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22 October 2008

Stories from 22 October 2008

Egypt: Laila Echoes Reverberate in the Land of the Nile

In its third year, the Kolena Laila (We Are All Laila) campaign took a different turn, reaching out to women with no access to the Internet and giving them a...

Russia, U.S.: LJ User Drugoi in NYC

LJ user drugoi, one of the most popular and prolific Russian bloggers, shares his wonderful photos of New York City - and his thoughts on some of the issues discussed...

Cape Verde: Crisis? What crisis?

After questioning the reasons for a recent wave of prices rise in Cape Verde, bloggers were surprised last week at the news that the country is immune to the economic...

Pakistan: The other face of Islamic banks

Ghana: Presidential Candidate Wants Electoral Commission in Court

Nigeria: Web 2.0 Aggregator for Nigeria?

Bangladesh: Protecting dolphins

Colombia: Indigenous Protests and Murders Under Media Blackout

Indigenous groups in the Cauca region of Colombia have been marching and protesting their way to Cali, one of the countries larger cities. Accusations of government fire weapon usage against...

Blogging Rural Morocco: Peace Corps Volunteers

Morocco has an active and healthy blogosphere. Bloggers write in Arabic, French, English, Spanish, and Amazigh, covering a wide range of topics and issues. The one negative about the Moroccan...

Egypt: To Gold or Not To Gold

It seems that the financial crisis rocking the US markets is hurting people everywhere - even the daily decisions of laymen and people who do not own businesses. One Egyptian...

Syria: Farewell Om Abed

Egypt: Dying Fish at Marsa Matrouh

Jordan: The Fall and Rise of Rainbow Street

Jordan: Black is the Colour

Jordan: Time and Facebook

Palestine: Why are Palestinians Destined to be Occupied?

Trinidad & Tobago: Higher Standards

Nepal: The ignored IDPs

Haiti, U.S.A.: Powell's Edorsement

India: First Mission to Moon