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October 29, 2008

Today's Faves: Liberian Youth, Pepsi, and Obama in the Lottery

Voices without Votes continuously aggregates interesting links about the election from world bloggers. Our authors take turns picking their top 3 personal favorites every weekday. 1) My first pick for today isn't exactly a blog, but the perspective is certainly blog worthy. In the Youth Media Reporter, a professional journal ...

Liberian (or Non-American) Youth Perspectives on the U.S. Presidential Elections

Aggregated from: Youth Media Reporter

In March of this year, I was visiting the West African nation of Liberia to shoot a film for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children on young people in post-conflict settings. As with most places I visit, Liberia was fascinated with U.S. p...

October 26, 2008

Africa's Only McCain Supporter

Aggregated from: El Oso

In the spirit of post-partisanship, here is a video of what very well might be Africa’s only McCain supporter. If I remember correctly, I think his name is “George Kennedy”. How amazing is that? He is a business reporter at the Daily Observer....

August 15, 2008

10th Anniversary of Kenyan and Tanzanian US Embassy Bombings

Aggregated from: AfricanLoft » USA

Today marks the 10th anniversary of near-simultaneous bombings at the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The attacks killed more than 200 people. Watch VOA news video footage of the memorial. Additional coverage available here, with video footages. ...

Who can ignore Bill Clinton?

It’s difficult to keep Bill Clinton out of the spotlight. Whether it was helping his wife, Hillary, campaign for the Democratic nomination for the Presidency of the United States or, most recently, his decision to get back to work on the Clinton Foundation, which works around the world to diminish greenhouse gasses, pushing low-cost drugs for those suffering from HIV/AIDS and battling childhood obesity. He most recently made news for a recent six-day trip to Africa took him to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Liberia and Senegal.

April 16, 2008

France: Obama is NOT what we call “left wing”

The US presidential election is seen by many in France as a chance to reassess the Franco-American relationship and find a common ground, writes Lova Rakotomalala, who looks at a new Facebook group, by French socialists, supporting Senator Barack Obama.

March 10, 2008

Massive Obama victory in Democrats Abroad primary

Aggregated from: The World Wants Obama

22,755 Americans living abroad cast votes in the Democrats Abroad primaries. The map below demonstrates that Americans living in most countries favoured Obama. Although The World Wants Obama is most interested in the views of non-Americans, these results reinforce the evidence we've gathered of Sena...