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2 April 2008

Stories from 2 April 2008

Nigeria: Nollywood movie, Anini

Oluniyi reviews Nollywood movie, Anini: “I had the opportunity to watch a Nollywood (Nigerian movie industry) action thriller movie directed by Fred Amata on Africa Magic yesterday, titled: Anini. The...

Sri Lanka: Websites at risk

ICT4Peace on launching a new blog – Websites at Risk – to “archive information and knowledge produced on the web in Sri Lanka on human rights, peacebuilding and democratic governance.”

Sri Lanka: On Discrimination

Generation Y Consultant takes a somewhat controversial stand on discrimination.

Pakistan: Humble beginnings

KO has a tongue-in-cheek post on the supposed humble beginnings of Pakistani politicians.

Zimbabwe: Elections 2008 in pictures

My Zimbabwe Today posts photos of Zimbabwe Elections 2008.

Pakistan: On bombs and citizens

All Things Pakistan on the mayhem of suicide bombers, the government's supposed cluelessness and the role of media.

Nepal: Royal Speak

Nepali Netbook on royalty-speak and the influence of India on politics in Nepal.

Zimbabwe: Zanu PF loses House of Assembly

Zanu PF loses the House of Assembly: “Latest news is that the ZEC have announced that the MDC have control of the House of Assembly!. This is a momentous political...

South Africa: Skewed media coverage

Afrodissent writes about skewed media coverage of victims of intolerance: “Ultimately, though, media coverage of this tragedy has been pitiful. That the story has not received widespread coverage almost implies...

Zimbabwe: Struggling to keep results at bay

Zapiro cartoon posted at Kubatana blog: “It’s hard work keeping those pesky results at bay.”

Zimbabwe: Is Tsvangirai the new president?

Hope writes about the latest press conference by the main opposition in Zimbabwe: “The press conference went on and basically confirmed the MDC’s position that Morgan Tsvangirai was the new...

Zimbabwe: Still counting…

Latest information about presidential results in Zimbabwe: “Zimbabwe state broadcasting says that the government is still collecting presidential ballots from across the country. Yeah right, pull the other one. I...

South Africa: Dancing to keep out of trouble

A video of a project using recreation to keep kids of the streets: “This video was filmed at the Egazini Outreach Project in Joza Township in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South...

Bermuda: More Police

Vexed Bermoothes is pleased that “the Bermuda Police have hired 100 recruits from the Caribbean to boost our local force.”

Bahamas: Renewable Energy

The fact that The Bahamas Electricity Corporation will be inviting proposals for renewable energy power purchase agreements in several candidate technologies marks “a dramatic policy shift”, according to Bahama Pundit‘s...

Cuba, Barbados: Zimbabwe Elections

Both Child of the Revolution and Barbados Free Press have been following the recent developments in Zimbabwe…

Kathmandu: 100 million mantras for Tibet

Haroldo Castro, at ‘Viajologia‘, is a Brazilian blogger covering events in Tibet with a few posts translated into English. The blog displays some videos and dramatic photos showing the bodies...

Bermuda, Jamaica: Garveyism

“Instead of people coming together to create a better society regardless of race, class, gender, sexual orientation etc, they would have us descend further back into tribalism and sectarianism”: A...

Jamaica, Cuba: Pau-Llosa's Poetry

As part of National Poetry Month, Jamaican Geoffrey Philp features the work of Cuban poet Ricardo Pau-Llosa.

Zimbabwe: Results from 189 constituencies

Latest Zimbabwe election results from This is Zimbabwe: “The ZEC has now announced a total of 189 constituencies. Zanu PF have 93 seats, and are in the lead by two...

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