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· June, 2009

Stories about South Africa from June, 2009

South Africa: To vuvuzela or not to vuvuzela?

Discussions about the popular instrument called the vuvuzela blown by South African football fans have dominated the blogosphere since the beginning of Confederations Cup 2009 in South Africa, which ended...

South Africa: Bafana needed Bernard Parker

The Supersport commentator and blogger, Mlambo, writes about the Confederations Cup 2009 in South Africa: “The new no 17 Bernard Parker’s 20th minute goal and 12 minutes later dazzling run...

South Africa celebrates Youth Day and remembers the past

June 16, which is now referred to as Youth Day here in South Africa is day when we remember the past. On June 16, 1976 the Soweto uprising occurred sparked...

Zimbabwe: Faces of the crisis and a cry for help

The CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation organization has published Time 2 Act, an online video in which people in Zimbabwe present the various ways in which the crisis the...

South Africa: Trailer of the film “Prodigal Son”

Leo Africanus writes posts a video of the movie “Prodigal Son”: The trailer for “Prodigal Son,” a film by Kurt Orderson, a South African director, who sets out to retrace...

South Africa: Amandla! News Diary to support community media

Brett writes about a new project to support community media in South Africa: “The Alternative Information Development Centre (AIDC) is working in partnership with the National Community Radio forum (NCRF)...

Africa: 50 books every African should read

Afripop has a list of 50 books that every African should read.

South Africa: Tag cloud of Zuma's first State of the Nation speech

SentientBeing creates a tag cloud of South Africa's president first State of the Nation address: “If you, like me, lack both the time and the inclination to read through and...

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