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10 March 2014

Stories from 10 March 2014

VIDEO: T20 Cricket World Cup Theme Song Flash Mobs

  10 March 2014

Bangladesh is hosting the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup and the fever is catching on among cricket-loving Bangladeshis. The official song of the 2014 tournament, “Char Chokka Hoi Hoi”, has become popular, and many universities across the country have started arranging their own flash mobs set to the theme song and uploading...

El Salvador Second Round Election Too Close to Call

  10 March 2014

Salvadorans went to the polls on Sunday, March 9 to vote in a run-off presidential election, but results are so close that both candidates have declared themselves winners and the Supreme Electoral Tribunal has announced that they will do a complete recount in the coming days. In a report about...

A Slogan on March 8 Anti-Nuke Protest in Taiwan

  10 March 2014

In the anti-nuke protest on March 8, 2014, a demonstrator promoting marriage equality held a sign saying: “Why can 23 millions citizens in Taiwan decide whether we can get married and why cannot the same 23 millions people decide whether we want the fourth nuclear power plant or not?” The...

8 Things You Can Do With a Mango

  10 March 2014

Kenyan blogger Yoga David shows you 8 amazing things you can do with a mango: This is the mango fruit season where mango enthusiasts live for this summery fruit. Maybe it’s that tartness of the fruit, or how perfect it tastes even when it’s just raw. So here are our...

Two-Year Anniversary of Kony 2012 Campaign

  10 March 2014

March 5, 2014 marked two-year anniversary of KONY 2012 campaign: Two years ago today we started a campaign called KONY 2012. It was an experiment to see if the world was ready to unite and speak out against the horrific and unseen crimes of Joseph Kony and the LRA. The...

Eritrean Literary Giant Talks About Tigrinya Oral Poetry

  10 March 2014

Blogger Issayas interviews Solomon Tsehaye, eritre's leading poet. after the release of his latest work on massé and melqes, oral poetry genres in Eritrea. Solomon Tsehaye is the man who wrote Eritrea's national anthem: Issayas: What is massé? Melqes? Solomon: Massé (awlo) and melqes are related art forms which constitute...

Tech Talent and Expat Bubbles in Kenya

  10 March 2014

White African discusses tech talent and expat bubbles in Kenya: Say you are a Kenyan web designer living in Seattle, do you think anyone cares that you came from Kenya? No, they only care that you are a great web designer. If you’re an American programmer working in Nairobi, does...

TZHhiphop – Necessary Noise in Tanzanian Music Scene

  10 March 2014

TZhiphop is a project that promotes Tanzanian hip hop online: We are the necessary noise in Bongo’s music scene advocating for Tanzanian Hip Hop. This project is focusing on reconnecting Hip Hop fans and the conscious poetry in the lyrics that reflects the apparent hustles of our society.

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