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22 July 2007

Stories from 22 July 2007

Latvia: Making Fun of the President

Hungary: Museums, Toilets, and Domestic Products

Former Soviet Union: “Escape from Moscow”

Nigeria: True Love magazine features Nigerian female bloggers

Nigeria: aggregation is not duplication

Republic of Congo: Pygmies in a zoo

South Africa: Cape Town host city logo for 2010 World Cup

Africa: interview with Kenyan activist, Firoze Manji

Peru: Protests in Pucallpa Against Increased Fuel Tax

The Peruvian government announced that it will no longer provide tax benefits for fuel for residents of the jungle region of Pucallpa, where they claim the cheaper fuel is trafficked...

Africa: UNICEF ends “black face” campaign

Nigeria: Two Heroic Nigerian Cops; Borderless Office

This week’s blog round-up begans from Nigeria, where Yomi shares a rare story of two brave Nigerian policemen who braved the odds to fight-back about 30 well-armed bank robbers with...

Kuwait: Here & there

Kuwaiti bloggers are talking about their present and past this week. While two bloggers are looking into their surroundings for inspiration and futuristic projects, another is diving into history to...

Alain Mabanckou on Prostitution in Brazzaville

Congo-Brazzaville: Point Noire music festival

Congo-Brazzaville: Pygmies housed in Brazzaville zoo

France: Protest against BNP & Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Chad: Opposition party on Deby's visit to France

France: Elderly Central African Republic immigrant faces expulsion

Cameroon: Yes your majesty

Benin: Debating, feting Voodoo