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· August, 2009

Stories about South Africa from August, 2009

Africa/UK: South African blogger on Ramadan in the UK

Ramadan in the UK is a bit… different, writes Muhammad Karim, a South African blogger in the UK: “In the UK, specifically here in Epsom, there’s a community as well,...

South Africa: Health Advisory for Highway Africa participants

For those of you traveling from abroad to South Africa for the Highway Africa conference, here’s a health advisory on the pandemic Influenza A/H1N1 2009, commonly known as swine flu,...

Africa: 10 songs dedicated to African women

In honoring Women's Month, Mighty African selects 10 songs dedicated to African women from different countries in Africa.

South Africa: Is Caster Semenye a man or a woman?

Caster Semenye, a young South African runner who recently won a gold medal at the World championships in Berlin has been thrown into the spotlight, and not due to her...

South Africa: Connect with Highway Africa

Connect with Highway Africa on social media networks. Highway Africa is the world’s largest gathering of African journalists in South Africa discussing journalism and new media: “With only three weeks...

South Africa: Register for Digital Citizen Indaba 4.0

You can register for the annual Digital Citizen Indaba taking place next month in South Africa: “It is now possible to register for DCI 4.0 from the Highway Africa website...

Blogging with HIV: “Love is still possible”

A growing number of HIV-positive bloggers around the world are using citizen media to express how they live with the virus, although speaking openly about HIV/AIDS can be difficult.

South Africa: What if Hillary was the bomb?

Bernard discusses the incident that led to a journalist being banned from attending Hillary Clinton’s event in South Africa.

Bangladesh: Dr. Yunus Meets Madiba

Bangladeshi Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus met Nobel Laureate and former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela (Madiba) at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg. Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam was...

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