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6 October 2011

Stories from 6 October 2011

Cameroon: Controversies Around the Electoral Campaign

The Central African Republic of Cameroon has entered the last week of the presidential campaign. While international election monitors arrived in the country to observe the elections, the electoral campaign...

Caribbean: Remembering the Genius of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' death has left a gaping hole in the world of technology. Caribbean bloggers took the opportunity to say “thank you” and talk about the role that Jobs -...

Iran:In the memory of Steve Jobs

Bolivia: Is Twitter Good for Democracy?

Uruguay: Concerns About Collecting Census Data Online

Nicaragua: Sony Music Tells Ortega to Stop Using Song in Campaign Ad

Jordan: Prince Hassan Joins Twitter!

Jordan's Prince Hassan has joined Twitter, much to the delight of many Jordanian tweeps. Ali Alhasani takes a closer look at their reactions.

Colombia: First National Evacuation Simulation

Fourteen Colombian cities participated in an exercise of simulating a national evacuation on October 5. The idea was to simulate an emergency (an earthquake) and build awareness of the steps...

Bahrain: Dr Ghassan Dhaif Tweets His Jail Experience

A Bahraini doctor is one of 20 sentenced doctors who have taken to Twitter to tell the world their story with imprisonment, torture and harassment in their own words. Mona...

Italy: Wikipedia Italia on strike

Puerto Rico: Internet Leadership

Cuba: Fonseca Told to Get Lawyer

Iran: A cartoon for Steve Jobs

Africa: Famine is Man-made but…

Bahamas: Outlaws & Outbreaks

Jamaica: Vybz Cartel on Murder Charge

Kenya: Movie About Oldest Kenyan Primary School Pupil

Trinidad & Tobago: Proper Procurement Procedure

Kenya: Vote for Juliana Rotich for Ultimate Business and Technology Game Changer

Palestine: Blogger Rasha Hilwi Not Welcome in Tunisia

Rasha Hilwi, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, is a well-known journalist and blogger and was among the Palestinian bloggers refused visas to Tunisia in order to attend the 3rd Arab...

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