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5 March 2008

Stories from 5 March 2008

Africa: Africa Reading Challenge

South Africa: In support of “race-based” organising

South Africa: SA Blog Awards finalists

Protests over high prices strike Burkina Faso

Although somewhat overshadowed by the larger – and more dangerous –demonstrations in Cameroon last week, at least four cities in Burkina Faso also witnessed strikes over skyrocketing prices that descended...

Kazakhstan: Second-Life Astana

Turkmenistan: The End of Prosecutor’s General Career

Kazakhstan: Party Changes Name, Not Too Well

Tajikistan: Support Entrepreneurs with Kiva

Afghanistan: Afghan Communism, Made in America

Kyrgyzstan: From Santamania to “Subbotnik”

During the last two weeks, the Kyrgyz blogosphere has come up with a bunch of interesting articles, funny and witty comments along with bright photos of Santa Claus First Winter...

South Korea: Military Service

China: OK To Sing Tibet Independence?

China: Movie Classification System

China: Iconic Expression

China: Two Grand Meetings

Colombia: The Unsettling Conflict with Ecuador and Venezuela

Colombian bloggers are closely following the events unleashed by the Colombian army's incursion into Ecuadorian territory. Fear of war is palpable throughout the discussions on the legitimacy of the attack...

Colombia: Karaoke Blogger Night in Cali

Bolivia: Nintendo Phone Error

Barbados, Jamaica: Legalise it?

Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, Venezuela, USA: Taking Sides