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21 September 2009

Stories from 21 September 2009

Iran: Remember International Day of Peace

Can social media help make microfinance sustainable?

The Future of ICT for Development

Microfinance agencies provide loans to small businesspeople who often can’t meet the strict credit terms of large banks. Either these entrepreneurs don’t have the capital or the cash to back...

Seychelles: New lease of life for Seychelles Media Association

Bangladesh: The Exodus

Republic of Congo: Government at last

Cameroon: Dibussi Tande at the forefront of African blogging

Pakistan: The Origin Of Railways

Suriname: R.I.P. Henk Tjon

Sri Lanka: Endangered Amphibians

Omani Bloggers Take the Streets To Combat Swine Flu

Omani bloggers have started their Swine Flu Awareness Campaign yesterday by going through Souq Matrah to spread the message and educate people.

Puerto Rico: Debate on Censorship

The Department of Education of the government of Puerto Rico recently eliminated five books from the eleventh grade curriculum of the public school system. Numerous writers and artists in Puerto...

Bermuda: decriminalising cannabis?

Jamaica: honouring Usain Bolt

Anguilla: abandoned hotel?

Barbados: journalist's “confession”

Barbados: listening to Chalkdust

Barbados: Clean-Up Day

Trinidad and Tobago: “poor man's food”?

Guyana: celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr

Guyana: images of Georgetown