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28 August 2009

Stories from 28 August 2009

Jordan: Who supports the wife beaters?

Morocco: Death on a Plane

Jordan: Congrats Maktoob

Jordan: Yahoo! Maktoob in New Deal

East Timor: Abe Barreto Soares’ Poetry for Nation Building

He calls himself a “wanderer like anyone else” but Abe Barreto Soares is also a poet, a translator and an active blogger. In this interview, he talks about Timorese nationalism,...

Sudan: Promoting peace in Sudan

Africa/UK: South African blogger on Ramadan in the UK

Africa: BarCampAfrica UK 2009

Ghana: Should Ghana consider space travel?

Ghana: Ghanaians wont be chewing their chicken bones

Trinidad & Tobago: Paper Vs. Blogger

South Africa: Health Advisory for Highway Africa participants

Africa: 10 songs dedicated to African women

Puerto Rico: “Such is Life”

The executive director of the government project Portal del Futuro defended the construction of a luxury mega-resort by telling residents of neighboring communities that they would not have access to...

Japan: Marines and Okinawa

India: We Are Also Indians

Nepal: Taking Oath In Hindi

Pakistan: Sex Education Row

Trinidad & Tobago: Barbadine Punch

Anguilla: Discussing Freedom of Information