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16 December 2006

Stories from 16 December 2006

Nigeria: Same Sex Marriage Bill

Botswana: Girls Leading Our World

A First Round-Up of the Sudanese Blogosphere

Today in the Sudanese blogosphere, we notice a variety of opinions on different topics. Black Kush from South Sudan has 2 posts entitled “How Egypt is woeing South Sudan” where...

Nigeria: new intellectual online forum

Nigeria: lessons from Nigerian film industry

Russia: “The Dissenters’ March”

Marsh Nesoglasnykh (“The Dissenters’ March” or “The March of Those Who Disagree”) – screenshot from the rally's website, www.namarsh.ru According to news reports, over 2,000 people showed up at a...

Ghana: blogging from Ghana

Kenya: Kenyan parliament online

Kenya: mandatory HIV tests

Zimbabwe: nothing changes

Malawi: declining Internet cafe rates

GV Summit Delhi '06 Session One: GV's Past, Present, & Future

In the first session of the Global Voices '06 summit, co-founders Rebecca MacKinnon and Ethan Zuckerman looked back at where Global Voices has been and forward to where it is...

Global Voices Delhi Summit Slideshow

Day 1 of the Global Voices Delhi Summit is well underway and the photos are starting to emerge on Flickr. Here is a slideshow. People are contributing their photos of...

Hong Kong: erasing history, demolition of Star ferry and Queen's pier

The protest against the demolition of Star Ferry has been going on for four days. After the violent crack down by the police, protesters are now launching hunger strike. In...