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21 December 2009

Stories from 21 December 2009

Angola: Interview with Feliciano Cangüe from the Hukalilile blog

Professor and engineer Feliciano Cangüe is the author of the blog Hukalilile (Don't cry for me, Angola), and the first of several Angolan bloggers who feature in a series of...

Sudan: Is Unity Still a Strategic Choice?

Writing in Arabic, Sudanese blogger Ayman Hajj discusses his country's politics and why many Sudanese people are losing faith in unity.

Bhutan: Looking Back At 2009

Saudi Arabia: Mixed and Interfaith Marriages

Pakistan: Wedding Season

Russia, U.S.: Brittany Murphy in Moscow on Dec. 19?

Uganda: Will there be violence in 2011 elections?

South Africa: On match fixing scandal

Kenya: AfricaGathering Nairobi 2009

Video: Impressions from the Climate Change Conference

We bring you some video impressions from people at the Climate Change Conference that took place during the first weeks of December in Copenhagen, Denmark. From protests, to dances, arts...

South Africa: Controversial Health Minister Dies and Twitter Goes Wild

South Africa's former Health Minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang passed away recently. Manto was not a stranger to controversy with dodgy views on managing HIV-AIDS using beetroot, garlic, lemons and African potatoes....

Dominica: Election Results

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Political Climate

Trinidad & Tobago: Tax Lover

Bermuda: Injuction Update

China: Grassroots wisdom website

Australia pushes internet censorship; Twitter erupts

Australia's Communications Minister Stephen Conroy declared his determination last week to push through mandatory internet censorship of a government-defined blacklist of websites, sparking an online frenzy in blogs and on...

Macau and China: The 10-year anniversary of Macau’s handover

China: Internet Triad Organization?

Qatar: Critiques bristle; calls to shut down popular online forum

A series of scathing posts on Qatar Living, an popular online forum, prompts locals to call for site's demise. Campaign not against all expats, says founder of anti-QL Facebook group.