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23 August 2007

Stories from 23 August 2007

Guyana: Georgetown is flooded

“This is the Demerara Cricket Club ground behind that wall – an enclosed wading pool with the slightest rain fall..it must now be a veritable lake,” writes Flickr user Chennette,...

Russia: “Mama, We're In Hell!”

A young Russian woman traveling from Helsinki to Moscow found herself in a railway traffic jam caused by the train derailment last week. She was so horrified by the sight...

Namibia: Digital tools for development

Africa: Leave Africa alone

Tajikistan: Beating the US

One of the most discussed topics on Tajik blogs recently was the loss of the US U-17s to the Tajik team in the Under–17 Football World Cup. This and much...

Zambia: Donor money for cars and iPods

South Africa: Who will follow Google to South Africa?

Iraq: The Aging GreenZone

Ukraine: Platforms of the Main Contenders

South Africa: Creepy confession

Crimexposouthafrica writes about Juan Uys, the man who was leading the campaign to turn away tourists: “After months of having denied it, Uys told the Cape Times he had been...

Ukraine: Corn

Iraq: Mobile Blogging

Egypt: Cultureligious Curse

Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko

Bahrain: Facebook Trouble

Russia: Communist Youth League and Just Russia

Algeria: Chicken Differences

Former Soviet Union: A 1945 Book

Malawi: Moving on Despite the Politics of Section 65

The phenomenal story of 19 year-old Malawian blogger William Kamkwamba continues to attract attention from around the globe. William began making headlines after his appearance at the TEDGlobal 2007 conference...

Russia: Baseball

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