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· December, 2008

Stories about Elections from December, 2008

Bangladesh: A Calm Election

All Quiet in Guinea After Coup, Say Bloggers

Confusion reigned following the passing of President Lansana Conte and an apparently successful coup led by Guinean General Moussa Dadis Camara. However, despite early fears of bloodshed, all is quiet...

Moldova: Transnistria Updates

Caribbean: 2008 in Review

From natural disasters to lightning bolts of the athletic kind, 2008 was a busy one for the Caribbean blogosphere. Here are some of the highlights...

Bangladesh: Election Under A Caretaker Government

Madagascar: Television station is forced to stop broadcasting

Following its broadcast of an exiled opponent, Madagascar television station VIVA has been ordered by the government to stop broadcasting. Bloggers debate the politics of the decision and its implications...

Bangladesh Election 2008 And Cyber Activism

Bangladesh goes into poll on December 29, 2008 for a much awaited parliamentary election. The scenario is lot different than the recent US presidential election where citizen media and Internet...

Bangladesh: A Change Is Required

Armenia-Azerbaijan: LGBT Cultural Icons

Turkmenistan: Parliamentary Election Took Place

Israel: LivniBoy Gives ObamaGirl a Run For Her Money

Looking at Egypt's First Female Mayor

Eva Habil, a 53 year-old Christian lawyer, became Egypt’s first female mayor on December 14, representing Komboha, a rural town in conservative Upper Egypt with a Coptic majority community. Yusra...

Ghana: Time for decentralisation?

Bangladesh: After The Election

Haiti: UN Occupation

El Salvador: Armed Groups as Electoral Campaign Issue

Central & Eastern Europe: Trademark on ;-) and Other Internet News

Below is a selection of recent posts by bloggers from around Central and Eastern Europe on social networking, participatory media, online activism and other related issues.

Ukraine: Coalition-Building Saga

Egypt: Is Obama Palestinian?

First Vietnamese-American in US Congress

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