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9 October 2009

Stories from 9 October 2009

Serbia: More on Brice Tatone's Murder

Ukraine: “Dictatress”

Russia: Sergey Mironov on RuNet

Egypt: No Accolades for Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

Egyptian bloggers and Twitter users welcomed US President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize with shock and surprise: How can the president of a country waging wars against far away countries...

Caribbean: Obama & the Nobel Peace Prize

Barack Obama can now add another prestigious title to his already impressive resume: Nobel Laureate. Caribbean bloggers react.

China: The Founding of a Republic! Propaganda, or a commercial success with some irony?

Only 3 weeks after hitting the screen, The Founding of a Republic has already taken in nearly $ 60 million. Naturally, it has created a huge stir in China’s online...

Cuba: Blogging Community

Barbados: Reinvention?

Bermuda: I Told You So

Guyana: Social Media

Trinidad & Tobago: Yes, Mr. Prime Minister

South Asian Bloggers On Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

US President Barack Obama received the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize today. Bloggers and micro-bloggers from South Asia are expressing their reactions on the news.

Gabon’s bloggers struggle to take hold

Adriankoto Harinjaka Ratozamanana, a Global Voices in Malagasy translator, went to Gabon to help report the presidential election on Twitter, Facebook, and blogs in a country where journalists are at...

Pakistan: Another Shoe Throwing Incident

Ghana: We Still Remember Kwame Nkrumah

"In a dusty, browning album belonging to my late father, I found the above photograph of the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah..," writes Ghanaian blogger, Abena.

China: What Lies between Chinese Writers and the Nobel Prize?

China: Democracy debate

China: Internet Human Rights Declaration

United Kingdom: Tracking government information on transparency websites

Technology for Transparency Network

Holding government accountable in the UK is becoming easier thanks to the gradual opening of public data and several new fantastic online resources by citizens.

Oman: Twitter Meet Up

Oman had its first Twitter gathering last night. More than 25 Twitter users attended the event and here are blog and Twitter reactions to how it went.

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