Latest posts by Rezwan from July, 2010
On August 4, 2010, a referendum to endorse the proposed constitutional reform in Kenya is scheduled to take place. REPACTED, the Rising Voices Grantee in Kenya felt that they should undertake civic engagement outreaches to encourage citizens to read the constitution so that they can make their own informed decision.
In our latest feature on Voces Bolivianas, the Rising Voices grantee from Bolivia, we will highlight some blogposts from its network of bloggers. Cristina Quisbert writes about a protest March by indigenous Bolivians. Mario Duran highlights the blog of a writers community project. And Hugo Miranda celebrates his 50,000th Tweet.
Théophile Kouamouo, one of Francophone Africa's leading bloggers, and the project leader of the Rising Voices grantee Abidjan Blog Camps has been arrested for publishing a newspaper report. Théophile Kouamouo is the Managing Editor of the Ivorian daily 'Le Nouveau Courrier', which published a report on the embezzlement in the coffee and cocoa sector of Ivory Coast. Théophile and his colleagues of the newspaper were arrested because they did not reveal the source of the information.
People say that the World Cup soccer (football) is a truly International event. The bloggers of many Rising Voices projects across continents have written about it to show their passion.