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· May, 2007

Stories about Film from May, 2007

29 May 2007

Sierra Leone: State Led Prostitution, Diamond Tales, And More

After three years of peace following eleven years of civil war, Sierra Leone is engaged in concerted efforts to attract investors. The efforts, which are led by the the government...

Kuwait: What Kuwaitis Did This Week?

It's been yet another busy week for Kuwaiti bloggers who give us a break down of their day to day activities. While one contemplates why he should register to attend...

26 May 2007

Nepal: The Mount Everest Buzz

Every mountaineering season, Mount Everest attracts hundreds of climbers from all over the world. Sherpas are key to successful ascent, but they do not get due credit.

22 May 2007

D. R. Congo: Park Rangers Attacked, Flying over Katanga, Music meets Social Activism, and Ants 2 – Brian 0

Access to the Internet in the Democratic Republic of Congo is gradually improving (World Bank figures suggest there are already over 6 million users), but will remain prohibitively expensive as...

India: We are talking Bollywood

If you can't beat them, join them appears to be the motto of Eros, which distributes Bollywood films outside India. Eros has decided to partner with YouTube and has created...

India: Reviewing Protocols of Zion

20 May 2007

Central African Republic: Bangui International Human Rights Festival

Korea: 518, Gwangju Massacre

It was 518. A number Koreans don’t forget. Blogs were filled with ‘518’ for several days in order to commemorate the Gwangju Massacre (Gwangju Democratizaion Movement) on the 18th of...

17 May 2007

Self reflection and the search for meaning in the Ugandan Blogosphere

The Ugandan bloggers are having an existential crisis of sorts. The self-examination among the Blogren, as they’ve started calling each other, began in January when several bloggers objected to the...

Uganda:

Japan: The Ongoing Geisha Saga