Stories about Sudan from December, 2007
Sudan: The Aftermath of the Teddy Bear Circus
Not surprisingly, about a month ago the Sudanese blogosphere's main topic and attraction was the teddy bear circus which received a huge amount of global media attention.
The wrong way to fight AIDS in Sudan
In Sudan, Zizou from Djerba critiques what he calls a “poster of death” that uses a skull and crossbones [Fr] to warn people about the dangers of AIDS, without offering any information about treatment or prevention. He writes that AIDS is no longer a death sentence, and that the wrong...
Sudan, Nation of Contrasts
Zizou from Djerba compares the moral universe of a theatrical play [Fr] about democracy and women's rights staged at a rich international school in Khartoum with the realities of illiteracy, infant mortality and short average life expectancy the population at large must face, concluding that Sudan is a nation of...
Egypt: The Secret of Sudanese Women
Egyptian Sandmonkey shares a secret about Sudanese women in this post.
Algeria: Sudan's Teddy Bear
“In lieu of a recent case of tomfoolery in Sudan, the American Islamic Congress, a great American Muslim organization (with which I am quite friendly), put out the following press release, which is well worth reading and has been reproduced throughout the media,” writes Algerian Nouri, who posts the Press...