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· April, 2007

Stories about South Africa from April, 2007

South Africa: South African blogosphere exploiding into life

Rafiq posts a link to an article about South African bloggers in the Mail & Guardian, “An article in the business section of Mail & Guardian: SA Blogging Bonanza.”

Africa: Where is Rwanda in Global ICT rankings?

Soyapi Mumba reports and comments on the World Economic Forum Network Readiness Index: “It's unfortunate that Rwanda was not included on the list. Rwanda has been getting a lot praise...

South Africa: Amatomu #1 referrer in South African blogosphere

Nicharalambous blogs about Amatomu, South Africa's new blog aggregator: “Amatomu.com, as well as a string of other paths from Amatomu, has officially become the #1 referrer on the SA Rocks...

South Africa: colonization of Africa by Africa?

The silent takeover of Africa by South African businesses: “According to the State Of The Nation: South Africa 2003 – 2004 (7), available documents show South African businesses running the...

Amatomu: The South African blogosphere, sorted

Trust a Global Voices author to leak the news about "South Africa's Technorati" to the public. Rushed to market largely thanks to a bit of sleuthing by blogger and GV...

South Africa: Sharing culture: Bring ‘n Braai

The Muso writes about a Free Culture event in South Africa: We’re pleased to announce an event the intellectual magnitude of which has not been seen in these parts for...

DRC: Local Elections Pushed Back to 2008

UDPS Liège is disappointed [Fr] that local elections in the DRC have been postponed to 2008. The blog regrets that they did not take place before presidential ones as was...

Africa: the rise of the African aggregator

Ethan Zuckerman writes about the rise of the African aggregator: “Questions about ranking aside, one of the reasons aggregators are so popular is that the African blogosphere continues to grow,...

Africa: Afrigator arrives

A new blog aggregator from Africa, Afrigator: “Afrigator launched today, an excellent new website dedicated to aggregating blog posts from Africa. It joins the ranks of 1-year old Muti, 1-month...

South Africa: where are black bloggers?

Khanya asks, where are the black South African bloggers?: Look at South African blog aggregator sites like Amatomu, and the vast majority of the bloggers there are white. And this...

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