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· July, 2011

Stories about Nigeria from July, 2011

Nigeria: Nigerian Girl Victim of Oslo “Coward” Terror Acts

A Nigerian girl, Modupe Ellen Awoyemi, was one of the people killed by the bomb blast in Oslo, Norway: “If you want to leave a condolence message, then search for...

Global Voices Bloggers to Mentor Youth Activists from 10 Countries

Today we announce the names of 10 Global Voices bloggers and 11 activists who will be working together virtually over the next months as part of a new mentoring initiative...

Africa: Start-Up Cafe Africa launched

Start-up Cafe Africa launched: “The platform seeks to offer resource support to all businesses springing from within Africa through Weekend Start-up Cafe’s, Start-up Seminars, Web and Mobile portals.”

Nigeria: Challenges of Shopping Online

David explains the challenges of shopping online in Nigeria: “Trust is a very rare commodity, especially in Nigeria. There are multitudes of stories about scams and betrayals. Since trust is...

Africa: Of Misunderstandings, the Best Laid Plans and Language Challenge

Find out about what's on the minds of a variety of African bloggers with Global Voices author Paula Odhiambo.

West Africa: Cocoa – Two Figures Sum It Up

Nadia Khouri-Dagher observes in her article about the journey of the cocoa bean [fr] on afrik.com that: “West Africa represents 70% of world cocoa production, but only 3% of world...

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