6 March 2014

Stories from 6 March 2014

Macedonia's Strumica Carnival Continues 350-Year Tradition

The Strumica Carnival took place in Macedonia from March 1-3, 2014. This traditional celebration [mk] was first mentioned as early as 1670 by Ottoman travel writer Evliya Çelebi and this year was featured by NBC News in a report about twelve similar events around the world. Photo-activist Vanco Dzambaski shared...

Political Representation: A Key Struggle for Afro-descendants in Colombia

  6 March 2014

With 5 million people, or 10.6% of the total population, Colombia has the largest Afro-descendant population in Latin America, behind only Brazil, according to a 2005 census. There are, however, serious difficulties in quantifying blackness, given the mixed ethnic backgrounds of many Colombians. The stigma associated with African descent in much...

Guide to Mushroom Farming in Kenya

  6 March 2014

This is a step by step guide to mushroom farming in Kenya: Due to public demand, we took the initiative of compiling a guide to help farmers interested in starting mushroom farming in kenya The mushroom farming process can be divided into several steps namely 1.Compost/substrate preparation 2.spawning 3.casing 4.fruiting/growth...

Countering Hate Speech in Tokyo's Koreatown

  6 March 2014

Shin-Okubo, a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been experiencing an escalation of anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years.

Vote for Your Favourite Kenyan Blogs

  6 March 2014

Voting has begun for Kenyan Blog Awards 2014: The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has today [March 3, 2013] unveiled the nominees for the 2014 BAKE Kenyan Blog Awards. The Awards reward bloggers that post on a regular basis, have great and useful content presented in a creative and innovative...

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