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3 May 2010

Stories from 3 May 2010

Saudi Arabia: Covering the Rain

Saudi Arabia's citizen media community pulled all the stops to cover torrential rains which struck Riyadh today. Scores of videos, hundreds of photographs and thousands of tweets are being exchanged...

Japan: Another language school banruptcy

Puerto Rico: The Art World Finds a Space

In Puerto Rico, the art blogs have become vital spaces of discussion, debate, deliberation, critique and information. They have obtained what other virtual entrepreneurs anxiously desire: to convert their spaces...

Nigeria: An American woman begging in Nigeria?

Sudan: Nobody will ever know who really won the election

Commenting on the results of the first party multiparty elections in Sudan, Muawia Abdel Karim argues that nobody will ever know who really won the election.

Niger: Niger back in the news?

Saudi Arabia: When it rains in Riyadh, it pours

It's raining in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, and Twitter users and bloggers are using the opportunity to cover the 'chaos', and complain about their local Press.

Technology for Transparency: The South Asian Story

Technology for Transparency Network

Democracy is still relatively young in South Asia, and not always stable. While politicians in the region are eager to integrate technology into their policy platforms, they are less enthusiastic...

Trinidad & Tobago: You Know Who

Barbados, Haiti: U.S. Oil Spill

Bahamas: Entitled

Jamaica: Red

An Egyptian lynched in Lebanon

Mohamed Mossallam, an Egyptian accused of murdering an elderly couple and their two grandchildren as well as raping a 15-year-old girl, has been lynched by the people of the Lebanese...

Oman: Spot the Omani Car

St. Lucia, Haiti: Talking to Dauphin

Tunisia: Anti-Censorship Facebook Group Formed

Guyana: Articulate Voice

India: Video as an Alternative to Literacy

Japan:Blogging about illness

Algérie Télécom: The only choice?

Algérie Télécom, the main operator of Internet services in Algeria, is notorious amongst bloggers for its poor service and frequent disruptions. In this post, Katharine Ganly translates the frustrations of...

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