10 November 2006

Stories from 10 November 2006

Kyrgyzstan: Hasty Constitution

  10 November 2006

Was Kyrgyzstan's constitution adopted too quickly? Yulia appears unhappy with the fast pace of the constitution's drafting and adoption while Kyrgyz Report notes that some in Kyrgyzstan are already noticing problems with the new fundamental document.

DRC: BanaCongo Rejects Official Election Results

  10 November 2006

Looking ahead to the publication of election results, UDPS Liege publishes a BanaCongo declaration stating (Fr): “Pressure group BanaCongo asks the Congolese people to remain vigilent and ready to vigorously protest the election results that the Western media are generally publishing to put the people to sleep.”

Corporate Social Responsibility: The blogosphere reacts

  10 November 2006

If you missed the live webcast of Reuters’ Corporate Social Responsible panel yesterday, you can click here to view the full-length archived video. Stephen Frost live-blogged it on the CSR Asia blog. We had a sizeable group of bloggers from a range of countries on the live IRC chat –...

Hungary: Paprika in Szentes

  10 November 2006

“Some like it hot” – Photo by Kris of Little Town in Hungary, a blog featuring daily photos “from Szentes, a small town located on the southern Great Plain of Hungary.” Kris writes about this photo: I saw this scene yesterday. Does the owner of this flat like paprika so...

Puerto Rico: Blogs, context & trust

  10 November 2006

Gil the Jenius heeds the call of a fellow Puerto Rican blogger and explains why people may trust local blogs more than the media: “All consistent bloggers have one thing in common: a strong need to share. In order to feed that need, the blogger must adhere to certain principles:...

Blogging for the Cause in Honduras

  10 November 2006

Nelly, a Honduran entreprenuer who received a small business loan from Kiva Honduran bloggers La Gringa, Matthew, Ruthy, and Jill are blogging for a good cause. Though media attention on world hunger is often focused on Africa, Honduras – a small Central American country with a population of about 7...

Voices from Central Asia and the Caucasus

  10 November 2006

Club in Almaty/Kazakhstan – (c) Christopher Herwig – www.herwigphoto.com Welcome to the latest roundup of the Central Asian and Caucasian blogospheres. A lot has happened over the past two weeks – so let's get down to business straightaway. Political crisis in Kyrgyzstan… The stalemate between opposition and the Bakiyev/Kulov administration...

Ethiopia: challenges of being a dictator

  10 November 2006

Ethiopian Life, Culture, Politics, and Arts: “Ethiopia's dicator, Meles Zenawi, will dicuss the challenges of being a dictator on Friday November 17 – 9.30 to 12.00 in Brussels with the invitation of the European Commission as the relationship between the commission and Ethiopia is supposed to have deteroriated further.”

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