5 August 2013

Stories from 5 August 2013

TNW Announces Latin American Startup Awards Winners

  5 August 2013

In the lead up to this year’s The Next Web Conference Latin America, we’ve been running Startup Awards competitions in Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Brazil in search of the hottest startups and investors. […] The result has been absolutely amazing – in just under a week 18,448 people have cast a...

What Is Behind Lusaka Township Names

  5 August 2013

In commemorating Zambia's capital city’s centenary this year, Gershom discusses the origins of Lusaka township names: Obviously, a number of other writers have written about some of the names of some of the townships and residential areas such as John Laing, John Howard, Kuku and others having been farms belonging...

China Blocks Wall Street Journal's Chinese Version

  5 August 2013

Wall Street Journal's Chinese-language edition has been blocked in China since Aug 3, 2013. It was not clear why the whole website was blocked. The English-language version of the site remains accessible and the Chinese Wall Street Journal's Weibo is still active. Shanghaiist has more details.

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