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17 April 2010

Stories from 17 April 2010

Guinea: Thierno Siré Diallo on Hunger Strike

Cameroon: E-Government for Southern Nations

Rwanda: Rwanda suspends newspapers

South Africa: MTN South African Music Awards 2010

Sudan: Women's Votes

Sudan: Elections and its implications for Darfur

South Africa: Ticketing woes as 2010 World Cup approaches

The first day of FIFA World Cup Ticket sales in South Africa was characterized by chaos and one fan even died. More than 500,000 tickets are expected sold in local...

Global Voices makes list of ‘subversive’ blogs

Did internal wounds kill the Fiji Times

Lebanon: Hamra's graffiti and posters

China: Premier Wen remembers Hu Yaobang

In an open letter published Thursday in the People’s Daily, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao recalled an enlightening journey with purged and disgraced former Premier Hu Yaobang.  The letter commemorates the...

Thailand, Myanmar: See Mon Market

Thailand: Bangkok taxi in museum

Laos: Song contest in honor of Ho Chi Minh

Vietnam: Texting while driving

Vietnam: Work permit for foreigners

Poland: Social Network Criticized for ‘Black Ribbon’ Gifting Option

Sylwia Presley translates online reactions to a new gifting option that a popular Polish social network has introduced this week: black ribbons.