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· June, 2006

Stories about Migration & Immigration from June, 2006

Africa: World Cup Report Card

Says Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme (Fr): “African football is not up to par and its presence in the World Cup is mostly symbolic. Too bad that the numerous individual African talents...

Jamaica: Going home

Jamaican Francis Wade addresses the “remarkable inner journey” one embarks upon on returning to one's homeland, and discusses some of the tools that have helped him along the way.

Immigration, Exile and Motherland!

Since the 1979 revolution millions of Iranian for various reasons have left Iran and started a new life somewhere else on this planet. Several university educated bloggers share their reasons...

London: Remember Anthony

Pilgrimage to Self informs us that “Marie Fatayi – Williams has written a book in memory of her son Anthony who was killed in the July bombings in London last...

DRC: France-Based UDPS Member Released

UDPS Liege announces (Fr) that “French authorities have come to their senses and freed (…) Yves Muko who was arrested Saturday 6/17/06 at Roissy Charles de Gaulle [airport] by the...

Why No Mention of Slavery in African and Haitian Fiction?

Why is there so little mention of slavery in African and Haitian Fiction? That is the question that Togolese France-based blogger Kangni Alem addresses in a prolific and well-thought out...

Kurdistance:

No tricks or wittiness today folks, here is just the straight skinny on the Kurdish Blogosphere. Hiwa Hopes this week gives a great link to an article about the frustration...

Nigeria: handmade bags

Pilgrimage to Self publishes the first photos of her Olivegirlthings – handmade bags from Nigerian fabrics - I wish her luck with her new venture.

Jamaica, USA: The making of a poet

Jamaican writer Geoffrey Philp recalls his early days in Miami and his rise from supermarket bag boy to community college student and — eventually — winner of a college poetry...

Afghanistan: Proud to be Afghan!

Sohrab Kabuli has published a photo from the Afghan cricket team in London and says he does not understand why their t-shirts say “Proud to be Afghan”. The blogger says...

Belarus: The Language Issue

In a perfect world, languages would be nothing but a way for people to communicate with each other – no language would be considered superior or inferior, children would be...

Vietnam: Students honour Cambodian Science Olympiad Winners

In Wanna's diary the author links to another Cambodian blog that has pictures of Cambodian winners of a recent science olympiad receiving gifts from Cambodian students resident in Vietnam.

Latest in French-Speaking African and Indian Ocean Blogs

PAN-AFRICAN Homosexuality in Africa Not a Myth France-based Togolese blogger Kangni Alem reflects on a homophobic movement in Cameroon that sees homosexuality as a suspect new “religion” and concludes: Evidence...

Azerbaijan: Statue Protest

In light of a protest in Moscow against a statue of Heydar Aliev, the first Turkic Politburo member and the former President of Azerbaijan, Denise of neweurasia argues that Russia...

Iran: Flags, Football & Politics

According to Omid Habibinia, media researcher & blogger, Iranian football supporters carried different flags based on their political attitudes. The blogger says some carried a flag with the sun and...

Africa: music, football, dance

Soul on Ice goes from strength to strength and is fast becomming spokesblog for music and football Africaine……..Musik, Dance, Football

Nepal: Reforming Organisations

Democracy for Nepal writes on reforming Nepali organisations in the US and on what the specific reforms are to would vastly improve the organisations.

Iran: Tragedy for refugees

According to Payvandkadeh, a 37 years old Iranian hanged himself in Denmark after his demand to become refugee was rejected for the second time (Persian).

Nigeria: UK travel advisory

Just Thots by a Naijaman reports that Nigerian has issued it's first warning to Nigerians travelling to the UK ….”The Nigerian government says citizens must beware of “miscreants” who employ...

India, US: In the 1980s

US for the Indian in the 1980s. Ramesh Madhavan, a veteran online writer kicks off with this amazing post on culture, food and the immigrant experience.

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