Global Voices Digest


February 3, 2006, 10:53 am
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Global Voices Online – Feb. 3, 2006

Last Week in West Africa

Can an urban young woman in Nigeria balance a professional life while being a mother? How do Malian farmers feel about genetically modified crops? Why does a Nigerian soccer player care about heart disease? Find answers to all these questions and more as Imnakoya reviews the past week in West African weblogs.

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

You’re visiting Kurdish friends for dinner when fruit and/or water is served; what do you do? The answer – as well as more rules of etiquette for house guests in Kurdistan – can be found in Deborah Ann Diley’s recap of Kurdish blogs.

Fires in Focus Among South African Bloggers

A devastating fire, which engulfed the slopes of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, was believed to have been started by a British tourist who flicked his cigarette butt out of a car window. Bronwyn Nesbitt reveals that South African bloggers have plenty to say about his action.

A Panamanian’s frustration with monolingual Americans, the creeping regional adoption of Islamic law in Indonesia, negotiations over Karabakh, the disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan, 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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