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· May, 2010

Stories about Nigeria from May, 2010

Africa: Poor African parents and their choices

The debate about poor African parents and their choices continues.

Nigeria: Cast your vote in the 2010 Nigerian Blog Awards!

It's time again for the Nigerian Blog Awards! Starting Monday, voters can cast their ballot for the best blog in over 30 categories, ranging from “Best Fashion Blog” to “Most...

Nigeria: Oil spills have taken place for past 50 years

Sokari points out that oil spills have been taking place in Nigeria for the past 50 years.

Nigeria: Exclusive interview with Nigerian soul artist

KenyaChristian blog has an exclusive interview with Nigerian soul artist Nneka Egbuna.

Nigeria: Islam strongly discourages polygamy

Following the marriage of a muslim Senator in Nigeria to a 13-year old girl, blogger Akin from Nigeria argues that Islam strongly discourages polygamy.

South Africa: Economic Benefits of 2010 World Cup

It is always the fun bit that we focus on when thinking about major world tournaments. There is the other side, which has corporate gurus and the business world talking.

Nigeria: Nigerian Blog Awards 2010

The second annual Nigerian Blog Awards was launched May 10, 2010.

Nigeria: A debate on pedophilia, Sharia law, and the ‘two’ Nigerias

The headline is tabloid-esque: "Nigerian senator marries 13-year-old girl". It refers to 49-year-old Ahmad Sani Yerima, whose marriage a few weeks ago has drawn criticism from around the country, playing...

Africa: On Africa’s Tech Entrepreneurs

“A Rising Tide: Africa’s Tech Entrepreneurs,” is Erik's post about technology entrepreneurs in Africa based on his talk at NetProphet 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Africa: International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia comes to Africa

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)) is a day is recognized by people joining together to speak out against homophobia, its effects and results focusing on ways to change...

South Africa: Social media and Cape Town gangsters

Marlon posts a video about social media and Cape Town gangsters.

Nigeria: Bloggers mourn death of president Yar'Adua

"The unfortunate passing of President Yar'Adua will reduce any lingering questions over who controls the country,” writes Nigerian blogger Solomon Sydelle.The Nigerian president died May 5, 2010 at age 58...

Nigeria: Petition against Senator's marriage to 14 year old girl

Jeremy posts a link to a petition against Senator Ahmed Yerima and his ‘marriage’ to a 14 year old girl.

Nigeria: Nigerian online classifieds

StartUps Nigeria discusses online classifieds in Nigeria: “While we think that some of these sites are tapping into the shortcomings of the leading classifieds sites, Craigslist and Kijiji (perhaps some...

Nigeria: An American woman begging in Nigeria?

Africa is a Country comments on the video showing an American woman begging in a market iin Lagos, Nigeria: “If this is meant to be satire, it seems to me...

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