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· November, 2009

Stories about Development from November, 2009

28 November 2009

Namibia: A quick update from VSO volunteer

Ghana: Who Will benefit From Oil?

When UK firm Tullow Oil announced its discovery of 600 million barrels of oil in Ghana in 2007, the blogosphere responded with variegated tones of hope and cynicism.

26 November 2009

Russia: Free Wi-Fi To Be Installed At Moscow Railway Stations

Could the U.S. learn something from China?

Could the world's lone but weary superpower actually learn something from China? This is a question the Time magazine posted when President Barack Obama began his first visit to China....

25 November 2009

Russia Begins Registering Domains in Cyrillic

RuNet Echo

November 2009 will take a special place in the history of the Russian Internet. It is the month when a Cyrillic domain zone was born - .РФ (Russian Federation). Russia...

23 November 2009

Broadband In India: Ideas

22 November 2009

Morocco: Peace Corps Community Honors So Youn Kim

The Peace Corps bloggers are mourning the loss of a fellow volunteer, 23-year-old So Youn Kim, who had worked at a youth center in the southern Moroccan village of Tamegrout....

Africa: Women's rights across Africa

19 November 2009

Global Health: World Toilet Day Raises a Stink

While it may sound like a bad joke, today's World Toilet Day focuses on a not-so-funny issue impacting almost half the world's population -- a lack of toilets and sanitation.

Barbados: Mini Monaco?

18 November 2009

Azerbaijan: News of IRI departure met with concern

Following the cessation of radio broadcasts from foreign stations, as well as the sentencing last week of two video blogging youth activists, comes news of what some see as yet...

17 November 2009

Nicaragua: Farmers express thoughts on Rural Development through video

Conversations for a Better World

The Alzar las Voces (Raise the Voices) project in Nicaragua brings farmers in rural communities the possibility to speak out through video telling of their concerns, their projects, their wishes...