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· November, 2007

Stories about South Africa from November, 2007

South Africa: Bliksem: A South African Facebook App

Nick is excited about a new Facebook application, Bliksem: “Anyone who knows me knows that I hate blogging about Facebook. This time, however, there is a reason for me to...

South Africa: The launching of iCommons Innovation Series

Nic blogs about the launching of the iCommons Innovation Series in South Africa: “Without many of us knowing, yesterdays event was actually the launch of the ICommons Innovation Series. This...

South Africa: Print is not dead – at least in Africa

Looking at the circulation record of the South African Mail & Guardian, Vincent Maher is optmistic about the future of print in Africa: “In September and October this year the...

Environment: Bloggers on Energy, and The Zero Africa Rally

Several bloggers deftly tackled energy issues, from nuclear energy, ideas of ‘plug and play power’, China's ‘Clean Ambitions’ and Green data centers. Be it South Africa, China or America, the...

Environment: Biowatch in SA ordered to pay monsanto's legal fees

Dax feels embarrassed by the country South Africa, following a court ruling involving Biowatch, Monsanto and the Dept. of Agriculture. “…We need organisations like Biowatch to take issues to court...

Environment: ‘Africa will burn’

Traysee writes about the effects of climate change on Africa. On South Africa, she says:”South Africa, being the powerhouse of Africa, has done little to address its own global warming...

South Africa: News24.com first website to reach 1 million

News24.com has become the first South African website with one million users per month: “My marketing team at 24.com are going to think that I am naughty to scoop our...

South Africa: Wikipedia Academies

Heather blogs about Wikipedia Academies, which will take place this week in Johannersburg: “Jimmy is in the country to launch the African Wikipedia Academies – a series of Wikipedia sprints,...

South Africa: SynthaSite Beta is out

SynthaSite is a South African application that allows people withouth technical background to publish websites online: “The structure of the site is geared more around making it easy for users...

Africa Environment: Conservation Efforts, Carbon Footprints and Land Rights

In several posts from Africa, we get a glimpse of conservation efforts in the different countries, hindrances faced in some countries and success in at least one. The countries we...

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