21 October 2005

Stories from 21 October 2005

Japan: Maid Cafes

  21 October 2005

Tokyo Times reports on the expanding “maid cafe” franchise, in which waitresses dressed in frilly outfits wait hand-and-foot on patrons. The police are suggesting that the business apply for an “adult entertainment” license.

Race on the streets of London

  21 October 2005

Nigerian blogger in UK, Confessions of the Mind has a racist experience on the streets of London – not your usual in your face racial abuse, racial innuendos, being reminded you that you are different because of the colour of your skin but an outright vile shocking one…

Afrikaner Homeland

  21 October 2005

South African blogger Mzansi Afrika points out that “those insane and racists Afrikaners in Orania have not yet given up on their dream of creating an independent, self-sufficient “homeland” within the borders of South Africa”.

Corruption in Nigeria

  21 October 2005

Once again Nigeria is in the top 5 of most corrupt countries. Chippla's Blog asks What manner of a country” is Nigeria!. A country where online spamming is taken to a new level and where politics is a elevated to a religion!

Latest Voices from Tanzanian Blogosphere

  21 October 2005

Three new bloggers entered Tanzanian blogosphere this month. Motowaka is a school teacher in Dar es Salaam. He writes in Kiswahili. Makene is a Kiswahili instructor in Texas, USA. He also blogs in Kiswahili as Kasri la Mwanazuoni. Fatma Karama, a Tanzanian law student in the UK, joined the other...

Lebanese and Syrian Bloggers Early Reaction to Mehlis Report

  21 October 2005

The Lebanese Blogger Forum came to this Conclusion: There is probable cause to believe that the decision to assassinate former Prime Minister, Rafik Hariri, could not have been taken without the approval of topranked Syrian security official and could not have been further organized without the collusion of their counterparts...

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