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13 November 2010

Stories from 13 November 2010

Nigeria: Remembering an Activist, Fifteen Years After his Execution

In 1995 Ken Saro-Wiwa, a prominent activist and outspoken critic of the oil industry in Nigeria, was executed along with eight of his associates. Saro-Wiwa was a hero for many...

Panama: “Previous Controls” on Public Finance Eliminated for Six Institutions

The control that is responsible for monitoring how public funds are invested has been eliminated for six institutions, including the ministries of Health, Public Works and Education. The decision has...

Puerto Rico: Feminist Activist and Lawyer Awarded in US

Puerto Rico: Artist Retires Paintings from Supreme Court

Pakistan: The Real Culprit is the Way We Approach Religion

India: Branding Through Social Media

India: Typical Indian Character

Côte d'Ivoire: New song for presidential election

Ethiopia: Legendary Ethiopian Athlete Abebe Bikila’s Biopic

South Africa: Afropolis: City, Media, Art

South Korea: An Indie Band's Death and the ‘Acorn’ Controversy

Following the death of indie band member Lee Jin-won, Korean bloggers and Twitterers are boiling mad over the music industry's unfair distribution system. Lee is reported to have lived near...

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