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24 October 2005

Stories from 24 October 2005

Argentina: Sunday's Election Results

Robert Wrighton has an entertaining rundown of Sunday's election results in which the current first lady, Cristina Kirchner easily beat out the former first lady Hilda Duhalde to become senator...

Trinidad and Tobago: More on Death March

Caribbean Free Radio has an updated summary of Saturday's “Death March” against crime and lack of accountability in Trinidad and Tobago. Dancehall Blog says that local musicians played an integral...

Argentina: Another Anti-Bush Bomb

GoodAirs covers yet another small explosion, this time at a BankBoston ATM, in protest of George Bush's upcoming visit to the Summit of Americas. GoodAirs also digs up some info...

Religious harmony severed in Egypt

The Egyptian blogosphere has been agitated by the events in Alexandria that shook the country. Four died (3 killed by riot poilce), tens wounded and 100 detained after 5000 angry...

Pakistan: Shelter for earthquake victims

Pakistan: Shelter for earthquake victims

Sri lanka: Unemployment

Sri lanka: Unemployment

Nepal: Role of the army

Nepal: Role of the army

Pakistan: Larger than life

Pakistan: Larger than life

Pakistan: Baby Estonia

Pakistan: Baby Estonia

Bangladesh: Education Blues

Bangladesh: Education Blues

Bangladesh: A bigger piece

Bangladesh: A bigger piece

Living with Peace in Darfur

Darfuran refugee, Alephonsion Deng writes about his experiences and hopes for the future in Darfur blog Passion of the Present

Nigerian blogs, Kisses & Roses, Boggy Woggy and Nigerian Times, report on the plane accident in Nigeria at the weekend as well as the untimely death of Mrs Stella Obasanjo,...

Zimbabwean Disease

Zimbabwean author, Chengerai Hove, writes in this weeks Pambazuka News of a “Zimbabwean disease” which dictates that once an institution is formed it becomes a national cause to tear it...


Kenyan blogger Mshairi discusses the issue of superstition particularly the 7 years bad luck said to happen should you break a mirror.

Nigeria Poet

Molara Wood, invites us to read her review of Nigerian poet, Tade Ipadeola who has a new book “Poetic Rain”.

PLO should learn from ANC

South African blog, “the fish bowl” points to an article in todays Houston Chronicle, which discusses the need for the PLO to learn from the South African example, and the...

Terror & intimidation in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Paradox reports on the campaign of terror and intimidation being carried out by Prime Minister Zenaw of Ethiopia against the Opposition.

Malaysia: Blogebrity?

“I heard you're a blogger so you must have lots of thoughts.” Curious non-bloggers corned Kenny Sia at an impromptu bloggers’ meet; our hero ends up in an awkward, beauty...

Philippines: Conference Report

The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism has reports here, here and here on its recently concluded “Journalists as Bloggers” Conference.

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