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9 January 2011

Stories from 9 January 2011

Puerto Rico: Interview of Esoez TV Team

Puerto Rico: School Away from School

Puerto Rico: Blogs go Mainstream

Tunisia: “Please tell the world Kasserine is dying!”

Tunisian netizens are working around the clock to show the rest of the world the ongoing carnage in their country. What started as a protest against unemployment when a 26-year-old...

Sudan: Southern Sudan Independence Referendum on Twitter

Voters in Southern Sudan went to the polls today to decide whether to separate or remain part of Sudan. This is a roundup of tweets related to the referendum. You...

Filipino Netizens Debate Proposed Broadband Caps

The provision in a draft memorandum by the Philippine National Telecommunications Commission allowing Internet Service Providers to set a maximum volume of data a subscriber can consume in a day...

Floods Continue to Devastate Australia

Devastating floods on both the East and West coasts of Australia have caused a war of words over water as well as some high quality online crowdsourcing by our national...

Japan: New Landmark “Tokyo Sky Tree” is Growing

The year 2011 in Tokyo started with a sunny blue sky, and it was the perfect day to mark the beginning of a fresh new year. Japanese people have customs...

Ghana: An African Election: A Documentary

Japan: Ryuichi Sakamoto Experiments with Social Music Experiences

Sudan: Southern Sudan Live Reports

Cote d'Ivoire: Military option should be last

Kenya: Kenya Ni Yetu Campaign Launched

Sudan: Live Tweets from Southern Sudan

Sudan: Recession big issue in North Sudan than referendum

Sudan: The long walk to vote

Sudan: Sudan referendum: what to watch

Egypt: Who's Who of Who's in Jail

Arab World: Tears Spilled on the Break Up of Sudan

South Sudan's independence referendum and the likelihood of its separation today has hit a raw nerve with some Arab netizens. Many worry this could be the first step towards carving...

Christmas in Armenia and Georgia… and on Twitter

While Christmas was observed in the West on 25 December, other countries instead celebrated it earlier this week. In Armenia, however, it even became a trending topic on Twitter .

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