20 September 2005

Stories from 20 September 2005

Nigeria: Class war

  20 September 2005

A silent war is being waged, writes Chippla, between the Nigerian working classes who sit and listen to fire and brimstone sermons in the country's many houses of worship, and the ruling class who live it up overseas only to be arrested for money-laundering.

Uganda: Stretching a point

  20 September 2005

African Update lauds a report in the U.S. media asking what happened to the condoms in the Ugandan government's anti-HIV/AIDS strategy, but thinks that this may be one thing that can't be blamed on the Bush administration.

Uganda: Atrocities continue

  20 September 2005

“The Ugandan military and the rebel Lord's Resistance Army continue to kill, rape and uproot civilians in northern Uganda with brazen impunity,” says a recent report from Human Rights Watch.

Hong Kong: My territory for a horse

  20 September 2005

Will Hong Kong's hosting of the 2008 Olympic equestrian events get the territory's racing-obsessed residents out jogging the MacLehose Trail? Hemlock doesn't think so…

Philippines: Spooky tales

  20 September 2005

The Sassy Laywer's Journal reports that six members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called for an enquiry into the activities of the CIA in the Philippines.

Burma: The coasts of Titan

  20 September 2005

Myanmar blogger Kyaw Oo is taken with newly beamed images of Titan, one of the moons of Jupiter, complete with coastlines, rain and river systems, and seas of liquid methane.

China: Panyu protest

  20 September 2005

EastSouthWestNorth posts a long essay about why the land dispute and re-election of the village committee in the Guangdong village of Taishi is worth taking the trouble to follow.

Kuwait Roundup

  20 September 2005

Just a little introduction to the Kuwait Blogosphere, we have about 277 blogs listed on KuwaitBlogs.com and most of them are being aggregated on Safat.KuwaitBlogs.com. We have a mixed group of bloggers that are Kuwait are in and out of Kuwait, as well as people form other countries that live...

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