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13 November 2013

Stories from 13 November 2013

Infographic: Pakistan's Failing Education System

13 November 2013

Sixty-nine percent of women and 50 percent of men in Pakistan cannot read or write according to Alif Ailaan (A for announcement), an alliance for education reform leading a communication campaign in the country. Only 67 percent of Pakistani girls and 81 per cent of boys go to primary school,...

#ReformáÉsta: Daniel Ortega Looks to Reform Nicaragua's Constitution

13 November 2013

Mildred Largaespada [es] from the blog 1001 Trópicos [es] writes that Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega “wants to reform the country's political constitution in order to be forever re-elected, among other issues in which he also wants absolute power.” In a post [es] dedicated to President Ortega, Mildred concludes: We don't...

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Kazakhstan's “Bilingual” Currency Turns Twenty

13 November 2013

Kazakhstan has recently marked the twentieth birthday of the national currency, the tenge. Blogger Serikzhan Kovlanbayev presents [ru] a brief history of the tenge, showing how it has changed since 1993 and what is unique about it: A unique thing about the Kazakhstani currency is that it is “bilingual”, that is,...

Thinking About Blogging at WordCamp Kenya 2013

13 November 2013

White Africa thinks about blogging at WordCamp Kenya 2013 Today finds me in Nanyuki, Kenya at WordCamp Kenya 2013. The past couple years, I’ve been traveling during the event, but this year I get to come hang out with my blogging brothers and sisters. As I was thinking about what...

Malawians Should Brace for More Cash-gate Scandal

13 November 2013

Steve Sharra explains why Malawians should brace for more cash-gate scandal after revelations that some powerful Malawians abused the Integrated Financial Management System internal controls to loot billions of public funds: Social inequality is creating deep rifts among Malawians, a ticking time bomb. The increasing incidents of mass violence and...

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