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7 October 2011

Stories from 7 October 2011

Curacao: Comedy or Mockery?

Curacao: Inadequate Narrative on Slavery

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Blessing Up Vincy

Caribbean: The Steve Jobs Effect

Bermuda: Economic Impact of Term Limits

Taiwan: Tribute to Steve Jobs

U.S. Releases Report on Social Media in Latin America

Bolivia: Spoil Vote Campaign for Upcoming Judicial Elections

Guatemala: Saying Goodbye to the ‘Guatemalan Picasso’

Africa: R.I.P Steve Jobs, You Will be Missed

The co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Steve Jobs died on October 5, 2011. African bloggers have taken time to pay tribute and remember his contribution to...

Yemen: Celebrating the Bravery of Revolutionary Women

In their eight months of peaceful revolution, Yemenis have been an inspiration to many, not only to Arabs but to the world at large. Despite being the poorest Arab country,...

Yemen: Celebrating Tawakkol Karman

Tawakkol Karman, an outspoken journalist and human rights activist, described in the Guardian as a "thorn in [Yemeni President Ali Abdullah] Saleh's back", was today named as Yemen's first Noble...

Cameroon: Questions and Doubts Over Upcoming Election

On October 9, Cameroonians will be called on for the sixth time in the country's history to choose a president for the Republic. The election is characterized by the large...

Ada Lovelace Day: Inspirational Women in Action

Technology for Transparency Network

Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they...

Malawi: Of Terror and Political Crisis

Uganda: Breaking a 33 Year Jinx

Brazil: Mega No to Surveillance Wins FRIDA Award

Brazil: Open Letter Defends Women's Dignity

Yemen: Congrats to Tawakkol Karman

Congratulations have been pouring in from all corners since the winners of this year's much anticipated Nobel Peace Prize winners were announced. Yemeni journalist and activist Tawakkol Karman joins Liberian...

Iran: Against forced Hijab

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