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2 May 2010

Stories from 2 May 2010

Russia: The Little Blue Buckets Pedestrian Protest

Russia: Top 10 Anglophone Blogs – Two Rankings

Burkina Faso: Mariah Bissongo Wins the Golden Saxophone Award

Japan: Infinite lines have a reason for being

No matter what the temperature or the fatigue, Japanese people are ready to queue to get what they want. Nobody likes queuing but first come, first served.

The State of Citizen Media in Madagascar

It has been an eventful for the citizen media scene in Madagascar. The blogosphere in Madagascar has been growing slowly but steadily the past decade, slightly struggling  to find its...

Egypt: A Strike for Minimum Wages

A court ruling was issued to force the Egyptian government to set a minimum living wage for both the private and public sector workers. Egyptian bloggers are reacting and promoting...

Tech for Transparency in Sub-Saharan Africa

Transparency and accountability efforts are supported by a growing tech community in sub-Saharan Africa, though a widespread lack of access to information and communications technology (ICT) and a consequent lack...

Lebanon: Bloggers covering elections

Lebanon: Lebloggers Organization

Panama: Lucy Cristina Chau Wins Central American Literature Prize

Mexico: Attack of Caravan en Route to San Juan Copala

Honduras: 7 Journalists Killed and Others Threatened

7 Honduran journalists have been murdered in the past 40 days, which continues the concerns about the state of freedom of expression in the country. Many of the journalists have...

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