Stories about Libya from March, 2009
Libya: From Funerals to Weddings
From the death of a cousin after a lethal penicillin injection to discussing why Libyan men prefer marrying 'stupid' women over those who are educated, Fozia Mohamed sifts through posts written by established and new bloggers in her country to bring us those stories and more.
Algeria: Qadhafi and Africa
“The Africans are increasingly disappointed with Qadhafi’s performance as AU President,” writes Algerian The Moor Next Door about the Libyan leader's ‘adventures’ in Africa.
Libya: From Dust to Dust
From Libya, Khadija Teri attends a funeral and writes about it here.
Libya: Berber Archive to Close
Lameen Souag reports at Jabal al-Lughat that a valuable online resource will soon close, possibly for political reasons: “Tawalt is a nine-year-old Libya-focused Amazigh/Berber website with a remarkable collection of audio recordings and resources for some of the least well documented Berber languages – those of Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt…If...
Venezuela: New Stadium in Libya to be Named After Chavez
The newest football stadium in Benghazi, Libya is being named after Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez writes Venezuela News and Views.