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4 May 2009

Stories from 4 May 2009

India: Improving Quality Of Lives In Cities

Bangladesh: Closer To The First Nuclear Power Plant

Peru: The Switch to Digital Television

Nepal: The Next Prime Minister

Guadeloupe: May Day demonstrations

French Overseas Departments: Questioning the “Estates General”

Africa: Aggregating African voices on Twitter

Kenya: The secret cyberlaw in Kenya

Kenya: It's Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistleblower

Nepal: Prime Minister Prachanda resigns

Today (Monday, May 4, 2009) afternoon at 3 PM local time, Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) announced his resignation through a press conference, pushing the already troubled country...

DR Congo: Baby Gorilla Rescued in Trafficking Bust

On Sunday, 26 April 2009, ICCN Rangers, led by the Virunga National Park Director –  a former WildlifeDirect CEO – Emmanuel de Merode arrested a suspected gorilla trafficker and recovered...

Southeast Asia: Reactions to the H1N1 virus

Early this year, I wrote about the virus scare which swept the Southeast Asian region. Rising cases of dengue fever, chikungunya, bird flu and ebola viruses were registered in many...

Sri Lanka: How Many Lives Are Still Required To End This War?

Caribbean: On Press Freedom

Yesterday - May 3 - was World Press Freedom Day - declared by the United Nations General Assembly in order to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the...

Sri Lanka: Tamil Websites Blocked

Armenia: No policies, but plenty of perks

Caribbean: Hurricane Names

Trinidad & Tobago: A Question of Integrity

Cuba: Ladies Attacked

Haiti: Election Farce