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· January, 2006

Stories about Weblog from January, 2006

Introduction to Ukrainian Blogosphere

Only a few Ukraine-based English-language blogs were around when the 2004 mass protests began, and, just like Ukraine in those exciting days, they received lots of unexpected attention. Some of...

The Race to Wire Brazil

The $100 laptop (previously covered here at Global Voices) isn’t the only contender out there designed to bring personal computers into the lives of a broader spectrum of Brazilian society,...

South Asia: Listening to the Blogs

South Asia: Listening to the Blogs

Nigerian blogs this week

A round-up of some Nigerian blogs, this week.

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Welcome to my first weekly blog on Global Voices Online reviewing the Iraqi blogs. There are many and the variety makes it one of the most interesting areas to report...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Este artículo también está disponible en español en Blogs de Bolivia The unique festivities surrounding the inauguration of Bolivia’s new President attracted the interest of many bloggers. Starting on Saturday,...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

As reported by the Kurdistan Blog Count several new Kurdish blogs in English were found. The first of which Talk about the Passion is actually written by an American going...

No Money for Studying in Chile

This week, due to a database programming error, government-sponsored loans as well as educational grants for low-income students were given to the wealthiest of those who applied. “Mechonbarsa” (ES) writes...

Football and media's trial in the Moroccan blogs

January 12th is Yennayer, the Amazigh New Year . So I'll start by wishing Amazighs all around the world a happy Yenayer 2956! Last week was a sportive one in...

Google.cn in China

Google, the online web search giant, launched its Chinese version of services with new domain, Google.cn. Formerly this domain would be redirected to http://www.google.com/ig?hl=zh-CN, a Chinese version of Google Search...

Kenyan Sphere Roundup

First thing, condolences to the families of Kenyans who died as a result of the collapse of a six storey building in Nairobi on monday. As reported by the Standard...

WSF Starts Walking the Walk in Caracas

The WSF is the expression of a new way of doing politics. People—the youngest as well as the historical fighters still fighting— are increasingly aware of politics going beyond simple...

Bloggers in Pain, National Interest & Broken Promises

According to ManNamanam, Mojtaba Samininejad, imprisoned blogger, accompanied with two prison guards, with handcuffs, was permitted to write one of his final exams. He is a student in social communications,...

Afghan Whispers

There is a new Afghan blog which promotes peace and non violence in the world. In Afghan Peacemakers we read : The concept of non-violence as a method of change...

This Week in Palestinian Blogs: Here's Tomorrow

News of the blogosphere… It's Laila el-Haddad‘s birthday! She spent a day full of surprises with her son Yousuf. Sabbah is one of the finalists on Bloggies 2005 Weblog Awards....

Zimbabwe–Great Lakes Blog Roundup

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe, the last of Africa's “big men” turns 82 late next month. Members of the ruling ZANU-PF have begun murmuring about ambitous plans for an extravagant birthday bash...

The African women’s blogsphere this week

Some Kenyan women bloggers have been blogging about the famine in Kenya where the government says 4 million people are in need of food aid. The inequalities and unequal distribution...

An ordinary week in Bahrain

The weekly round-up of the Bahraini blogosphere where a week, for a change, seems quite ordinary!

Around Cambodia with Digital Citizens

A blackout in the United States in 2003 made history and news headline, but not at all in Cambodia. In Stung Treng, while composing an email in a community Internet...

Turkey is Typing….

Two weeks and no “talking Turkey”, I apologise dear readers. Let's just jump in shall we? The best thing to come out of the Turkish blogs in the last two...

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