Stories about Cameroon from October, 2008
There are very few Cameroonian bloggers based in Cameroon. This vacuum has been occupied by volunteers working in the country (mainly) for the British organization Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) and the US Peace Corps Volunteers (PCV). Their attempts to cope with everyday life in an African country is the main stay of their posts.
You should pay attention to these three Cameroonian blogs: “In my continuing series on Cameroonian blogs, I will take a quick look at three English language blogs that are steadily carving a place for themselves on the African blogosphere.”
Ourma blogs about “Bloggeroonians”: “While most of the bloggers listed on this site are foreigners living here in Cameroon, Dibussi Tande and Global Voices have highlighted a number of Cameroonians doing the blog thing from overseas.”
"From education through health, fashion, art and culture to women’s empowerment, Cameroonian women are telling the stories of their lives on the web," writes our new author, the Dakar-based Cameroonian journalist George Esunge Fominyen.
Every year, the Ocean Park in Hong Kong would organize Halloween party for attracting visitors. However, its advertisements faced a lot of complaints from the public. This year, some of its clips were banned. But one of the the banned clip is now circulated via youtube and has attracted a...
Blogger Hiromitsu Takagi [高木浩光] takes up the story [ja] of Google vice president Kent Walker's Q&A at a press conference in Tokyo on Sept. 29th, highlighting statements [ja] by Google Japan director Kōichirō Tsujino [辻野晃一郎] claiming that people who would like images from the company's Street View service to be...