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17 February 2008

Stories from 17 February 2008

Zimbabwe: My first ever bribe

Egypt: Dov'è L'Amore

Last Thursday was Valentine's Day, and for sure Egyptian bloggers couldn't miss such opportunity without writing about it, or even dedicating a special recipe of a Chocolate Pie for this...

Ethiopia: Goodbye Ferenge Addis Blog

Philippines: A Tale of Corruption and Bribery

Technology for Transparency Network

Filipino bloggers react to the testimony of a whistleblower who testified against corruption and bribery in government. The revelation could prove damaging to the Philippine president whose husband was implicated...

Kenya: The digital activist class

Ghana: Ghana Elections 2008 Blog

Sudanese Blogosphere Reaches New Milestone

The Sudanese blogosphere is starting to build momentum. Blogs written in English are quite active now, showing the genuine, diverse and raw face of Sudan to the world. On the...

Japan: Reactions to alleged Okinawa rape

The news last week that a U.S. Marine had allegedly raped a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Okinawa sparked various degrees of condemnation from local citizens, politicians, the government and bloggers, reigniting...

Korea: Burning of Namdaemun

Namdaemun, the Great South Gate (called Namdaemun or Sungnyemun), which was established in the 14th century, was ravaged by a fire that broke out on the 10th of February. It...

Amit Gupta: A self confessed geek

Amit Gupta is a software engineer who works as a web applications architect in India and is a self confessed geek, in other words, someone who literally lives, breathes, sleeps...

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