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4 February 2007

Stories from 4 February 2007

China: first look discrimination case

Peijin Chen from Shanghaiists puts together some local reports about the first look discrimination case in China: A 23 year-old Henan woman named Qiu Zi (秋子) may become the center...

China: sexual politics

Jeremy Goldkorn from DANWEI alerts the readers that Chinabounder (a blog recounting foreign guy's sexual experience with Chinese woman) is back and fighting back. He quoted a recent cold blood...

China: same sex marriage

Li Yin he will submit a proposal in the coming National people's congress on same sex marriage legislation (zh).

DRC: Taximan Assassinated

UDPS Liege writes (Fr): “A taximan was just cowardly assassinated in his own house, in front of his wife and children by the GSSP who had requested money from him....

Cameroon: English newspaper goes online

One of the most popular English newspaper in Cameroon, Eden, has recently established its presence online, writes Dibussi Tande.

Botswana: living with AIDS

Pilot Mathambo shares his story of being HIV positive on Nata Village blog, “The doctor took my blood and I had to wait for 2 weeks to get the results....

Malawi: mourning one of their own

Malawian bloggers are still mourning one of their own, “A couple of days before the operation, he posted on his blog that he had just recovered from Malaria. My last...

Zimbabwe: abuses in gold mining sector

This Is Zimbabwe writes about human rights abuses in Zimbabwe's informal gold-mining sector: “One has to look back a decade to understand the regime’s haphazard stance on gold panning, which...

South Africa: cash prize to top bloggers

The South African blog,, is offfering cash prize to top bloggers: “That’s right, starting today we’re giving away R3000 a week to the top bloggers on, as voted...

Sudan:The Chinese Are Coming And Losing AU Chair

This roundup's highlights are Sudan losing African Union Chair to Ghana and some thoughts on China's interests in Africa. Black Kush is relieved that Sudan's president Omar Hassan al-Bashir has...

Bahrain: Lost in Translation?

Bahrain blogger Esraa posts hilarious pictures of errors made in translations from Arabic to English and vice-versa.

A Week Goes by in Kuwait

Do you doodle ? Well Nibaq over at Savior Machine not only doodles, but he leaves his doodle machine in the bathroom and everyone in household doodles on it. This...

Haiti: What's in a Picture

Haiti Solutions posts a picture of President Preval laughing with Iranian President Ahmadinejad at what appears to be an international leaders’ official event and adds (Fr): “This picture is not...

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