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4 January 2012

Stories from 4 January 2012

Mexico Wake Up! Artists United for Peace Go Viral

The violence and impunity Mexico has been facing these past years have prompted artists, creators and media to join forces and launch a campaign to change statistics into names and...

Cameroon: Violent Clashes Between Motorbike Taxi Drivers and Douala Citizens

On December 31, 2011 in the popular district of Deido in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, riots broke out between the inhabitants of the district and motorbike taxi drivers,...

Mozambique: Stand-up comedy show gains online following

Chile: Controversy Over Change from ‘Dictatorship’ to ‘Military Government’ in School Textbooks

Bolivia: Women Weaving Hope in El Alto

Chile: Would Cheaper Books Promote More Reading?

Bahamas: Remembering the Zybines

Cuba: Protest & Confrontation

Cuba: Adios, 2011

Bermuda: Wishing for Change

Jamaica: Portia's Driving the Bus

Africa: Startups in Africa 2011 and Beyond

Paraguay: Children use Computers as Instruments in Christmas Orchestra

Africa: A Mashable Anthology of African Modernity

Nigeria: To The Streets, Oh Nigerians!

Zambia: Meet Chibwe Katebe – Zambian Comedian

South Africa: Remembering Henry Nxumalo

Kuwait: The Stateless Find A Voice Online

Singapore: Ministers to Take a Pay Cut

Singapore politicians are among the highest paid leaders in the world but they will receive salary cuts this year after a government committee has recommended hefty cuts to the pay...

Iran: Site displaying currency exchange rate got filtered

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