Global Voices Digest

January 20, 2006, 4:37 am
Filed under: Digests

Reaction to Chinese Investment in Nigerian Oil: Imnakoya covers Nigerian blogs in the past week including the mixed reactions towards China’s expressed desire to invest in the Nigerian oil industry.
Remembering the Zanzibar Revolution: Surveying the Kiswahili-language blogs of Tanzania, Ndesanjo Macha says bloggers are hoping for peace in politically volatile Zanzibar.
South Asian Neologisms: Kamla Bhatt takes readers around the South Asian blogosphere and finds, among other interesting topics, a blog solely dedicated to new words emerging in multilingual India.
Guatemalan Bloggers Remember to Give: Juliana Parra Rincón translates a post by Guatemalan blogger Mauricio Romero, which sums up the 2005 year of Guatemalan blogs, emphasizing a project by several young bloggers to collect Christmas gifts online and distribute them to rural children.

Bloggers say no to banning Iran from this year’s World Cup, race relations in the Bahamas, a Bangladeshi petition against Jamaat al-Islamiyya, and much more can be found in today’s Global Roundups.

Get the blog buzz from East Asia, South Asia, the Americas, Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia & the Caucasus.


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