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· January, 2011

Stories about Development from January, 2011

Liberia: Improving Liberian Education

Saudi Arabia: Jeddah Rain .. Again

Saudi Arabia's Red Sea port city of Jeddah has been lashed with rain again, bringing back the ill-fated #Jeddahrain hashtag to our Twitterfeeds. Following are reactions from netizens, who poured...

India: Environment, Common Sense & Social Media

Bulgaria: Sofia's Sugar Factory Tragedy

Ukraine: The Newest Euro 2012 Scandal

Swaziland: My work with social centers

Lesotho: My visit to Lesotho

China: A Subversive New Years’ Video Card

Argentina: Experimenting with Natural Dyes

Brazil: Neo-Colonialism in Africa

Bahamas: economic “Bahamianisation”?

China: Domestic national image film

Kenya: A blog featuring Kenyan jobs

Mali: Cars « Made in Mali » to Be Sold on the West African Market

China: Better metrics for measuring Asian happiness

Taiwan: Product placement and the petrochemical industry

If a petrochemical company treats bloggers to a cushy on-site tour, do posts that follow count as corporate astroturfing? What, as some have alleged, if the excursion was funded by...

Zambia: Zambia is rich but poor

Ghana: Ghana Library website offers over 500,000 books

Africa: Kabissa Network and Online Platform

Lusophone Culture: Buala “Giving Voice” to Contemporary African Cultures

They propose “to create new views, free from prejudice and colonial judgment,” of contemporary African cultures, and in an interview with Global Voices, Marta Lança and Francisca Bagulho talk about...

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