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· July, 2011

Stories about Development from July, 2011

Gambia: Peace Corps Volunteer Visits Gambia After 38 Years

Cote d'Ivoire: Unequal pay for equal work

Malawi: Ports Turns Into Fishing Ground

Kenya: Follow 10 International Bloggers Visiting Kenya

Global Voices Bloggers to Mentor Youth Activists from 10 Countries

Today we announce the names of 10 Global Voices bloggers and 11 activists who will be working together virtually over the next months as part of a new mentoring initiative...

Armenia: The Barber of Ashtarak

China: Ministry of Railways

Republic of Congo: Is the New ‘Made In Africa’ Tablet Actually Chinese?

A new ‘made in Africa' tablet computer from the Republic of Congo was announced in June 2011 to much fanfare. While technical innovation in Africa is worth celebrating, it's worth...

Bangladesh: Financial Inclusion Of The Poor Via Mobile

Bolivia: What needs to improve in La Paz?

Africa: Participate In Photo Competition And Join NEPAD’s 10th Anniversary

Africa: Africa Cartoon Stirs Famine Pornography Debate

Bangladesh: Popular Theatre For Social Change

India: Resolving The Mumbai Potholes Problem

Africa: Start-Up Cafe Africa launched

Factory Closing in South China

Barbados: Legal Battle over Wetlands

China: Bring Your Books to Rural Villages

A prominent Chinese scholar is encouraging netizens to "bring their books to the villages". Now a number of centres have been set up in cities across the country to handle...

Russia: Online Effort to Discredit Environmentalists Exposed

Peru: Amazonian Indigenous Life Threatened By Petroleum

An hour long documentary shows the traditional lives of indigenous people in the Amazon, and how their subsistence lifestyle is threatened by petroleum exploitation and monoculture of renewable energy sources...

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