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3 September 2014

Stories from 3 September 2014

Fashion Trends in Trinidad's Capital

The way people dress offers a glimpse into the culture of a place; Maya Cozier manages to capture the urban vibe of Trinidad's capital city in a short video which...

Murder of Prime Minister's Press Secretary Draws Attention to Rising Crime in the Bahamas

Violent crime in the country has been on the rise. The government, grappling with the problem, has not issued official crime statistics since the middle of last year.

These 8 Ice Bucket Spinoffs Challenge Hunger, War and Politics

From the “Lather Against Ebola” campaign against Ebola in Côte d'Ivoire to the Rubble Bucket Challenge for children in Gaza, people are repurposing the viral phenomenon.

Lesotho Political Crisis Updates on Twitter

Follow @nthakoana (Nthakoana Ngatane) for updates on the political crisis in Lesotho. Nthakoana Ngatane is a writer, speaker, singer, actor and South Africa Broadcasting Corporation correspondent in Lesotho. On 30th...

Is the Caribbean Education System Dumbing Down Kids?

As the new school year begins in many Caribbean territories today, blogger Guyana-Gyal, who writes in local parlance, questions the new direction education is taking throughout the region. From the...

The Ebola Truth

The Ebola Truth is a Facebook page that aims to document the situation with the Ebola virus on the African continent.

Was There a Coup in Lesotho?

Listen to a podcast explaining what is really happening in Lesotho following allegations of a military coup: The prime minister has fled to South Africa and says it’s a coup....

What Went Into Making Russia's Most Viral Dash Cam Video Ever?

The good people of Chelyabinsk—a city whose toughness is legendary in Russian popular culture—have become some of the world’s biggest producers of candid-camera cartoon mayhem.

Looking to Get Away? Do It Patriotically, With Russia's Upcoming Booking.com Clone.

As Russia turns inward, the country has sought national alternatives to goods and services that are generally Western-dominated. Moving ahead, Russia faces the dangers of breaking this dependence too quickly.

Surprising Europe, an Open Archive of Stories About Migration

An online platform that brings together African immigrants' stories and videos, unabridged. A project that helps to overcome prejudices and stereotypes and improve people's knowledge about them.

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