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28 October 2008

Stories from 28 October 2008

Angola: On the mermaid Kianda and other mythical beings

Angola has several stories, legends and mythical characters which, like a breath of fresh air, feed the imagination of young ones and adults alike, giving wealth to Angolan history and...

Obama Presidency is better for Pakistan

India: Solar-Powered Rickshaw

Angola: A post dedicated to prize winner musician Paulo Flores

Zambian Bloggers Discuss Presidential Election

Zambian blogger Kaela Mulenga writes, "Thursday, October 30, 2008, is the day set aside in Zambia as a presidential ‘by-election’ date to replace the just deceased President Levy Mwanawasa (Levy)....

Carbon Footprint Calculators

Last month, GV environment looked at Maps, online communities and carbon footprint calculators. Since then there have been more calculators released, and in this post we list some of these...

Tax incentives to invest Africa: chance for development or more Françafrique?

Le Pangolin [Fr] posts an excerpt from Le Journal du Dimanche on a new provision that would reduce taxes for French companies that invest in developing countries, “especially in Africa.” According...

New law gives tax incentives to French companies investing in Africa

Sudan: Humanitarian Access in Darfur

Zambia: What Type of President Do We Need in Zambia?

Venezuela: How Children Show Their Community Through Photography

Ancla2 is an educational cooperative devoted to teaching photography, technology, and media skills to children from small and poor communities in Venezuela, who have discovered a new way to see...

Bolivia: Introduction to the Language of Guaraní

Israel: Heading Towards General Elections

The leader of Israel's ruling party, Tzipi Livni, gave up her attempts to form a governing coalition. Livni has been trying to put together a government since she replaced Prime...

Trinidad & Tobago: Divali

Trinidad & Tobago: Crime Watch

Barbados: MSM & Democracy

Japan: Expression of surprise

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Race to the White House

Guyana, U.S.A.: Making History?

Japan: Net users versus mainstream media on Governor Hashimoto

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