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· May, 2009

Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from May, 2009

31 May 2009

Czech Republic: African Czech for European Parliament

Internet in North Korea, Nokia's Ovi Store, Google Wave and Tech Happenings

Tech events were happening in Thailand, Vietnam and Japan. North Korea got mobile internet and Google released a new product. We have reviews, analysis and links from bloggers in Asia...

30 May 2009

Egypt: Cairo Refugee Film Festival

Integrating refugees in society is the aim of a film festival with a difference. Marwa Rakha learns about the Cairo Refugee Film Festival, being held from June 16 to 20...

29 May 2009

Africa: Remembering Dr. Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem

Africa has lost one of its greatest sons, Dr. Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem. He died on the eve of Africa Day in a car accident in Nairobi on his way to launch...

Zimbabwe: Is Movement for Democratic Change backing down?

28 May 2009

India: Perspectives on Growing up in India

Thanks to the Adobe Youth Voices program, young people in different parts of the world are having the opportunity to experiment with audiovisual equipment and tell their stories from their...

Uganda: Katine Project brings villagers to blogosphere

Uganda's Internet penetration rate is a little over six percent, a number that prevents large swaths of the population from joining Uganda's blogren or accessing the global blogosphere. For one...

27 May 2009

Mozambique: House of the Flying Azagaias

In Mozambique, rapper Azagaia has continued to fascinate and infuriate bloggers. His critics claim his political lyrics amount to demagoguery. Others defend his music, to which many Mozambicans happily provide...

26 May 2009

Africa: Most African Countries Do Not Recognise Africa Day

Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in Ethiopia. Public events have taken place in different parts...

25 May 2009

Sudan: Government requires journalists to be registered

Malawi elections: Upending the pundits’ predictions

With the elections over and the incumbent president Bingu wa Mutharika sworn in for his second and last term, Malawian bloggers (Mabloga) are awed by two developments that went against...

Kenya: Notes from Mobile Banking Conference

Malawi: Malawi Elections 2009 Photostream

Kenya: First Open-Source Awards

Kenya: Dr Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem dies in car accident

20 May 2009

Madagascar: Protester Freed, Journalists Demonstrate Against Censorship

The Malagasy online community was relieved to hear the news that Razily, a protester who was arrested in late March, was seen in public and he seems well and about....

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