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December 26, 2008

Morocco: Obama to Speak?

Algerian-American blogger The Moor Next Door has reported on a campaign set up by Moroccans to encourage President-Elect Barack Obama to make his first speech abroad in Morocco. The blogger states: This clever Moroccan site — Obama to Speak in Morocco — is marketing that country as the best candidate ...

November 28, 2008

Morocco: Thanksgiving Away from Home

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Elizabeth, a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, writes about celebrating Thanksgiving so far from home. ...

November 20, 2008

Morocco: Hate Crimes on the Rise in the US Following Obama's Election

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Myrtus, a Moroccan living in the U.S., is alarmed by the number of hate crimes across the U.S. following Obama's election to the presidency. ...

November 12, 2008

Black President, So What??!!

Aggregated from: The Magic of My Universe

I am sick and tired of the media reports about the election of the first African American president in the U.S, portraying it as a historical event, and improvement for the rights of Blacks in this country. Don't get me wrong, I am all for Obama, and was praying hard he wins. What annoys me though i...

November 6, 2008

Morocco: On Hope

Moroccans were no exception to celebration to the reverie that exploded around the world last night following Obama's victory. Although the Moroccan blogosphere (Blogoma) is somewhat critical of Senator Barack Obama, as results poured in, so did the posts, which were overwhelmingly supportive.

November 5, 2008

The Case For Obama

Aggregated from: The Moroccan Mirror

From an Arab perspective, foreign policy is paramount as far as the next American president's intentions are concerned. Of course there is the ambivalent approach on Iran, the position on Israel (read this too), the condescending interventionist stance on Pakistan and all the rest of it. But let's f...

November 4, 2008

The Case For Obama

Aggregated from: Al Miraat/The Moroccan Mirror

From an Arab perspective, foreign policy is paramount as far as the next American president's intentions are concerned. Of course there is the ambivalent approach on Iran, the position on Israel (read this too), the condescending interventionist stance on Pakistan and all the rest of it. But let's f...

African Bloggers Offer Solidarity to Obama

As Americans line up to vote-in their 44th President, African bloggers write in solidarity and offer near unanimous support for an Obama Administration. So what are people saying? Ari Herzog brings us the scoop from Africa and around the globe.

The final count down

Aggregated from: Big World Learner

Just a few hours are left before the name of the new president of the world United States is announced. I might be lucky to be in the US during such a decisive moment of it history, although I know that I am unable to see the complete image, being a current resident of Michigan, a state known for it...

US Elections are vastly overrated

Aggregated from: Ibn Kafka's Obiter Dicta

Well, not as such, of course: I strongly believe in elections, and have always voted when it was physically possible for me to do so. But I’m not American, and couldn’t be bothered about whether the Supreme Court would have a more conservative outlook under Mc Cain or whether Obama wou...