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29 May 2010

Stories from 29 May 2010

Angola: Similarities between Cabinda and East Timor

Zimbabwe: Is it a crime to be white in Zimbabwe?

Ghana: Ghana National Media Commission has failed

Africa: A blog to promote African literature

South Africa: Rugby Playing Its Part in Transformation

Sport is still largely split along racial lines in South Africa. Football is considered a non-white sport and rugby is considered by many to be a game played by white...

Ecuador: Tungurahua Volcano Erupts and Spreads Ash

In Ecuador, the Mama Tungurahua volcano erupted on Friday, May 28 canceling school classes, closing the international airport, forcing some residents to evacuate their towns, and spreading ash all across...

Nigeria: Exclusive interview with Nigerian soul artist

France: Questions and Controversy about ICC

Oil spill disaster in Singapore

A ship collision in Singapore Strait caused the spilling of 2,000 tonnes of crude oil into the sea. Singapore netizens are using the web to monitor and document the marine...

Philippines: Destroying another landmark

Vietnam: Eating “Op la” in Saigon

Vietnam: Report on online censorship

Colombia: Tweeting the May 30 Presidential Elections

Twitter activity about the May 30 Colombian Presidential elections is at an all-time high. Topics include the missteps by some of the candidates, their performance in the debates, as well...

Guinea : Waiting for Presidential Elections

Hope mixed with anxiety reign in Guinea with the presidential elections to be held on June 27, 2010. These elections are the first free elections in Guinea since its independence....

Mexico: 165 Mexicans Die Each Day Due to Smoking

Guatemala: Cleaning Up the Ash from Pacaya Volcano

France : A Legal Review of the Burqa Ban Bill

Brazil: Rapper assaulted by Police Peacemaker Unit

India: Video Giving A Voice To Marginalised Communities

IndiaUnheard is a new initiative involving a network of Community Correspondents around India who will produce video stories about life in their community, and the issues ignored by mainstream media.

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