Jennifer Brea · August, 2008

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Senegal: Students take to the streets over missing stipends

  22 August 2008

University students in Dakar, Senegal are protesting the government's failure to pay their stipends.  Seneblog writes [Fr]: “While athletes from all over the world are vying to break world records in Beijing, the students at Cheikh Anta Diop University are trying to break the record in stone-throwing.”

Togo wins first Olympic metal

  15 August 2008

Yikpa-Au Village celebrates Togo's first-ever Olympic medal [Fr].  Benjamin Boukpeti won the bronze metal earlier this week in the men's single kayak slalom.  “I never thought I would see this in my lifetime.  This is truly sensational!!!! Congratulations Benjamin.”

Georgia's relationship with the US

  14 August 2008

Frencheagle writes about Georgia's cozy relationship with the American government [Fr]: “How can we condemn Russia's actions without also condemning America's imperialist policies which use a so-called struggle for liberty and democracy to install new pawns more in line with its own interests.”

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