2 December 2010

Stories from 2 December 2010

Bahrain: The Rise of Social Media

  2 December 2010

Bahraini Yacoob blogs about the trial of 25 Bahrainis, included two bloggers, accused of instigating violence against the state and spreading false information. He discusses the role of citizen journalists, following a gag order on the coverage of the trial.

Maldives: Somali Pirates And Drug Smuggling

  2 December 2010

Hassan Ziayu is worried about the presence of Somali pirate ships in the waters of Maldives and comments: “Maldives is not capable of protecting its waters and its waters are open for people who are looking for mischief”.

Africa: Investing in Africa Moment

  2 December 2010

The future of investment in Africa: “The Kenya ICT Board will host a team from I/O ventures, comprising entrepreneurs & founders will from Silicon Valley who will visit Nairobi on December 14 & 15 and who are seeking young ICT entrepreneurs to mentor.”.

Africa: What is your African theme song?

  2 December 2010

What is your African theme song?: “While I love all types of music from classic soul hits to Latin jazz, at my core I’m an African hip hop baby. This ranges from songs I heard my parents play to some more modern classics making waves today. It was diifucult narrowing...

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