6 July 2005

Stories from 6 July 2005

More on the BBC investigation of Afghan blogger threats

  6 July 2005

The BBC continues to investigate claims by Afghan blogger Sohrab Kabuli that somebody has been threatening him from within the BBC computer system. Here is the latest statement from the BBC: “The BBC has been investigating a serious allegation that offensive e-mails were sent from one of its staff members...

Sub-Saharan Africa Daily Blog Roundup

  6 July 2005

Kenyan Pundit introduces the blog Kenya Today, the first blog by a mainstream Kenyan journalist. At the moment, John Kamau, the author, is in Scotland, covering the G8 summit. On Safari with El Jorgito reports from Kigali that rumors coming out of the Democratic Republic of Congo show a deteriorating...

The Middle East and North Africa Daily Blog Roundup

The Silly Bahraini Girl is more than a little frustrated by Bahrainis who have trouble with the fact that many email addresses in the Kingdom end in ‘.com.bh’. The Big Pharaoh, in his trademark sarcastic style, finds where Egypt's Christian and Muslim communities have some common ground. Iranian Prospect posts...

Pacific Rim/East Asia Daily Blog Roundup

  6 July 2005

Tomorrow.sg announces that Bloggers.sg, the upcoming Singaporean Blogger Conference, has a new venue, as the old one was too small. They also posted an updated conference schedule for the July 16th event. Also in Singapore, Mr.Brown deconstructs the MRT's fare hike adjustment poster. Mongolian-North Korean detente? New Mongols points to...

South Asia Daily Blog Roundup

  6 July 2005

Sri Lankan blogger Indi Samarajiva says that the Live 8 manifesto, if implemented, will simply turn the third world into a giant welfare state. Vantage Point points out that the Delhi water board will start limited privatization of the water supply soon; he hails this as another crack in the...

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