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Archive July 2009

August day-by-day

2-5 August 2009 5th Annual International Conference on Computing and ICT Research
Kampala, Uganda
Website: http://cit.ac.ug/iccir/home/

3-6 August 2009 Distance Education and Teacher Education (DETA)
Cape Coast, Ghana
Expanding education and improving its quality in a sustainable way is central to the development of Africa. Educationists in Africa have to meet and deliberate on educational issues in Africa while our responsibility is to share our knowledge and strengthen our intellectual capacity regarding education in Africa.
Website: http://www.deta.up.ac.za/

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African Journalists Reject EU-sponsored Observatory

A project to create a Pan-African Media Observatory (PAMO), sponsored by the European Union in cooperation with the African Union, has been rejected by numerous African journalist organisations.

In a joint declaration, thirty-two members and partners of the Canada-based International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX), argued that, as it is presently conceived, it “cannot lead to… advancing media development in (the continent) and particularly in ensuring media freedom, independence and professionalism.”

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Guinea-Bissau: Sanha wins presidential election

Malam Bacai Sanha has won Guinea-Bissau’s presidential election with 63 percent of the vote, defeating his rival Kumba Yala, Reuters said. Turnout was 61 percent of the nation’s 594,000 voters.

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Riots break out in South Africa

Discontent opens a breach in Zuma’s electoral promises. Since his victory at the last elections, the situation he had to face in the country became more complicated, also due to the impact of the global crisis and a growing unemployment rate.

Last Thursday, riots and protests took place in the streets of many South-African townships, a clear symptom of the deep dissatisfaction and frustration affecting a relevant part of the country’s workers.

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Morocco-Algeria: borders ruin both the economy and families

Jul29

The closure of the border with Western Algeria makes Eastern Morocco suffer. Main victims are Moroccan families, who are separated in the process and will find hard to find a way to meet again. On the other hand, Algerian products pass the border secretly without difficulties.


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Glez – Internet Africa

Jul28

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