1 April 2007

Stories from 1 April 2007

Kenya: BarCamp Kenya

  1 April 2007

Skunkworks has posted photos and notes from BarCamp Kenya event, “Started at around 1.30pm with about 10 people in attendance. :) Typical Sat Afternoon in Nairobi. (but a total of about 40+ people attended).”

Ghana: The Joseph Project

  1 April 2007

Do you know about The Joseph Project? “The Joseph Project is part of an elaborate plan to establish Ghana as the homeland for Africans in the diaspora. The project takes its name from the story of the Biblical Joseph who was sold into slavery.”

South Africa: where are black bloggers?

  1 April 2007

Khanya asks, where are the black South African bloggers?: Look at South African blog aggregator sites like Amatomu, and the vast majority of the bloggers there are white. And this in spite of the fact that it is run by the Mail & Guardian newspaper, which has several black journalists....

Lebanon: Pains and the Arab Summit

This week is about posts expressing pain; pain due to sexual harassment; insecurity and the consequences of war; and because of the political uncertainty that the Arab Summit did little to alleviate. There is also a book review and a computer graphic tutorial. Poetry and Painting: “The window is the...

Chile: Day of the Young Fighter

  1 April 2007

Universidad del Bio Bio Concepción During Chile's dictatorship period, two brothers, Rafael and Eduardo Vergara were murdered. They were fighting against the government. Since then, some associations in Chile celebrate the day of the “young fighter.” This in not an official government issue. Unfortunately for us, the meaning of the...

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