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Global Voices 26m
Meet , the host of the Twitter account for September 17 – 23, 2019 "Currently, the Ho language exists online only in the form of informal chat and video songs."
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Rediscovering the riches of St Petersburg's Muslim heritage "Muslims are not just guests in this city, but were once its masters and some of its earliest inhabitants"
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Internet shutdowns and the right to access in Sudan: A post-revolution perspective In response to a five-week long shutdown, a court ordered telcos to apologise to customers.
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Indian authorities approve uranium exploration in Nallamala Forest, sparking protests "Do we need development? Yes!! But at what cost?"
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Global Voices 18h
We can’t give up: Localizing digital safety for Swahili speakers "We need to put in more effort to make our language keep up with technical development."
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Global Voices 19h
Street-side vendors of Zanzibar’s iconic ‘kanga’ textiles forced to close up shop after 30 years "The hope is that authorities recognize kanga sellers as an essential aspect of Swahili heritage"
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Global Voices 20h
: Malicious attack takes Wikipedia offline also: Twitter gives the boot to Raul Castro and Cuban state media
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Global Voices 22h
Cameroonian football star Samuel Eto'o rises to global fame and retires by 38 "This football hero is known for delivering on big occasions."
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Global Voices Sep 17
New finance minister of North Macedonia faces sexist attacks online "Male politicians need to be active supporters of inclusion of women in the political and public life"
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Global Voices Sep 17
Muharram in Pakistan: Daring to observe Ashura "over 70,000 police officers were deployed in various parts of Pakistan, and mobile phone services were partially blocked"
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Global Voices Sep 17
Internet shutdowns and the right to access in Sudan: A post-revolution perspective "vague and contradictory provisions raise concerns that more shutdowns could be imposed in the future"
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Global Voices Sep 17
A professor's self-immolation puts the spotlight on the fragile future of Russia's minority languages Albert Razin set himself alight in protest against the marginalisation of his native Udmurt language.
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Global Voices Sep 16
Tobago's coral bleaching alert makes it clear there is ‘no alternative’ to fighting the climate crisis "The littering, fishing, oil/gas emissions have destroyed our beautiful reefs."
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Global Voices Sep 16
Filipino community radio stations struggle to survive amid attacks and difficulties "These are no small challenges that could be addressed by simple problem-solving."
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Global Voices Sep 16
A demand to reshape an administrative structure in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church stokes ethnic, religious tensions "Oromo clerics are rallying for their own regional administrative unit."
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Global Voices Sep 16
Locked down in Kashmir: A traveler's view "On hearing that any words, positive or negative, are uttered in the mosque besides prayers, the army comes to arrest people."
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Global Voices Sep 16
Jamaica remembers Hurricane Gilbert, but is the island prepared for a Dorian? "political leaders concede that Jamaica's infrastructure is 'antiquated' and in need of a major overhaul"
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Global Voices Sep 16
: Malicious attack takes Wikipedia offline also: The internet is finally back in Papua
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Global Voices Sep 16
As Ukraine and Russia exchanged prisoners, the RuNet reacted "Nobody bothered to gather relatives so they could meet their loved ones in Moscow"
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Global Voices Sep 16
Siberians appeal to world leaders via YouTube to save them from coal smoke "Our region is rich in coal and today barbaric methods are used for mining"
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