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· August, 2005

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from August, 2005

31 August 2005

Blog Day 2005

Blog Day 2005 is making waves throughout the global blogosphere. The one-day celebration, which encourages bloggers to introduce their readers to five new weblogs from other cultures or perspectives, has...

Nigeria: No problem with China textiles

Uganda: Forced into prostitution

Zimbabwe: Totalitarian dream

Ethiopia: The president reacts

Guinea: Private broadcasters allowed

Kenya: Imagine you are a girl

Bolivia, South Africa: Microlending

30 August 2005

Blogs of the World, Aggregate!

Boris Anthony, our good friend and Global Voices’ beloved graphic designer/toolsmith, recently offered this observation: “….In the last 6 months, I have not worked on a single ‘weblog': it's all...

Sudan: Why the silence over Darfur rapes?

Nigeria: Web site hacked by Turks

African hunger an established norm

Cote d'Ivoire: Mr Ziglibithy

African Women: At the end of the rainbow

28 August 2005

English, Bilingual, and Political Bloggers in Tanzanian Blogosphere

For reasons that are mainly attributed to Tanzania‘s post independence political ideology of Ujamaa, which emphasized strong national identity through the extensive use of Kiswahili, the dominant language in the...