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· September, 2008

Stories about Development from September, 2008

Jamaica: Mining Woes

Suez Canal donates 1,000,000 Egyptian Pounds to Doweika Victims

Like Asser Mattar, many Egyptians were happy to find out that Suez Canal canceled its annual celebration on September 14 to donate a total of one million Egyptian Pounds to...

The Balkans: Subotica Mosque; Balkan Muslims

Dominica: Longevity

Cuba: Assessing the Damage

Latvia: Stradini Hospital

Bangladesh: The other face of Dhaka

World Bank Film Competition – Social Dimensions of Climate Change

The world bank has a call for submissions of short 2-5 minute documentaries that show the social effects or aspects of climate change. The deadline for the competition is October...

Cuba: Suffering a Setback

Hong Kong: Save the Ha Pak Nai Wetland

A major developer in Hong Kong is planning to develop one of the most beautiful piece of wetland called Ha Pak Nai in Yuen Long. The plan is to build...

Africa: Your Majesty, Stop Marrying!

Several Malawian journalists joined many others in attending a three-day Highway Africa conference at Rhodes University in South Africa under the theme Citizen Journalism: Journalism for Citizens. The conference which...

Saudi Arabia: Traditional menswear revitalised – meet the iThobe

The traditional apparel for men in Saudi Arabia is a long white garment called a thobe. Recently a number of designers have been transforming the look of the thobe by...

Kenya: The Looming Class War

Mozambique: Political crisis in central city of Beira

Angry Renamo supporters poured onto the streets of Beira in a protest against the Party's decision of substituting current mayor Davis Simango by Manuel Pereira as the Renamo's candidate for...

Ghana: GhanaConscious Banner

Mozambique: Is corruption the best place to stand and fight?

Angola: Chaos and hopes mark first election in 16 years

"I waited for this day with great anxiety and curiosity because I knew it was a special day for Angola and Angolans. For many years our daily lives had been...

Caribbean: Ike Strikes

The 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season is not letting up. Beleaguered Caribbean islands like Cuba and Haiti barely had time to recover from the ravages of Hurricanes Gustav and Hanna when...

China: Free market economists urge post-Olympics social and political reforms

The huge economic strides China has taken over the past thirty years was one of the main themes in Olympics coverage; now that foreigners and their media have stopped gawking...

Haiti: The Road Ahead

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