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· December, 2008

Stories about Technology from December, 2008

30 December 2008

Egypt: Solidarity with Palestine

Since they’ve heard, Egyptian Bloggers expressed their immediate solidarity with their Palestine brothers against the brutal attack. Everybody condemned the Siege, as well as the blind Israeli bombings that does...

India: A Guide To The Biggest Moments in Indian blogging History

India: The Top Five Newsworthy Events in the Indian Blogosphere in 2008

Southeast Asia: Controversies and tragedies of 2008

In the previous post (Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008), I wrote about the major events that took place in Southeast Asia. In this article, I will highlight other stories which...

Israel: Consulate Holds Twitter “Press Conference”

Twitter gains 5,000 to 10,000 new users each day. One new user is the New York Israel Consul General, which is holding the first known Twitter government "press" conference on...

29 December 2008

Ghana: Waiting for a President

On December 7, Ghanaians came to the polls to elect a President, but a runoff was necessary. While waiting for the results of that second round that took place yesterday,...

Kenya: Banks should embrace money transfer service M-pesa

Cuba: Waiting for Cable

Jamaica: Blogging in Times of War

Bangladesh: Microblogging an election

In a few hours time 81 million Bangladeshi voters (51% women) will go to vote for the ninth parliamentary election. The election is crucial for the nation as it will...

27 December 2008

UAE: World's First Refrigerated Beach

2008: A turbulent year for South Asia

Looking back on the events that rocked South Asia in the year 2008 we see that terrorism took the center stage in many places in this region. This was also...

A Review of Global Voices in 2008

Nearly 3 million people visited Global Voices in 2008, and here are some of our most popular stories of the year.

Saudi Arabia accuses Egyptian of Espionage

27 year old IT programmer Youssef Al Ashmawy is currently detained in a prison Riyadh and is accused of spying on the Kingdom. Zeinobia wrote: Saudi Arabia is detaining Egyptian...

Ukraine: “A Democratic Question”

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