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· December, 2008

Stories about Development from December, 2008

Eman Hashim blogs against Berlitz Egypt

Has corruption tarnished Berlitz Egypt's reputation? Egyptian blogger Eman Hashim wrote on facebook and on her blog wondering how come her students received their grades and certificates when she never...

Kazakhstan: National Search Engine Debated by the Bloggers

On December 11, 2008, Kazakhstani blogger Nurlan wrote in his blog, dedicated to IT development issues, about a possibility that so-called KazNet (a Kazakhstani segment of the world wide web)...

Malawi: Murderous Thanksgiving, AIDS Day and crossing the Zimbabwean border

Victor Kaonga highlights a few posts from blogs about Malawi: an expat Thanksgiving, World Aids Day and a long bus trip from Malawi to South Africa with an interesting border...

Ethiopia: A child's glimpse on the country

Fact or Fiction: A mini Dubai in Downtown Cairo

Rumor has it that Gamal Mubarak, the President's son and the NDP's General Secretary of the Policy Committee, will turn the historical downtown Cairo into a “mini Dubai”. Sandmonkey wrote:...

Angola: A country with huge, untapped tourism potential

Angola boasts an amazing interior landscape, rich and varied fauna, bountiful wildlife, and an extensive national park system, offering something for every visitor. However, most of its potential is still...

Barbados, Dominica: A First for Indigenous Communities

Haiti, U.S.A.: Relief Delay

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Differently-Abled

Puerto Rico, Barbados, Guyana: Indigenous Rights

East Timor: The difference a computer makes

Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago: VoIPs

Zimbabwe: On the cholera crisis

Armenia: Earthquake Anniversary

Malawi: 36-hour bus ride to Johannesburg

Imagine what 20 million Egyptians could do

Naguib Sawiris's Mobinil is positioned as the leading mobile service operator in Egypt. Scene & Heard hails Mobinil's inspirational campaign “Imagine what 20 million Egyptians could do."

Senegal: Troubles in schools

Although more and more children in Senegal are attending school, the education system faces ever greater challenges, from the influence of drugs to unwanted pregnancies to the fact that education...

Ghana: Choosing the lesser evil in the presidential elections

Cameroonian Hell

Trinidad & Tobago: P of A

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