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· January, 2009

Stories about South Africa from January, 2009

Martinique, South Africa: Cultural Exchange

Africlassical reports that South Africa's Premier ballet company has been invited to dance in Martinique as part of a cultural collaboration.

African Blogs Nominated for the 2009 Bloggies

Nominations for the Ninth Annual Weblog Awards: The 2009 Bloggies started January 1 and closed January 19. According to the awards, the Bloggies are the Web's longest-running blog awards, and...

Africa: Top Ranked Blogs

Here is a list of top ranked blogs in Africa from Afrigator, an African blog aggregator.

Africa: Coworking Spaces for African Techies

African techies need community spaces, which will be “part coworking space and part business and idea incubator.”

Two South African inventions

Cape Town Daily Photo highlights two South African inventions, the dolos and the kreepy krauler.

South Africa: Is this counter-revolution?

Is there counter-revolutionaries in the South Africa's justice system?, “A few months ago the media was filled with the rhetoric of the ‘kill for Zuma’ (KFZ) brigade. The Nicholson judgement...

South Africa: Why condemning Israel is wrong

Justin Hartman is upset about the ANC, the ruling South African party, condemning the attacks on Gaza by Israel: “…this upsets me is because our leaders are quick to jump...

Lessons on libel: South African blogger sued for defamation

After South African Donn Edwards wrote in his blog about the dubious marketing tactics of a holiday rental company called Quality Vacation Club, he was sued for defamation. This was...

South Africa: Is poligamy compatible with democracy?

Opalo's Weblog comments on Jacob Zuma‘s intention to take on a third wife: “We have seen (with deep embarrassment) the sorry affair that is the life of the King of...

South Africa: Personal review of 2008

Pitso Gauteng of Thinking Aloud reflects on the main events of 2008 in South Africa, and adds a note about the rest of Africa as well.

Global Health: Hopes and Resolutions for 2009

As 2009 kicks off, many people are trying to create changes in their lives. Whether it's large or small goals, serious or humorous ones, bloggers around the world are posting...

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