15 September 2005

Stories from 15 September 2005

A Study in Frustration

  15 September 2005

New Mongols’ Nabetz is frustrated with a report claiming China is the center of Mongolian studies and looks forward to the day on which Mongolia is recognized as the academic center of its own heritage.

Bahamas: “Bahamas Government Admits Cronyism

  15 September 2005

Bahamas Blog says that Minister of Education, Alfred Sears, admitted at a town hall meeting that construction “contracts were given to people for political reasons who did not do an adequate job.”

Krylatskoe Station

  15 September 2005

As part of its “End of the Line Series,” Scraps of Moscow has images and text from Krylatskoe Station, the end of the light-blue line.

Iraq: Freedom of Speech

  15 September 2005

Sami of An Iraqi's Thoughts says that now Iraqis have freedom of speech, they are abusing it and sadly instead of pushing towards changing the country, they instead try and build bridges between themselves.

Zimbabwe: IMF cliffhanger

  15 September 2005

Zimpundit posts an analysis by top political adviser Eddie Cross on Zimbabwe's chances of getting kicked out of the International Monetary Fund for not servicing its debts.

Kenya: All of a ferment…

  15 September 2005

Onyango Oloo sorts the bananas from the oranges in a long essay on the Kenya Democracy Project, looking at the prospects for political change and providing a recipe for an alcoholic beverage made from bananas.

Kenya: A Constant Gardener

  15 September 2005

E.K. Bensah takes a look at movie reviews for the forthcoming movie The Constant Gardener, based on the novel by John Le Carre, which is set – and banned – in Kenya. Former Nairobi expat Marian also takes note…

Sudan: Violence against women

  15 September 2005

Congo Girl expresses anger at a news release from the United Nations detailing the continuing nightmare of sexual violence against women and girls in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur, asking whether such late publicity will translate into action.

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