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9 May 2007

Stories from 9 May 2007

Brazil: The Pope's First Visit to Latin America

Mexico: Is Mexico Safe?

Free Monem Podcast

Nigeria: Wikipedia in Ibo, Yoruba, and Hausa

Kenya: No e-waste for Kenya

Somalia: Fighting over Kismayo

China: Wen's talk on culture

Japan: Voter Turnout Lift-Up Bra

India: Calcutta Coffee House

Bhutan: Film Awards

Nepal: The forgotten elderly

Bangladesh: The “revenge” tour

Morocco: French Elections Edition

Morocco, as a former protectorate of France, is still well connected to the country. Beyond French cars and French baguettes, Morocco's law and education systems are influenced by France, and...

Turkey is Typing…Winding Down from May Day

The days before May Day were marked by presidential protests in Turkey, but somehow with the coming of the new month, those peaceful protests became marred by violence. This week...

Japan: On PM Abe's Yasukuni offering

Nicaragua: Open Source Software, Machisimo in the Park, and an Immigration Rally

Members of the Ubuntu Group in Nicaragua recently provided a free interactive workshop on the use of open source software. Even though the event did not touch on all of...

Jamaica: How to Become a Poet/Problogger

Madagascar: Lack of Activity in Local Blogs in Times of Crisis Sparks Debate

Much has been written about the series of natural disasters that have hit Madagascar recently. Tomavana sheds some light on yet another crisis in the North-West region of Madagascar now...

Trinidad & Tobago: Asa Wright Photos

Jamaica: Walking the Talk

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