politics has long stood in the way of the country's economic development - and even now, at the time of an economic crisis, there seems to be...

India: Could be better

China: Shekou 30th anniversary

Cape Verde: Crisis? What crisis?

After questioning the reasons for a recent wave of prices rise in Cape Verde, bloggers were surprised last week at the news that the country is immune to the economic...

Blogging Rural Morocco: Peace Corps Volunteers

Morocco has an active and healthy blogosphere. Bloggers write in Arabic, French, English, Spanish, and Amazigh, covering a wide range of topics and issues. The one negative about the Moroccan...

Jordan: The Fall and Rise of Rainbow Street

Ukraine: Politics, Economic, Sports

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