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21 December 2005

Stories from 21 December 2005

Kenya: Journalism

Kenyan Pundit continues here write up on “What is ailing Kenyan journalism” with a Part III…..Part I and Part II

Ethiopia: Book reviews

Redeem Ethiopia reviews two books on Ethiopia: Survival and Modernization, written by Messay Kebede and Hagai Erlich’s Ras Alula and The Scramble for Africa – a political biography of Ras...

SA: fake US accents

Mzansi Afrika complains about the use of “fake American accents” by promo ads especially on music radio………But this whole adopting of the American accent thing, especially when you've never set...

Zimbabwe: Action Alert

Action Alert: This is Zimbabwe – Petition request for United Nations intervention in Zimbabwe. The Petition can be found here.

Africa: Blogging

Jewels in the Jungle reports on Andrew Heavens piece for the BBC Focus magazine “African bloggers find their voice”………The world's leading politicians, business leaders, and professional media companies are starting...

Africa: indigenous vegetables

Indigenous vegetables have been “re-discovered” – that is green leafy vegetables grown in the tropics. Timbuktu Chronicles reports that they are seen as “an ally in the fight against “hidden...

Turkmenistan: Turkmen Gambit

neweurasia reports on a Russian film festival in Turkmenistan that appears to be a gift of gratitude related to a recent Russian parliamentary by-election in which voters in Turkmenistan played...

Poland: Ranking the US

the beatroot reports on a new opinion poll showing that Polish opinion of the United States has decreased over the past year and discusses why this has happened.

Slovenia: The Formula

Michael Manske says there is a formula for American newspaper travel coverage of Slovenia.

Armenia: Developing the Blogosphere

Onnik Krikorian writes about developing the Armenian blogosphere and says he hopes 2006 will see the emergence of more Armenian blogs written by those with a stake in the country's...

Kazakhstan: Post-independence Islam

Baktygul of neweurasia discusses Islam in Kazakhstan and Central Asia since independence.

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