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· October, 2010

Stories about Politics from October, 2010

28 October 2010

Tanzania: Government threatens press before election

Zimbabwe: Big Brother Africa, Mugabe and US$300,000

Big Brother Africa is a television show produced by Endemol in South Africa. The show, which has become the most popular TV reality show in Africa, entered its fifth season...

Gabon, France: Gabon-raised Frenchman to Run for Elections

Cuba: Restricted Access

Bahamas: Set a Better Example

Brazil: Dilma, Cristina and machismo in the media

Cuba: Standard of Living

South Korea: Few Christians’ ‘Spiritual Mapping’ Enraged Korean Public

Argentina: Images from Plaza de Mayo After Kirchner's Death

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Putin's Bruise

Cape Verde: draft law passed to regulate Council of Communities

Egypt: Why Does Saudi Arabia Need So Many Helicopters?

Ethiopia: On Ethiopian Intellectuals

Egypt: On Salafis and Shias

Tanzania: Vote Like You Own Your Country

“United Russia” Ideologist Calls to Forbid Official Blogs

Argentina: Former President, Nestor Kirchner, Dies

This Wednesday, Nestor Kirchner, former president and husband of the current president Cristina Fernandez, died of a heart attack. Argentinian bloggers shared their impressions on this sudden and unexpected death.

Brazil: satirical voting campaign goes viral

27 October 2010

Serbia: Netizens Discuss a U.S. Fighter Pilot's Suicide

The tragic death of American fighter pilot Lt. Col. Harold F. "Hootch" Meyers, who committed a suicide at his home in Santa Barbara on Sept. 12, echoed in the Serbian...

Myanmar: “Boycott elections” campaign

The Myanmar elections will push through on November 7 despite the non-participation of opposition parties. Global Voices translates the statement of Myanmar citizens who will boycott the coming elections