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· January, 2011

Stories about Humor from January, 2011

India: 2011 World Cup Cricket Team Analysis

Greatbong at Random Thoughts Of A Demented Mind posts a hilarious take on the status and chances of the participating teams to win the 2011 World Cup Cricket.

Nigeria: A humorous take on kidnapping

Solomon says that Nigerians have managed to find humor in something as troubling as kidnapping: “Laughter is simply a way of dealing with this most serious issue in Nigerian society....

Ghana: GMT means Ghana Man Time!

Do you know Ghana Time?: “Jokes abound about lateness – GMT stands for Ghana Man Time – and there is an assumption that nothing will ever start on time. And...

Ghana: 10 Do's and Don'ts of Accra

10 do's and don'ts of Accra, Ghana: “Don’t shake hands with the left hand. Also, don’t eat with the left hand. Always use the right hand when dealing with people...

Kenya: Webcomic based on pre-independence Kenya

Emergency Webcomic is a miniseries written and illustrated by Chief Nyamweya. It is based on pre-independence Kenya as seen through the eyes Chege Karobia and Kim (Dedan Kimathi).

World: Humor from around the world

George shares with his readers favourite jokes from around the world from an article he read in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from an article written by Joris Luyendijk in “Startwo: Lifestyle”:...

Kenya: Caught red handed peeing in the streets

Clay witnesses an incident whereby an Indian was caught red handed by the cops peeing in the streets of Nairobi.The indian was rushed to a police car and before they...

China: Police and Japanese porn star

Many regional police departments have launched their micro-blogs at Sina for promoting their image and public relations. Recently netizens found out that Xigang Branch Office of Dalian Police Department has...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Piano Man?

After all the brouhaha surrounding a missing grand piano (which has subsequently been found) at the Prime Minister's residence, the fake former PM has his say.

China: No more award and prize!

It is clear that the Chinese government is not happy about the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. However, it is beyond normal people's imagination that the propaganda machine would turn its...

Trinidad & Tobago: Missing Piano

“It is indeed a sad indictment on our country that the top story emanating from the Parliament and making its way to the front page of a national daily newspaper...

Guyana: Adopt-a-Turtle

Guyana-Gyal considers adopting a turtle – but there's a deal-breaker.

Puerto Rico: Interview of Esoez TV Team

In the music blog Puerto Rico Indie [es], @redod interviews @nerdote and @fetoso [es], the team behind the blog and performance project Esoez TV [es].

Egypt: Who's Who of Who's in Jail

On Twitter, Egyptian Ahmed Sabry writes (Ar): “The Egyptian government detains Salafists, Christians, Satan worshipers, activists, gays, seculars, communists and atheists. Only the vegetarians are left.”

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Activists Asked to Shut Up on Twitter

Saudi Arabia's human rights activists, who have been pushing their cause on mico-blogging site, Twitter, have been asked to shut up. The insult came from a Saudi Consultative (Shura) Council...

COP 16: Agreement on Form But Without the Funds

The 16th Conference of the Parties (COP 16) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ended in Cancun last December 11 with the adoption of a host...

Zimbabwe: Three reasons to plant a tree in a pothole

Three reasons why trees are planted in potholes in Zimbabwe: “Plant a tree in a pot hole.1) It makes pot holes easier to spot 2) It improves the environment 3)...

China: Voila! RMB 77 rent per month

To express the CCP's caring for the livelihood of ordinary people, the CCTV network news broadcast featured President Hu Jintao's visit to several low-income families in Beijing on December 30,...

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