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7 October 2010

Stories from 7 October 2010

Macedonia: Human Rights Activist Accused of Libel

Russia: Bloggers Meet With Iranian Ambassador, Avoid Sensitive Topics

RuNet Echo

The meeting of Russia's top-bloggers with the Iranian Ambassador in Moscow three days after Hossein Derakhshan had been sentenced to 19.5 years of imprisonment for "anti-government propaganda" highlighted the clumsy...

Peru: Mario Vargas Llosa is Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

On Thursday October 7, Peruvians woke up to what has been called the "News of the Year": Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his cartography...

Senegal: Wade's Son Takes Over Energy Ministry as Power Outage Increases

Russia: Recent Flash Mob Leaves Male Users Guessing

Chile: Podcast Interview with Creator of Blog ‘Zancada’

Angola: Angola's Most Famous Slave Trader

Nigeria: Fela's music is the weapon Nigeria needs

Tanzania: Crowdmapping 2010 Tanzania Elections

Tanzania: NGOs and the media in Tanzania

Nigeria: Internet entrepreneurs meetup

Ecuador: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Russia: Blogger's Car Vandalized after Youtube Video

Bolivia: Video Interview with Bolivian Blogger and Twitter User Vania Balderrama

Peru: Mario Vargas Llosa Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Failing the Children

Puerto Rico: Cancer of Corruption

Trinidad & Tobago: Eighth Wonder

Jamaica: Bail for Buju?

Jamaica: Don't Blame Nicole