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· March, 2008

Stories about South Africa from March, 2008

South Africa: Future Journalists workshop

Future Journalists Programme 2008 blog posts photos from one of their workshops.

South Africa: We'll argue with our parents and play video games!

Earlier this week, President Thabo Mbeki proposed that an oath be recited by school children every day in a nation-building effort. Breaking News says that the Opposition Democratic Alliance Leader,...

Environment: A recipe for seed bombs

Rory of Carbon Copy posts a recipe for seed bombs which can be thrown into “…vacant lots, pavement cracks, long-standing rubbish piles, or anywhere that would benefit from a bit...

South Africa: Suggestions for Muti

Mike blogs about Muti: “On Muti one can also vote items down if one disapproves of the content. This is my only concern with Muti. It means that people can...

South Africa: Web 2.0 on Carte Blanche was horrific

Nic is not satisfied with Web 2.0 piece on South African TV program, Carte Blance: “Their piece on Web 2.0 was horrific. Congratulations to Rafiq and Dave for cracking the...

South Africa: The Free State Racist Video Saga

The last week and a half has been a constant heated re-iteration of South Africa's intermittent stance against hatred and racism of any kind. the situation was sparked off when...

Environment: Elephant Culling and Crisis in The Mara

In this issue of Global Voices environment, we check in with various blogs around the world. The themes are varied, and some are of global concern with commentary from Kenya...

South Africa: Another Manto Blunder…

The controversial South African Health Minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, who you might remember a couple of posts back as being under fire for her antics…is back in the spotlight, this time...

South Africa: In support of “race-based” organising

Na'eem supports race-based organising in South Africa: “Anyone who believes that such “race-based” organising has no place in the “new South Africa” either has no clue, at best, about what...

South Africa: SA Blog Awards finalists

Eish blogs about the South Africa Blog Awards finalists: “The finalists of this year's SA Blog Awards have been announced. There are a few interesting inclusions and surprising exclusions in...

Total lunar eclipse inspires vloggers

Videos from different countries show the total lunar eclipse, just in case you missed it or wish to relive the moment.The only total lunar eclipse for 2008 and the last...

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