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25 March 2009

Stories from 25 March 2009

UAE: Tweeting the Rain from Dubai

It's raining in Dubai and Twitter is abuzz with reactions about the unusual torrents for this time of year.

Palestine: A Mother's Pain

Madagascar: Roots of the Turmoil

Cuba: Antúnez Surrounded

Guadeloupe: Happy 70th!

Cuba: Detainees Freed

Tunisia: Bloggers Divided on Qaradawi's Visit

Discussions continue in the Tunisian blogosphere following the visit of Egyptian Islamic scholar Yousif Qaradawi, who is based in Qatar, to the secular country two weeks ago. Lina Ben Mhenni...

Jamaica: Lessons from the By-Election

Guyana: Don't Get Fooled Again

Nigeria: Blogsville Initiatives

Liberia: Liberian tailor wins US$10,000

Libya: From Funerals to Weddings

From the death of a cousin after a lethal penicillin injection to discussing why Libyan men prefer marrying 'stupid' women over those who are educated, Fozia Mohamed sifts through posts...

Kenya: Turning shipping containers into offices

Egypt: Google doodle by orphans

More than 160 Egyptian orphans took part in a Google doodle competition, held for the first time in Egypt and the Middle East. The winning design will be displayed on...

Liberia: Obama is not the first African-American president

Zimbabwe: Bloggers not happy with the Coalition Government

Zimbabwean bloggers are unhappy with the way things are turning out within the coalition government between Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai. The reactions are a mixture of distrust of Mugabe...

Africa: Google AdSense Payment Scam

Africa: What is African drama?

Maldives: Petition And Democracy

Sri Lanka: Divided Political Opinions

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