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16 December 2006

Stories from 16 December 2006

Nigeria: Same Sex Marriage Bill

Black Looks writes about the Same Sex Marriage Bill in Nigeria, which would make it illegal to press for LGBT rights and recognition in the country.

Botswana: Girls Leading Our World

Heather writes on Bots Blog about her experience at the 2nd annual Camp Glow (Girls Leading Our World) in Botswana.

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

Kazey Journal is excited about Think Nigeria, a new Nigerian intellectual online forum, “Let me spill the beans, there is a new Nigerian intellectual forum that is just what you...

Nigeria: lessons from Nigerian film industry

Back To The Beginning shares an email she received about 24 lessons from the 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

An American in Africa puts her blog and life in Ghana into perspective, “I can't fix Africa's problems. I can't fix Ghana's problems. I can help my little corner of...

Kenya: Kenyan parliament online

At last, the Kenyan parliament has a website.

Kenya: mandatory HIV tests

Coco supports the move by many churches in Kenya to require couples to take HIV tests before they get married.

Zimbabwe: nothing changes

Cry Beloved Zimbabwe analyses the latest political and soci-economic situation in arguing that nothing has changed Zimbabwe.

Malawi: declining Internet cafe rates

Mangaliso's World writes about Internet cafe rates in Malawi.

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...

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