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8 December 2008

Stories from 8 December 2008

Barbados: Dealing with HIV

Jamaica, India: Examining Mumbai

Jamaica: National to be Awarded UN Prize

Japan: Crisis in primary news reporting

The shifting landscape of news media in Japan has triggered its fair share of debate recently, with many criticizing the mainstream press for major slip-ups and what some perceive as...

Twittering the Ghanaian Elections

While the use of Twitter has become quite popular in some countries, it is still a very new tool in other regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa. However, it has proven...

China: Protestors and petitioners penned up into madhouse

It is a story about petitioning, protest and madhouse. Reading the story, I am almost drowned by a sense of desperation infused in what Mr. Sun has gone through all...

Lawsuit takes aim at Francafrique

China: Political Science Professor Denounced By Students

China: Traci Lords at Hong Kong Movie

Rwanda's ‘colonization’ of Congo

Argentina: Patricia Pérez Candidate for Nobel Peace Prize

Mexico: Death Penalty in Chihuahua

Chile: The Launch of CNN Chile

Americas: Songs Supporting OLPC in Peru and Uruguay

Zimbabwe: Civil society campaign against state abductions

Following the abduction of Zimbabwean human rights activist Jestina Mukoko's on Wednesday the 3rd of December, Zimbabwe's Civic Action Support group has launched a campaign to stop state abductions. It...

Japan: How to learn a foreign language

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