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· September, 2007

Stories about South Africa from September, 2007

South Africa: Preparing for the worst

Soldier of Africa posts photos under the title, Preparing for the worst.

Ghana: Did God save the Akosombo Dam?

We start off this week’s review with Ghana’s electricity crisis, which started in August 2006, but has seen a considerable improvement almost a year later. Could it be because priests...

Africa: The problem with e-commerce in Africa

Erik Hersman discusses the problem with e-commerce in Africa: “A lack of true online payment options is crippling African e-commerce, and South Africa is no exception.”

Thought Leader: An Editorial Blog

The South Africa's Mail & Guardian online has been experimenting with new media through their 3-step blogging strategy. The first part of the strategy was the launching of the South...

South Africa: Blogger to be IT Personality of the year?

South African blogger, Vincent Maher, has been shortlisted as one of the ten finalists for the IT Personality of the Year Awards.

Who Owns the African Blogosphere?

The second Digital Citizen Indaba took place on September 9, 2007 at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. Discussions during the Indaba centered on issues of blogging, cyber-activism, language and...

Environment: Green Views from Africa

Can you be a fan of Top Gear, cool looking fast cars and…the environment? What blogging event is slated for October 15th this year? What happens to all the computers...

South Africa: Amatomu wins Highway Africa Award

Amatomu, the South African blog aggregator, has won the Highway Africa New Media Award in the Corporate category.

South Africa: Columnists are “dinosaur bloggers”

Rebecca Wanjiku writes about columnists vs. bloggers debate at the Highway Africa conference: The discussion was spiced up by the presence of Freddy Khumalo, a columnist who thinks bloggers are...

South Africa: Blogging the Digital Citizen Indaba

Simone Purteman writes about the Digital Citizen Indaba taking place in South Africa: “For an event which focused largely on blogging, a search using various blog aggregators and Google hasn’t...

South Africa: Blogging reaches tipping point

Arthur posts statistics for the South African blogosphere: “Incidentally, a quick nod to Vincent Maher for the best guesstimate around on the size of the South African blogosphere. He recently...

Bahrain: More on ‘Duped’ Filmmaker

Bahraini blogger Esra'a writes a follow up on the case of a South African film maker who alleges that she was recruited to Bahrain, duped, kidnapped and deported, after her...

South Africa: Controversies in South African cricket

South African Cricket Scene writes: “Jacques Kallis has refused to reconsider being the South African vice-captain, however he has committed himself to South African cricket in the future.”

Bahrain: South African Film Maker Jailed

Busac from Bahrain writes about the terrifying experience of a South African film maker, who recruited in Bahrain, duped out of her equipment, jailed and later on deported in this...

South Africa: Bigotry of women's groups

J.S reacts to the statement by the spokesperson for the Commission on Gender Equity in South Africa about men being out of control: “The thing that got me was this...

South Africa: I should not be alive: a multimedia story

“I should not be alive,” is a multimedia story from South Africa: “The story is about a South African who joined the SAS as a medic and was sent to...

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