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24 June 2007

Stories from 24 June 2007

Africa: do African leaders care about Afro-Futurism?

South Africa: South African rugby problems are systemic

Ethiopia: teenage blogger writes open letter to the president

Mauritius: police officers and public transport

Nigeria: the evolution of mobile telephony

D.R. of Congo: Rugendo Mountain Gorilla family returns

Africa: Traditional medicine in Africa

Malawi: Chasing the windmill in Malawi

Africa: Peupe: Africa’s first corporate blog

Africa: challenges of web 2.0 in Africa

Russia: Moscow's Top Secret and Other Exaggerations

According to a recent survey by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Moscow is “the world’s most expensive city for expatriates for the second consecutive year.” To Moscow locals, however, Mercer’s findings...

Japan: Anti-freeze Toothpaste and Toxic Thomas

Last week, reports emerged that two Japanese companies were recalling thousands of Chinese toothpaste products sold to hotels across the country after the health ministry reported finding that they contained...

Peru: Celebrating June 24 – San Juan and Inti Raymi

June 24 is a very special date in many parts of the world, because in addition to being the longest day of the year, it coincides with the summer solstice...

Fiji: US Laws and Fijian Blogs

Sudan: UN-AU Troops in Darfur, Ridiculously Expensive Nursery School, Wildlife Returning in South Sudan and Reactions Towards Sudanese Gay Blogger

It has been awhile since the previous round-up of the Sudanese blogosphere but I am now back with another one covering a variety of topics including angry reactions towards a...

Japan: parents’ involvement in after-school daycare centers

Cambodia: Blogs sharply criticize donor meetings

Hun Sen promised to purge his government of corrupt officials, pleaded for more aid, and was granted his wish, without question, by the international donor community. The decision comes directly...