14 September 2008

Stories from 14 September 2008

Egypt: A Racist Video Game

  14 September 2008

Muslim Massacre is a video game that has been released lately, where gamers have to use all sorts of weapons to kill as many Muslims and Muslim figures as they can, including ALLAH Almighty. Egyptian bloggers react.

Western Sahara: Summer is Over for Sahrawi Children

  14 September 2008

Traveling abroad to spend summer with a family in Spain, meeting movie stars like Javier Bardem, sharing special moments with volunteers who give them new school materials, summer is officially over for Sahrawi children, who are back in school, where they are learning valuable lessons about hope and a better tomorrow, writes Renata Avila.

Egypt at the Paralympics

  14 September 2008

Egypt's special athletes are making waves in Beijing, China, where this year's Paralympic Games are being held from September 6 to 17. While Egypt clinched one bronze medal in this year's Beijing Summer Olympics, athletes in the Paralympics are achieving a success like no other. So far the team has won four gold, three silver and four bronze medals.

Blogger of the Week: Daniel Duende Carvalho

  14 September 2008

This week's Blogger of the Week series takes us to Brasilia, Brazil, where Daniel Duende Carvalho, our Portuguese Translation Manager, opens his heart and talks about his blogging experience, his work online and what he thinks of the Portuguese speaking Brazilian blogopshere. Is living in Brazil all about lazing in the sun and attending loud parties? Juan Arellano finds out.

Africa: Your Majesty, Stop Marrying!

  14 September 2008

Several Malawian journalists joined many others in attending a three-day Highway Africa conference at Rhodes University in South Africa under the theme Citizen Journalism: Journalism for Citizens. The conference which is the largest annual gathering of African journalists (over 700 in attendance) focuses on new media issues and is also the forum for critical reflection on journalism, media and technology and a celebration of Africa.

South Africa: Case Against Zuma Invalid

  14 September 2008

East Coast Radio Newswatch reports about the trial against the ANC (South Africa's ruling party) leader, Jacob Zuma: “The Pietermaritzburg High Court has just ruled that the decision to prosecute ANC leader Jacob Zuma on fraud and corruption charges is invalid.”

Montenegro: The .ME Domain Release

  14 September 2008

Montenegro received quite a windfall in being assigned .ME for a country domain extension. In auctioning off the available names, they've managed to raise a great deal of money in a short time, but few Montenegrins actual own these new names.

Iran:The Blogging Revolution

  14 September 2008

Antony Loewenstein’s The Blogging Revolution will be available on Amazon soon. The Blogging Revolution talks about Iran, Egypt,Syria,Saudi Arabia, China and Cuba. This is how he describes the book.

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