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· July, 2008

Stories about South Africa from July, 2008

South Africa: Introducing Carbon Tax

Carbon tax on the cards in South Africa, “The National Treasury is investigating the introduction of a tax on carbon-dioxide emissions as part of South Africa’s voluntary commitment to climate...

Africa: Mobile reporting

White African discussing mobile reporting in Africa, “Netherland’s based AfricaNews has been a pioneer in this space, starting last year with their “Voices of Africa” section of their site. I’ve...

South Africa: Africa's first online reality show

Can you twist?: Can You Twist is South Africa's first online reality show featuring six of the country's hottest young female storytellers…and your votes.

Africa: AfriGadget videos on Zoopy

AfriGadget videos are now on video sharing site, Zoopy: “Jason, and the team at Zoopy, has created a customized channel for us, that can be found at Zoopy.com/AfriGadget. They’ve been...

South Africa: The Skype Dance

Ramon Thoma write about “the Skype Dance”: “Khaya Dlanga is South Africa’s top video blogger with over 10,000 subscribers to his Youtube channel. His most recent video is a hilarious...

Palestine: Happy Birthday Mandela

KABOBfest mark Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday with this photo post.

Nelson Mandela, 90 years

Nelson Mandela is 90 years old today and the celebrations have crossed the borders of South Africa to make the world sing happy birthday and clap hands together. Join the...

Environment: Updates from African Bloggers

In this edition of Global Voices environment we check in with the African environment bloggers, who have fascinating pictures to share, discussions on solar technology, concerns about forest re-allocation and...

African bloggers react to ICC charges against Sudanese President al-Bashir

Bloggers from around the world are reacting to the International Criminal Court's recent recommendation that Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir be charged with multiple counts of genocide, war crimes and...

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