· January, 2009

Stories about Photos from January, 2009

The beauty of Sudan in pictures

  14 January 2009

Memoirs of a Sudanese breath has been posting a series of pictures of Sudan under the title “Beauty of Sudan“: battling women, traveling by donkey or camel in rural areas, a gula water container, landscapes, public transportation vehicles, and more landscapes.

Côte d'Ivoire: Former combattants’ life today

  10 January 2009

Yoro has been writing about former rebel combattants in Côte d'Ivoire at Chronique Ivoirienne [Fr], with photos of Camille Millerand. In one article, he describes the life of 10 female former combattants who fought during the 5 years of wars in Côte d'Ivoire since 2003, and who are now demobilised...

Jordan: Respect for Chavez

  9 January 2009

Jordanian blog 7iber reports: “After Hugo Chavez expelled Israel’s Ambassador to Venezuela earlier this week, Jordanians left flowers by the Venezuelan embassy in Amman on Thursday, January 8th, as a show of respect.” Click on the link for photographs.

Ethiopia: Poor maintenance of historical buildings

  7 January 2009

A few days ago Arefe of Addis Journal posted a picture of a historical building in Addis Ababa from the 1920s, and has now posted one of another building from the same period complaining about the poor maintenance of such building. He says: “…there is a booming of buildings which...

Guyana: Litter Everywhere

  5 January 2009

The irony of referring to Georgetown as The Garden City is not lost on Living Guyana, who posts pictures of the littering problems plaguing the capital.

Brunei-Australia War Memorial

  5 January 2009

A Brunei-Australia Memorial was unveiled to commemorate the Australian landings in Brunei during the Second World War and to mark the cooperation between the people of Brunei Darussalam and Australia.

Global: Protests for Palestine

The world has come out in support of Gaza. Hundreds of thousands of people have turned up at rallies and demonstrations over the past five days, which have spanned the globe. From Boston to Beirut, Cape Town to Caracas, citizens have shown their solidarity and support for Gaza. Jillian York zooms in on Flickr for some photo action.

Syria: The Red Crescent Sends Convoys to Gaza

Today, Syria News Wire reported on the efforts of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in sending aid to Gaza. The humanitarian group, which is a member of the International Committee of the Red Cross, has been successful in sending 11 lorries of 230 tons of medical products and food to Gaza.

Bruneian bakers use blog as a marketing tool

  3 January 2009

Home makers in Brunei have utilised the blog as a marketing tool to sell their wares. Many are bakers and cake makers that display their products on their respective blogs. Many of them are mothers or working professionals that do part-time baking. It has been a success for many and created a buzz for blog readers and supporters.

Israel: Liveblogging the War with Gaza

Israeli bloggers Jameel of The Muqata and Dave of Israellycool are liveblogging the war with Gaza. Their up to the minute coverage includes photos, videos, and news clips that from all perspectives in the Israeli population. Jameel also has a Twitter page here.

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