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1 January 2006

Stories from 1 January 2006

Ethiopia: Arrest of school children

ET Blogs & Diaries reports that Meles Zenawi is now arresting elementary school children…..Even elementary school children have now joined the protest. The joke is that after Meles arrests the...

Nigeria: end of year thoughts

Chippla's writes on some final thoughts of politics in Nigeria in 2005…”Nobody is indispensable in Nigeria not even the President“

Zimbabwe: Best blog stories

The Paradise Lost Podcast links to the Zimbabwean blogs of 2005 and the best of the year's stories..

Nigeria: holiday books

Soul on Ice has a year end review of some holiday readings and a Happy New Year to all.

Nigeria: Yoruba god

Molara Wood writes about an alternative Christ figure – Ela a Yoruba god….This is Ela, one of the many sculptures to be found in the Osun Grove in Osogbo. Ela...

Ethiopians in Washington DC points to an article in the Washington Post on the large Ethiopian community living in the Washington DC..”Hoping to Own the Run-Down Place That's Home“……….More than two-thirds of the...

Iran: Software for Bloggers

According to Iranian blogger, Khabgard, a new software has been developed to help Iranian bloggers to design their own blogs. This Software, psycho, was developed by Aidin Nasiri . (Persian)

Unravelling Zimbabwe

Yebo Gogo points to an article in the Sunday Times ” that provides a “crash course in unravelling Zimbabwe…

Ethiopia: EPRDF self destruct

Ethiopian blogger Satisfy My Soul explains the silent moments away from blogging ……..I spent most of the silent times away from the hustle-and-bustle of Addis life. My location changed like...

Africa: Happy New Year

African Soul gives thanks that he made it through the “ups and downs” of 2005 ……..On a happy note…. I began to actively blog this year and I made some...

Africa Quiz

Ethan's My Heart's in Accra has a fun Africa Quiz for the New Year

Malaysia: O-Year-2006!

Malaysians bade farewell to 2005 and ushered in the New Year in joyous celebrations held all over the country. In Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi new year message, he called...

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