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December 4, 2008

Tanzania: Obama fabrics

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

Louder than Swahili posts a picture of an Obama kanga, a traditional East-African cotton fabric with writing printed on the sides. It says “Hongera Brack Obama. Upendo na amani ametujalia mungu”, which in Kiswahili means something like “Congratulations Barack Obama. Love and peace ...

November 13, 2008

Obama's Victory: Reactions From TanzaniaThis is a Video post

In Tanzania, new of Barack Obama's historic victory in the US Presidential election dominated almost every Swahili blog. J. Nambiza Tungaraz brings us the story.

October 8, 2008

International Eye on the US ElectionsThis is a Video post

As the US Elections loom closer, international attention to US Policy and the candidates has increased. Projects like Current TV's Collective Journalism and Global Voices Voices Without Votes have taken the task to gather this information and bring a global perspective on a local issue.

October 4, 2008

Africa: Let Us Talk About US Politics

The US Presidential election is of great interest to many people around the world and the role technology is playing has been interesting, to say the least. Jon Gosier digs into African blogs to bring us the latest reactions on the elections from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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.

August 10, 2008

Zanzibar for Obama

Aggregated from: louder than swahili

  On the little square in front of the Hotel Serena in Stone Town a corner for Obama has been created. Just like that! I really like when active citizens decide to express an attitude and gradually take over the public room - in this case with a bit of colourful grafitti and locally made mer...

April 5, 2008

The Global movement supporting Obama is growing

Aggregated from: The World Wants Obama

All around the world an energetic and unprecedented movement is growing in support of Senator Obama's candidacy to be the 44th US President. Some examples of the worldwide movement include: In Trinidad, calypso legend The Mighty Sparrow sings that America could "regain worldwide respect with Obamaâ...

February 22, 2008

The U.S. in Africa

Aggregated from: aaarrrggg

Yesterday I posted a piece on Tanzania’s less than warm reception for Bush. On the other end of the spectrum, the Economist gives Bush a passing grade on his relationship with Africa. Citing the success of PEPFAR. But the economist’s lauding of the program is in such stark contrast ...

Obama and Hillary in a dead heat in Texas

Aggregated from: AndrewLaGrange.Com

George W. Bush got a little bothered in Tanzania over the weekend when a reporter asked what he thought of Obama’s popularism in Africa. The President quipped that he thought, he was pretty popular too. And that is no surprise, surprisingly the Bush Administration has made great strides in Af...