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7 January 2007

Stories from 7 January 2007

Africa: African Path

White African is excited about the launching of African Path, a website that aggregates news and analysis on Africa, “The interesting thing about African Path is that he has also...

Iran:Ice Pack a new popular product

Rozmaregi says there is a growing number of shops in Tehran which sells only one product,an ice cream called Ice Pack[Fa]. You can see a photo of Ice Pack in...

Iran:Ali Farahbakhsh,a journalist in jail for 40 days

According to Samimanetar,Ali Farahbakhsh, an economist journalist, has been in jail for 40 days.The blogger says Ali was very quite person with great interest in academic works. The blogger says...

Iran:Leader’s Plan to Show Up In Qom?

Kamangir tells us for which reasons,Khamenei's,the Leader,speech is important tommorow.He says,”if that happens, it would be an important event, because of choosing the Iranian Vatican over the capital city.”

Cambodia: Predictions for 2007

Vireak comes up with some amusing and not so amusing predictions for 2007. One of them deals with the blogging scene in Cambodia. “The Khmer blogging bubble to burst. So...

East Timor: Movie Reflections

Tumbleweed in Timor Lorosae reflects on the diamond industry after watching the latest hollywood movie that talks about conflict diamonds. The violence scenes in the movie also reminds her of...

Singapore: Strange Green Lights in the Sky

squareCircleZ and several other Singaporeans spot strange green lights over Singapore. squareCirclez writes “The light it was giving off was a neon-like light green, and the strangest thing was that...

Tanzania: Tanzanian becomes new UN deputy

My Africa Today writes about the appointment of Tanzania's Foreign Minister, Asha-Rose Migiro, as the new UN deputy secretary-general.

Africa: viability of mobile internet connection

Writing at Mobile Africa, Oluniyi Ajao asks, “Are Mobile Data Technologies viable as mainstream channel of Internet connection?”

South Africa: South Africa dot bomb

In a post titled, South Africa Dot Bomb, Johan Bosini notes, “South Africa's penetration of 7.4% is even below Reunion (25.3%), Mauritius (14.1%), Morocco (11.6%), Sao Tome & Principe –...

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