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10 November 2005

Stories from 10 November 2005

Chile: Ibero-American Congress of Digital Journalism

Ramón Salaverría lays out the agenda (ES) for this year's third annual Ibero-American Digital Journalism Convention to be held at Diego Portales University in Santiago.

Japan, Brazil: Japan's Ethnic Media

Sociology Professor Shigehiko Shiramizu offers his analysis of how Japan's media has shifted to appeal to Brazilian immigrants.

Chile: The Worlds biggest Firefox Party?

Last Saturday was the Firefox Music Summit (also in Spanish) in Santiago, Chile. But was it the world's biggest?

Guyana: Compiling Guayana News with SuprGlu

Scott Stadum has made a website on SuprGlu that lumps a wide variety of sources on Guyana in one place.

Kiswahili blogosphere this week

It looks as if the controversial Zanzibar presidential election will be discussed by Tanzanian bloggers for a long time. Kasri la Mwanazuo, a Tanzanian Kiswahili instructor and journalist based in...

Jordanian Bloggers React to Amman Bombings

Child carrying sign that says “No to Terrorism, down with terrorism and Zarqawi” by Lina Ejeilat from the Amman Demonstrations Flickr Set. The Jordanian community is in a state of...

Peru, Japan: Is Alberto Fujimori Japanese?

Roy Berman takes a detailed look at former Peruvian President, Alberto Fujimori's nationality.

Morocco: Prisoner's Fast Off

Hale from Bloggin’ the Maghreb reports that the Saharawi prisoner's fast, which they first started early in August, and which they stopped in late September, and then started again on...

Lebanon: Asad Speech

Mustapha describe President Asad of Syria, speech as an insult to Lebanon.

Iraq: Appeal from “Doctors for Iraq”

LadyBird of Baghdad Dweller says: “The only hospital in the city is desperately lacking medicines and has requested for basic medicines and surgical equipment to be delivered to the hospital...

Egypt: Parliamentary Elections

The Big Pharaoh talking about Egyptian Parliamentary Elections of yesterday, he says: “Muslim Brotherhood managed to win unexpected seats yesterday in Cairo. They are not expected to take over the...

Bahrain: Demonstrations

Mahmood describing one of yesterday's demonstration in Bahrain for codification of personal and family status laws, he says: “Bahrain is a deeply religious country for the most part and they...

African Diaspora

Africa Unchained reports on a speech by Wangari Maathai on the contribution made by the African Diaspora to local African economies. “I commend the African diaspora for believing in small...

Zanzibar elections

East African_Peripetatic, wonders what exactly happened in the recent Zanzibar elections – did election rigging take place or not?

Malawi Blogosphere

Soyapi Mumba's Blog, asks “How big is Malawi's blogosphere? Not to huge but 10 is a pretty good number.

South Africa: Burning trains

Mzansi Afrika reports on the burning of trains that is happening in South Africa. “On Tuesday four train carriages were burned in Vereeniging to protest against delays that had apparently...

Nigeria – WSIS

Nigerian blogger, Oro reports on Nigerian Youth-led Activities in the Information Society. “WSIS Nigeria Youth Caucus invites you to a session that will showcase the 20-minute documentary tagged, “Nigeria Rocks”,...

Zimbabwe: US ambassador

Zimbabwean social justice blog, Sokwanele, reports on the public rebuking of the US Ambassador, Christopher Dell, by Robert Mugabe. Mugabe accused the ambassador of “inappropriate behaviour” for what he saw...

Ethiopian Jews

Ethiopian blog Admas reports that Israel has reached a deal with the Ethiopian government to speed up the ” immigration to the Jewish state of some 20,000 Falashmura, Jewish converts...

Ken Saro Wiwa

Nigerian bloggers remember Ken Saro Wiwa on the 10th anniversary of his excecution by former military dictator, General Sani Abacha. Chippla's Weblog, Nigerian Times, CyBlug (GidiBlog), Molara Wood,

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