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· May, 2006

Stories about Migration & Immigration from May, 2006

22 May 2006

Francophone Africa: Bloggers On Colonialism's Enduring Influence

In recent weeks, several Francophone African bloggers have grappled with their countries’ colonial legacies and the power history has to shape the present and the future. For them, independence is...

The Kannada Context: Exclusive Identity and Other Stories

A round up of the Kannada blog world.

18 May 2006

Senegal: Tiff with France over “Chosen Immigration”

Nigeria: UK & the NHS

Global Voices Podcast: An interview with Eduardo Avila

Eduardo Avila is an Bolivian American who lives in Washington DC and covers Bolivia for Global Voices. Kamla Bhatt spoke with Eduardo at the recently concluded WeMedia conference in London...

16 May 2006

Zimbabwe: View from the Diaspora

DRC: Demonstration for Congolese in Belgium

Australia: Migration policy

Somali/Holland: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

This week in the African women’s blogsphere

As diverse as ever, African women have been writing about a range of issues. 14 May was Mother’s Day in some parts of the world and African women honoured the...

15 May 2006

Interview with Afghan Warrior

Global Voices has started a series of interviews with Afghan bloggers. Our first guest is Waheed from Afghan Warrior. 1 Q: How long have you started to blogging and why...

14 May 2006

France & Francophonia Commemorate Slavery Amidst Curriculum Controversy

Image courtesy of oliviermr2 A Day of Remembrance France commemorated slavery for the first time on May 10, reports Haiti's Alterpresse: Le président francais qualifie d’infamie, la traite négrière et...

13 May 2006

Trinidad: Hanuman murti

Hanuman murti, Trinidad. Photo by caribbeanfreephoto Located in Carapichaima, Trinidad, this 85-foot murti representing the Hindu deity Hanuman is reputed to be the largest of its kind outside of India....