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· December, 2010

Stories about Development from December, 2010

Ghana: Takoradi, More Than a Tale of Two Cities

Glimpses of Citizen Media from Portuguese language countries in 2010

Throughout 2010 the lusophone blogsphere has given new perspectives on important issues that mainstream media tends to ignore. Read this post and discover a selection of the voices that Global...

Africa: Formal education is not advancing Africa

Saudi Arabia: The Kingdom in One Sentence

Africa: MDGTagger available in Swahili

Bermuda: bird's eye view

Cuba: cheaper remittances

Barbados: abolish income tax?

Sri Lanka: Development, Not Aid

China: Press conference held following suspicious death of rural activist

It has not been a peaceful week in the news, with a crossbow-shooting bomber-petitioner in Beijing, a city administration official killed with a screwdriver today in Fujian province, and the...

China: Christmas Day death of a Zhejiang village leader

Tragedy bookends Year 2010 for Francophone Citizen Media

It appears that tragedy will bookend yet another year rich in remarkable events in the world of francophone citizen media. The month of January set the tone with the fallout...

China: Rich state, poor people

“In the beginning was the Word”: Blogs by Bible translators

This week Christians will celebrate the birth of Jesus. Christianity appears in many forms around the world and has around 2.2 billion adherents. In this post we take a look...

Sri Lanka: A Rational Approach to Re-settlement

China: South-North Water Transfer Project

Colombia: During a Harsh Winter, President Santos Proposes Creation of New Cities

2010 Chinese blogosphere: Peace and conflict

The top stories among Chinese communities in Northeast Asia in 2010 can be summarized in two words: Peace and Conflict.

Africa: The Scandal of the “Ill-gotten Gains”

In the scandal of the wealth accumulated by some African politicians, the French Supreme Court of Appeals reversed the verdict pronounced by Paris Court of Appeals a year ago. The...

Chile: Prison Fire Sparks Debate on Social Networking Sites

A fire in a prison in San Miguel in Santiago, Chile, which killed more than 80 prisoners after one of its towers caught fire, caused mixed reactions on social networks....

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