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27 March 2008

Stories from 27 March 2008

Seychelles: Embassy Blog

Kenya: SLUM-TV

Nicaragua: Inflation Difficult for Families

Costa Rica: Government Program to Protect Water Resources

Puerto Rico: Earth Hour

Barbados: Archaic Laws

Cape Verde: Woman's day

Brazil: When the justice doesn't get the Internet

Burkina Faso: Home of black bags, baobabs and cute kids?

This roundup will begin with some old business. From Stephen Davis of Voice in the Desert: His book Sophie and the Albino Camel is up for the Norfolk Shorts shortlist...

Kenya Back to Normal

Residents of Nairobi, who were adversaries and concerned about their ethnic background, are now united in attacking the local government minister for changing the public transport routes and forcing people...

Brazil: Listen to Brazil v Sweden in the 1958 World Cup

Tajikistan: Politicized Navruz

Navruz is one of the main celebrations for Tajiks. This time — more than ever — it means end of one of the harshest winter in several decades. People could...

Japan: 40% Spam Blog

Kazakhstan: “Alash”, a new magazine for young patriots

Turkmenistan: Fewer Large Families

Kazakhstan: Former Presidential Son-in-Law Named Plotter

Afghanistan: Aid Effectiveness in Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Nato Now Fires $150,000 a Round

China: Petition to Stop the Ban On Tang Wei

China: The Wolves are Here!

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