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· July, 2007

Stories about Education from July, 2007

Across the Panamanian Blogosphere

There is plenty on the mind of the Panamanian blogosphere, with topics ranging from the fate of former leader Manuel Noriega to a delicious tree tomato. Melissa De Leòn Douglass...

Haiti: Cervical Cancer Rates

Referring to a WHO report which estimates that nearly 80% of cervical cancer cases occur in developing countries, Dr. John Carroll identifies the disease as the leading cause of female...

China: To blog to dream

Two American bloggers in China will be taking their blog on the road for a year starting with a trip next month, for charity, for understanding, and for your dreams.

Touring Libyan Blogs: Health Sector, Old Ladies, Confrontating a Racist Bully, Globetrotting and Another Libyan Writer

The case of the Bulgarian nurses (and the Palestinian doctor) is already fading into history - while speculation rages if they have been bought off, whether they were guilty or...

Israel: New Textbook

Issandr El Amrani, who is based in Egypt, suggests that Israel is an apartheid state because its Arab citizens have separate schools and textbooks.

Chile: A Controversial Agreement with Microsoft

An agreement signed between the Chilean Ministry of Economy and Microsoft has stunned many Chileans. Microsoft will now have exclusive access to provide services through the Chilean government, and which...

Iran:Student Activist Executed as Gang-Member

Kamangir says that Meisam Lotfi, a student activist, executed as gang-member recently in Iran. His mother said Meisam spent six month in the infamous Evin Prison after the July 1999...

Iran:Religious students and clerics got everything

Ghonabit who lives in Qom,a very important religious city in Iran, says[Fa] there is a real discrimination between ordinary citizens and religious students and clerics. The blogger adds these religious...

Burkina Faso: starting a primary school

Keith blogs about education in Burkina Faso: “We are also looking at the possibility of starting a primary school in the region, and I will let you know as things...

Kenya: video of “Camel Library”

A video of “Camel Library” in Garissa, Kenya: “For thouands of years they are trekking though the desert. Now camels in Kenya are bringing books to the ever moving nomadic...

Jamaica: Election Non-Issues

Jamaica and the World identifies what she thinks are “4 biggest non-debates in the lead-up to the election in Jamaica”.

Arabeyes: Online Democracy, Water Conservation and Crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood Activists

This week's Arabic translation has good and bad news. On the good side is a pioneering scheme by Jordan to publish draft laws online and give people the chance to...

Venezuela: Private Education Under Siege

Venezuela News and Views states that private education in Venezuela continues to be “under siege,” because of the state belief that “nobody should be allowed to develop a dissenting perception...

Africa: UNICEF ends “black face” campaign

UNICEF has decided to end their “Black Face” campaign: “African American Opinion Pundit decided to write to UNICEF about their “black face” campaign. And their response: Thank you for bringing...

Serbia: The Upbringing of Children

The youngest of Serbia's current parents were children themselves when the country was in war just over a decade ago. Many had difficult childhoods and now face problems as parents....

Russia: History Book Revision

Robert Amsterdam publishes a sequel of translations of a Nezavisimaya Gazeta article series criticising a revisionist Russian history schoolbook, the first appearing earlier this week, and the second today.

Nepal: Inclusive education

International Nepal Solidarity Network on how education has become more inclusive over the years.

Touring Libyan blogs: women at the realm, promoting blogging, missed calls and other annoyances

Libyan women are a cut above, with the top 43 graduates from high school being girls. However, some bloggers argue that their place is still in the home. In other...

Iran:A poster about Aids and a “postmodern” translation

Nasiri has published a photo of a poster about preventing Aids in Tehran's airport.The blogger says “Condom use” has been translated “Prevent it” in Persian.

Macau: Macau University of Science and Technology

Onemanbandwidth blogged about the public complaints about the management, false promise in marketing and corruption of the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST).

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