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· September, 2010

Stories about South Africa from September, 2010

South Africa: Winners of South Africa Blog Awards 2010

The South African Blog Awards started in 2005 to showcase the best blogs in South Africa voted for by the public. The winners were announced on 25 September 2010 at...

Africa: Thoughts on the world from Africans

African Scene is an online portal designed to provide intelligent commentary and musings on African and international affairs which cannot be shouted out by conventional media nor muzzled by any...

South Africa: Do You Know Where Police Are Hiding?

Twitter account that exposes where police are hiding daily in South Africa!

South Africa: Self-regulation amongst bloggers

Read Guy Berger's analysis of self-regulation amongst bloggers in South Africa.

Sudan: A Look at Preparations for Referendum

Amanda discusses preparations for referendum in South Sudan: “On Wednesday, a seven-member technical committee revealed the lyrics to South Sudan’s new national anthem, titled “South Sudan Oyee!””

South Africa: Zuma the patriarch vs ANC gender equality

Zuma [South Africa's President) the patriach versus ANC gender equality: “It should also not be controversial to point out the obvious fact that our current President (who is also the...

South Africa: Thou Shall Not Burn the Bible

A South African businessman and law student Mohammed Vawda planned to burn the Bible on September 11, 2010 in Johannersburg central business district. He claims that he was enraged by...

South Africa: Top two finalists per category in 2010 SA Blog Awards

These are the top two nominees per category in 2010 South Africa Blog Awards.Winners will only be known once judges final score sheets are submitted and calculated.

South Africa: Last Chance to Vote in South Africa Blog Awards 2010

Public voting in South Africa Blog Awards 2010 closes in 7 hours. South Africa Blog Awards bring South African bloggers to the forefront of peoples attention, both locally and internationally,...

Mauritius: Facing Their Past in South Africa's Footsteps

Like South Africa and other African countries, Mauritius created a "Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation" Commission in 2008 to heal the wounds of slavery, as well as to find national unity...

South Africa: Listen to Benguela's Meridian

Sean's Music Monday features Meridian from the album The Black Southeaster by a Cape Town based group Benguela.

South Africa: Listen to the Black Southeaster

Sean's Music Monday features Meridian from the album The Black Southeaster by a Cape Town based group Benguela.

South Africa: On court decision against Bible burning

Pierre's reaction to Judge Sita Kolbe of the South Gauteng High Court who issued an interdict on Friday against a planned Bible burning by businessman and law student Mohammed Vawda.

Africa: HIV Positive Women Sterilized, Discriminated Against and Stigmatized

Forced sterilization of HIV positive women is alas still a reality in many African countries. Recent testimonies were shared by many through personal experiences and a few African bloggers weighed...

South Africa: South Africa's Strike Season

Prisha blogs about South Africa's public sector strike: “It is a well known fact that South Africa has a strike season. That’s right, you heard me: a strike “season” -just...

Zimbabwe/South Africa: Mugabe in chicken to change song

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is the subject of a new music video, Chicken to change, by South African Afro-pop sensation group FRESHLYGROUND and the internet satirical show ZA NEWS.

South Africa: Proposed Protection of Information Bill – Apartheid Era Politics?

South Africa has been regarded as having one of the most free press in the world. Now, these much lauded freedoms are once again being threatened. The South African parliament...

South Africa: Secrecy legislation is sickening

Reactions to the proposed media tribunal bill in South Africa: “The government’s proposed secrecy legislation was a “sickening” throwback to the apartheid era, writer André Brink said on Tuesday 31...

Africa: Preparing Africa For New Media

Africa should prepare for new media revolution: “Ultimately, considering the growth taking place in Africa, Kabushenga points out that Africans are at an advantage: digital media will eventually gain a...

It's Time For 2010 South African Blog Awards

The South African Blog Awards were started in 2005 to showcase the best blogs in South Africa voted for by the public. Nominations for 2010 South African Blog Awards took...

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