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21 May 2008

Stories from 21 May 2008

South Africa: Bloggers, let's do something

Africa: Powering mobile payments in Africa

Xenophobia Plagues South Africa

Extremely violent attacks on foreigners in South Africa in the last days have stirred the entire South African media and of course… blogs. Individual bloggers question whether the government is...

India: Is Google really evil?

Pakistan: Resistance poetry

Nepal: Violence and Immigrants

Bangladesh: On dowry

Armenia: Human Rights Activist Attacked

Trinidad & Tobago: Don't Touch My Buddy

Bahamas, U.S.A.: Agriculture & Politics

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Going Beyond the Call

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: A Beautiful Writer

Trinidad & Tobago: Culture of Bureaucracy

Bermuda: A Taxing Situation

Lebanon: National dialogue in Doha

Lebanese parliamentarians, ministers, and opposing political leaders are currently holding talks in Doha, Qatar. This national dialogue came at the end of violent clashes between opposition and pro–government groups two...

South Africa: The African Leadership Academy

Lebanon: Psycological traumas

Kenya: The battle for mobile phone market

Kenya: My experience with M-Pesa

Southeast Asia: Coping with the rice and food crisis

Food prices continue to rise in the world market. Southeast Asian governments are now re-examining their food and agricultural policies in order to prevent consumer panic and social unrest. Bloggers...