Stories from 12 September 2005
“Bloggers All” by Ashwin Kumar Scenes from a Singaporean blogger meetup.
Living Guyana is reluctantly optimistic about president Jagdeo's promise to clear the red tape around investing.
Blah, Bloh, Blog remembers hurricane Ivan on its first anniversary and recounts her own experiences.
From a Singapore Angle rounds up blogger coverage of the two bloggers charged with sedition for racist remarks online. There is also a follow-up post here. mr brown has more views here. Omeka Na Huria asks: are they being made an example?
Simone Engeln is thrilled that Simones Belize Blog was chosen as one of Technorati's featured weblogs today.
Julio Alonso of Merodeando writes that his Spanish software blog has been sent a cease and desist letter (translated here) by Yahoo! Spain.
Taran Rampersad has a summary of last week's Caribbean Internet Governance Forum held in Guyana as well as Software Freedom Day. Jacqueline Morris, from Trinidad and Tobago was also at the Caribbean Internet Governance Forum.
Sri Lanka: Don't call the cops
The Venezuelan blogosphere portrays a fairly complex political spectrum rather than the bipolar one presented by mainstream media. The conversation is becoming more inclusive, allowing escualidos1, moderate opposition, neither-nor2, chavistas light3, and extreme Bolivarians to exchange arguments and build understanding about the country’s political situation. Recently, Kira Kariakin depicted the...
Pakistan: Bush and after
India: Can't learn wearing that!
Bangladesh: Understanding Islam
Kenyan Pundit reports on a new initiative by the Kenyan police to deal with “customer service issues”.
“Welcome to 1998″, says a post at Meskel Square, with an explanatory link to the Ethiopian calendar.
Ethiopundit, blogging on the anniversary of 9/11, says a fourth world war is being waged against those who seek to pervert Islam, “one of the world's great religions”, in the service of “a new totalitarianism”.
AllThings2All hosts a detailed round-up of blogs, Spotlight on Darfur 1, which focuses attention on the troubled Sudanese region.
Black Star Journal, commenting on the recent constitutional amendments in Zimbabwe, says the government of President Robert Mugabe has turned the country into “one, giant prison camp”.
Timbuktu Chronicles takes note of the “Energy Solutions Toolkit” issued by USAID on how to use off-grid power sources for ICT projects in areas where power supply is unreliable.
Roba announce that there's going to be a candlelight vigil held in front of the UN building in Shmeisany on Wednesday the 14th of September at 7 PM in silent protest against the Wall that's being built in Palestine.
Human Rights Watch releases a statement on its new report into recent events in Zimbabwe, saying that the government of President Robert Mugabe has violated the human rights of hundreds of thousands of its citizens.