2 July 2011

Stories from 2 July 2011

India: Student Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Meet

  2 July 2011

Think Change India informs that the National Social Entrepreneurship Forum (NSEF), India’s premier youth platform for social innovations, in partnership with Villgro Innovations Foundation is organizing a two day workshop on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Bangalore on the 9th and 10th of July.

Ethiopia: Should detention of journalists worry bloggers?

  2 July 2011

Endalk wonders whether the detention of journalists in Ethiopia should worry bloggers: “In an information being released in a mood of concern early June, by CPJ and voiced by Ethiopian media both online and offline it is reported that two journalists, Wubeshet Taye and Réyot Alemu, are currently in detention...

Zambia: Pastors Using Facebook to Evangelize

  2 July 2011

Zambian preachers are using every opportunity and, indeed, forum to spread the word. With the coming of social networking sites such as Facebook, some innovative pastors and motivation speakers are using the website to reach out to the “lost souls”.

Togo: $200,000 aid for Japan

  2 July 2011

On 24th June 2011 the Togolese blogger, Sylvio Combey, denounced on his blog [fr]:    “[The president] Faure Gnassingbé has given $200,000 (about 92 million CFA francs) to a country [Japan] which is suffering great losses and paying the consequences of its nuclear policy. You just have to look at...

Texting in North Korea

  2 July 2011

The Japan Probe site made a commentary on Asahi TV's recent report on North Korea. An Asahi TV reporter filmed mobile devices and comfortable lives enjoyed by North Korea’s small elite group and luxuries offered to foreign tourists.

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