Stories about Photos from November, 2005
Kiswahili Blogosphere This Week
Cows, human beings and camels – Indian Ocean, Tanzania by Michuzi Official records in Tanzania and elsewhere state that in 1964 Tanganyika and Zanzibar united to form the United Republic of Tanzania. Did it really happen? Where is the original document of the Articles of the Union? Mwandani asks. Recently,...
Don’t Bomb Us – A blog by Al Jazeera Staffers
I've just got a tip from a staff member at Al Jazeera that they have just started a blog. Don’t Bomb Us – A blog by Al Jazeera Staffers is the name of this blog. Al Jazeera staff member told me that this blog is to give voice to a...
Images from Thailand: Tiger Dancer
“Tiger Dancer” by Scruffy Dan A dancer with a tiger mask prowls through a parade in Bangkok.
On the Menu: Food Blogs from Southeast Asia!
Take one former graphic designer, a retired corporate banking and management consultant, a civil servant, a teacher, an amateur photographer, an academic and a freelance journalist. Add generous dollops of blogging software, several digital cameras, enthusiastic assistants/partners and web-hosting accounts (there are no substitutes for these ingredients). Stir them together and you get some of the best writing about Southeast Asian food this side of printed page.
Images from Morocco: Fishing Boats
“Fishing Boats” by Andrew Wales The fishing harbour in Essaouira, Morocco.
Images from Azerbaijan: Standing For Democracy
“Azadliq Supporter” by commonroman This photo shows a supporter of Azerbaijan's opposition Azadliq (“Freedom”) electoral bloc standing outside one of the bloc's buildings two days after last weekend's parliamentary elections. The vote has been condemned as rigged by observers and the opposition. Backers of the opposition have already held one...
Images From Indonesia: Hi, It Stop Working!
“Hi, It Stop Working” by Budi Sukmana A tuk-tuk driver in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, pushes his stalled vehicle and its passengers to safety during a sudden downpour. Note: We found this photograph because the photographer tagged this image with the “globalvoices” tag in Flickr, making it easy for us...
Images from Palestine: Cameraman
“Cameraman” by Dave Berger