· December, 2008

Stories about Photography from December, 2008

Tanzania: Obama fabrics

  2 December 2008

Louder than Swahili posts a picture of an Obama kanga, a traditional East-African cotton fabric with writing printed on the sides. It says “Hongera Brack Obama. Upendo na amani ametujalia mungu”, which in Kiswahili means something like “Congratulations Barack Obama. Love and peace have been given us by God”.

North Korea in Blogs

  2 December 2008

Information about North Korea is hard to come by. People interested in the country have to look to blogs and forum postings of recent travelers and North Korea watchers to get some inkling of the current state of the country. In this post we visit Kaesong city, check out a new university in Pyongyang and find out how pins featuring North Korean leaders inspires reverence among North Koreans, even when they are outside the country.

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