16 September 2006

Stories from 16 September 2006

The Maasai – Zulu battle of 2006

  16 September 2006

“One of the sessions covered this week was the controversial EASSy project which appears to have been now reduced to a Kenyan vs. South African affair,” writes Bankele, one of the Digital Citizen Indaba on Blogging participants.

Kenya: The president needs Swahili lessons

  16 September 2006

Kenyan Entrepreneur does not think the President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki, should speak Sheng, which is neither an official nor a national language: “I mean, seriously…he keeps corrupting what is supposed to be the national language!“

African album covers

  16 September 2006

Benn Loxo asked its readers to submit their favorite African album covers: “After yesterday’s post Benn loxo listener, Michael, was the first to send in his favourite African LP covers.” “Several more Benn loxo listeners contributed their favourite African album covers this week.“ “Below are the last in a series...

Togo: The EU's Wait-and-See

  16 September 2006

Flag of Togo, World Cup 2006. By Currybet. Occasionally, daily links do not do important posts justice. Togo's blogosphere is not crowded enough to feature intense debate between bloggers but this well-articulated post (Fr) on the EU's latest set of conditions for Togo by Togolese blogger Don Ray is worth...

Turkey is Typing:Best of Summer Edition

  16 September 2006

It has been quite a while since an update on the Turkish blogosphere has been done, and rather than trying to update you on every detail that I have failed to report, I thought that this post should focus on the most interesting posts of the summer. Granted, the information...

Malaysia: Reforming Education

  16 September 2006

The blogger at Cakap Tak Serupa Bikin analyses the statement on reforming the education by Malaysian Education Minister. The blogger, a parent of school going kids, outlines the real problems that the minister failed to mention.

Iran:Attacking Etemad Meli Journal

  16 September 2006

Madeh 19 reports Etemad Meli journal's office was attacked by Molotov cocktails. According to the blogger it is second time that Etemad Meli's office was attacked by Molotov cocktails [Fa]. Etemad Meli was founded by cleric Karoubi and is critical regarding Iranian government.

Malawi: Software Freedom Day

  16 September 2006

Soyapi Mumba on Software Freedom Day in Malawi, “In Malawi, the event is being organised by LinuxChix (Malawi) and Malawi Open Source Society (MOSS) and will include presentations on various Free and Open Source Software topics to be followed by an Install Party.“

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