Global Voices Digest

March 16, 2006, 1:16 am
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Global Voices Online – Mar. 16, 2006

Excerpts from Some Nigerian Weblogs this Week

Press censorship, President’s Obasanjo’s potential third term, social unrest in the Niger Delta, and Big Brother Nigeria. Want more? An expat pediatrician discusses the suppression of HIV, Bola Odegbami tunes readers in on how to offend in Nigeria, and Sokari Ekine documents the trials and tribulations of African immigrants in Europe. Here’s your chance to catch up on the past week in Nigeria with Imnakoya’s choice selection of excerpts.

Mohamed Choukry and Jill Carol Remembered

Searching for sex on the Moroccan net, kind words for journalist Jill Caroll, and a new social web portal that is attracting local bloggers are just a few gems of featured cyber-chatter by Farah Kinani.

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

President Evo Morales continues his mad pace of legislation and diplomacy as he met with several regional heads of state this past week says Eduardo Ávila. Find out what one of those meetings means for soy farmers and what Morales has in common with Castro and Chavez (it’s not politics) in Ávila’s most recent dispatch.

Coo-coo for coca, the basis of China’s claim on inventing skiing, missing protesters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and much more can be found in today’s Global Roundups.

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