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12 August 2008

Stories from 12 August 2008

Uganda: On Looking Whiter

New African Aggregator

Ethiopia: Haile Gerima's film in Venice

Ethiopia: Teddy Afro's lawyer in jail, then released

East African Embassies Bombings Anniversary

Mauritania: The coup and ECOWAS protocols

Uganda: Olympic Presence

Albanian Olympic Team

Russia: Ingushetian Website Closure

Georgia War: US Loss in Georgian Gambit

Japan: Rumors of idol photo in Olympics press kit

Georgia War: Russian Critique of Western Media Coverage

Georgia War: What Status for Russian Forces in Georgia?

Georgia War: Questioning Ukrainian Arms Trade to Georgia

Brazil: Olympics, war and elections

"I confess that I am the biggest fan of the Olympics and that I woke at 5 am on Saturday to see the Gymnastics competition. But every once in a...

Japan: Mainichi to shut down website? WaiWai controversy continues

Georgia War: Peace Threatens Territorial Integrity

China: Faking the Olympic opening ceremony, at what expense?

The buzz on Tuesday was that two major components of the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony had been faked, leaving a very bad taste in many bloggers' mouths.

Georgia War: Russian Disappointment With Belarus

Georgia War in Initial Retrospective