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· March, 2010

Stories about Elections from March, 2010

8 March 2010

Iraq: Baghdad, Bombs and Ballots

Will the elections herald a new era of political stability for Iraq or will it be more of the same? Iraqi bloggers discuss their fears and hopes on the day...

7 March 2010

Iraq: It's Election Day on Twitter!

It's election day in Iraq and the Twittersphere has been abuzz with updates since the early morning. Professional and citizen journalists toyed with Twitter to keep us abreast with the...

4 March 2010

Sudan: Is ICT all it's cracked up to be?

Technology for Transparency Network

The Financial Times recently reported that a multimillion dollar World Bank plan to supply Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan, with computers and Internet access has fallen through. The news...

2 March 2010

Uruguay: José Mujica Sworn in as President

Under high expectations and continuing the left-leaning rule by the coalition party Frente Amplio (Broad Front), José Mujica was sworn in on March 1st as the new president of Uruguay.

China: People's representatives

1 March 2010

Colombia: Court Rules President Uribe Cannot Run for Third Term

It is official: Colombian President Álvaro Uribe cannot run for a third term in office. The referendum that could have changed the Constitution was ruled unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court...

Togo: Follow blogs on elections in Togo

Togo: Twittering elections in Togo

Egypt: El Baradie Has Arrived

The former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency Mohamed El Baradie, who has announced earlier that he may run for the presidential elections in 2011, returned to Egypt. Tarek...