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28 November 2009

Stories from 28 November 2009

Bangladesh: Hijra Dance Festival

Namibia: Polling ends, counting begins

Barcamp Singapore 4

Philippines: CNN Hero of the year

Cambodia: End of first Khmer Rouge Tribunal deemed a relative success

Many in the international community are calling the first Khmer Rouge Tribunal trial of Kaing Kek Iev, or Duch, a relative success as the trial closed. However, there are indications...

Namibia: Live Elections Blog

Africa: Why are African intellectuals so depressing?

Namibia: A quick update from VSO volunteer

Nigeria: Nigeria manufactures armoured vehicle

Namibia: Online Resources for Namibia Elections 2009

Egypt: A fine line between patriotism and chauvinism

The November 14 football match between Egypt and Algeria has turned into an ugly war and it got worse after Egypt's defeat on November 18 in Sudan. From the fury...

Lebanon: The Plural of ‘Anecdote’

One East African Musician beats all odds for a global fan base

Not many know her as Mwanaisha Abdalla but Nyota Ndogo (Kiswahili for Small Star), is a household name in East Africa. She has been collecting fans of her eclectic East...

Ghana: Who Will benefit From Oil?

When UK firm Tullow Oil announced its discovery of 600 million barrels of oil in Ghana in 2007, the blogosphere responded with variegated tones of hope and cynicism.

Namibia: Namibia elections 2009 mashup

China: Law or Justice?

According to Chongqing Evening News, by November 15th 2905 suspects had been arrested during a massive crackdown on gangs in the municipality of Chongqing, a major city with 30 million population and provincial status. The campaign...

Russia: At Least 25 People Killed in the ‘Neva Express’ Train Crash

RuNet Echo

An express train traveling from Moscow to St. Petersburg derailed at 9:34 PM on Friday, Nov. 27, near the town of Bologoye, killing at least 25 people. Below are some...

Guatemala: Jumaytepeque Volcano

Dominican Republic: Environmental Film Festival

Ecuador: Teenagers in Unexpected Pregnancies in Guayaquil

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