14 October 2005

Stories from 14 October 2005

Zimbabwe: MDC controversy

  14 October 2005

Zimpundit has more on the current debate with Zimbabwe opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change over whether or not to contest the forthcoming senate elections. “I think this might be the end of the MDC as we currently know it,” he writes.

Sudan: Spotlight on Darfur 2

  14 October 2005

Coalition for Darfur calls on bloggers around the world to contribute simple posts, detailed essays, briefings or constructive criticism of nation-states, groups and individuals involved to Catez Stevens’ Spotlight on Darfur 2.

United Arab Emirates: Inflation

  14 October 2005

Keefieboy from Adventures in Dubai writes that the UAE is suffering from serious inflation these days, and it has just been announced that fees for several Government services will be increased soon.

Uganda: Court issues warrants

  14 October 2005

The International Criminal Court has issued arrest warrants for the alleged perpetrators of atrocities in Uganda, Human Rights Watch reports, calling on governments to help bring about the prompt arrest and transfer of these individuals to the court.

Echoes from the Tunisian blogosphere

  14 October 2005

The beginning of this week marked a big buzz in the Tunisian blogosphere about Tunisia's national soccer team qualifying to the World Cup next year after a 2-2 draw with Morocco. Marouen writes about the ReachOut initiative that the British Council has launched. This initiative encourages and enables open discussion...

Hungary: Interview with Fraser Allen

  14 October 2005

Pestiside interviews Fraser Allen, editor of Budapest Times, an English language newspaper in Hungary, and managing director of Budapest-Zeitung Kft, the publisher of the country's leading German language newspaper, Budapester Zeitung.

Poland: A Sinking Ship

  14 October 2005

the beatroot reports that a political stumble is costing one candidate big in the runoff race for the Polish presidency.

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