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· September, 2007

Stories about Language from September, 2007

24 September 2007

The Baltics: Unity Day; Latgallia

Ramadaning in Kuwait

Ramadan, food and shopping were top priorities among Kuwaiti bloggers last week. Abdullatif AlOmar takes us on a tour of Kuwaiti blogs which include a shopping trip at a hypermarket...

23 September 2007

Ukraine: The Language Issue

Victor Yanukovych's Party of the Regions is pushing for a referendum on granting Russian official status as a national language, in addition to Ukrainian. Below is a selection of views...

Lebanon: Language Differentiating Islamic Movements

22 September 2007

Who Owns the African Blogosphere?

The second Digital Citizen Indaba took place on September 9, 2007 at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. Discussions during the Indaba centered on issues of blogging, cyber-activism, language and...

21 September 2007

China: Boboing

20 September 2007

Blogging in Neo Patwa

When bloggers want to reach a wider audience for their message, there is a strong incentive to post in English in order to cross the global language divide. Blogger Jens...

Egypt: Arablish?

17 September 2007

China: Has Crazy English gone crazy?

“Stand up, those who refused to be slaves……,” This is what Chinese national anthem tells. But in a class by Li Yang in Crazy English, over 3000 students kneeled down...

16 September 2007

Russia: “Putin's Plan”

A few days ago, LJ user drugoi photographed a political ad on Leninsky Prospekt in Moscow and posted the picture on his blog. The ad read: "Putin's Plan - Russia's...

12 September 2007

Africa: The challenge of non-profit incubation

Introducing Global Voices in Malagasy

The Malagasy language is spoken by 17 million people, and is the national language of Madagascar. It is only the 55th most spoken language in the world, but it is...

China: River Crab With Three Watches

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