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3 January 2009

Stories from 3 January 2009

Egypt: How Can We Help Gaza?

Egyptian bloggers are rallying in support of Gaza, which is being pounded by the might of the Israeli forces for a week. Lasto Adri takes a look at blogs from...

Languages and dialects of Mali

Ethiopia: Limited internet availability

Saudi Arabia: Who is to blame for Gaza?

As in the rest of the Arab world, Saudi Arabia's blogs have been full of commentary on the events in Gaza. However, there is no consensus as to who is...

Niger: The griot entertainer

Global Health: Hopes and Resolutions for 2009

As 2009 kicks off, many people are trying to create changes in their lives. Whether it's large or small goals, serious or humorous ones, bloggers around the world are posting...

Egypt: Change The Channel Initiative Kicks Off

Egyptian bloggers embraced the Change the Channel initiative, spearheaded by blogger Tarek Amr to reflect positively on events and everyday life around them. Amr reviews blogs in this round up...

Jordan: “Our treaty with Israel keeps us safe”

Ghana: President announced

Kenya: Controversial media bill passed

Kenya: Top 10 most influential women

Caucasus: New Year, Christmas

With Christmas and the New Year usually accompanied by lavish television spectaculars and decorations in the center of most cities worldwide, celebrations in countries such as Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia...

Brazil: Reform won't unify Brazilian and European Portuguese

Turkey: Relations with Armenia

Popular rapper in France is Laotian

Cambodia's first rock opera banned

Cambodia: Shining star of Indochina in the 1960s

Indonesia: Art deco heritage

Bangkok nightclub fire

Bruneian bakers use blog as a marketing tool

Home makers in Brunei have utilised the blog as a marketing tool to sell their wares. Many are bakers and cake makers that display their products on their respective blogs....