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4 February 2011

Stories from 4 February 2011

Gabon: The Invisible Revolt

Protests in Gabon have failed to make a dent in the international news cycle as all eyes are still turned towards the Egyptian crisis. However, what was considered negligible protests...

Egypt: When Pictures Speak Louder than Words

Up to a million people are already chanting in Tahrir (Liberation) Square, Cairo, calling on Mubarak to leave. Anti-Mubarak protests have been held across Egypt for the 11th day in...

Angola: National languages in some schools

Africa: The fate of political vultures

Kenya: Meet Sisterpreneur Wawi Amasha

Cote d'Ivoire: Ivorian Charity Hope

Portugal: A journey blog to Antarctica

Russia: Bloggers React To Threatened University Stipends

RuNet Echo

After an aid to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said [RUS] on January 19 that Russia should do away with stipends for university students, bloggers, parents, and university rectors began furiously...

Kenya: To protest or not to protest?’

To protest or not to protest? That is the question. Following role the social media site Twitter played in the Tunisian and Egyptian protests, Kenyans are discussing on Twitter whether...

Egypt: Chants getting Louder in Tahrir Square

Egyptians from all walks of life have been chanting for an end of the Mubarak regime, as Egypt braces itself for the 11th day of massive protests. Today is being...

Mexico: Reactions to “Racist” Remarks on BBC's Top Gear

Comments on the BBC's popular car show Top Gear calling Mexicans, "lazy, feckless, flatulent," and "overweight" have caused mixed reactions among Mexican bloggers.

Egypt: “The West Faces Another Bosnia Moment”

Russia: The Law on the Police

Belarus, Ukraine: Photographer Blogs About Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Ukraine: 3 Million New Internet Users in 2010

Egypt: Rapping the Revolution

Mideast Tunes brings us a group of Egyptian rappers which under the name Arabian Knightz wish to spread their perspective on the recent events shaking their country.

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