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· January, 2015

Stories from Quick Reads from January, 2015

Höség: Water and Windproof Solidarity

Höség is a Hungarian word that means heat, and that's what supportive people are giving children in the highest zones of Peruvian Andes, where temperatures are so low that “it's...

AIDS Activist Freed After Kidnapping in Honduras

Keren Dunaway, una joven activista de pacientes de VIH/Sida, fue liberada horas después de haber sido secuestrada en la ciudad hondureña de San Pedro Sula.

Upcoming Documentary Looks at Causes of Somali Conflict

Somali history enthusiast Mohammed Ibrahim Shire blogs about an upcoming Somali documentary Kacaan: The Untold Stories:  ‘Kacaan: The Untold Stories‘ is an upcoming hard-hitting documentary film that will objectively look...

Kenyan Blog OilNews Among World’s Top Oil and Gas Websites

Oilnews Kenya has been ranked as top blog in Africa on matters oil and gas, Kachwanya reports:    The website recently launched as first of its kind in Kenya aiming...

MTN South Africa launches FrontRow

Telecommunication provider MTN South Africa has launched MTN FrontRow, a video-on-demand (VOD) service. Tech Moran reports:    According to MTN, ” MTN FrontRow, is a premium entertainment network that brings you...

Documenting the Struggles of Papuans in Indonesia

Papuan Voices is a video advocacy initiative that highlights the struggles of the people of West Papua, a province of Indonesia. West Papua has been struggling to be an independent...

10 Things to Love About Trinidad & Tobago Carnival

One committed Carnival blogger recounts the ten things she loves most about Trinidad and Tobago Carnival - the event that many feel is "the greatest show on earth".

Sierra Leone: An Unlikely Fashion Hotspot

Freetown Fashpack is a fashion blog by an Australian living in Freetown, Sierra Leone who intends to show a different side of a country commonly associated with civil war and...

Kenya Monitor: Mobile Citizen Media and News App

Kenya Monitor app is a m-Media & News app. It is the to-go citizen journalism app for all local content. It brings together all favorite news in one place from...

Malaysia Launches New Logo as Chair of ASEAN 2015

Malaysia is the new chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for the year 2015. This year is crucial for ASEAN as the region takes steps to achieve full...

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