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Guest blog: President Mugabe’s rhetoric as African Union chairperson
By Editor on 5 May 2015 | From the channel/s:
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On 30 January 2015, the Zimbabwean president Robert G. Mugabe was appointed chairperson of the African Union (AU) for the year.

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Send a postcard from cyberspace during #GCCS2015 week
By Editor on 15 Apr 2015 | From the channel/s:
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Diplo's illustrated cybersecurity postcards from cyberspace aim at raising awareness about main challenges and issues related to cybersecurity, while allowing us to send our own message to others.

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Online WORLD and its movements...
By Simona Cioroiu on 5 Mar 2015 | From the channel/s:
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As the old saying goes, there are two sides to every coin. Some positive and also some negative movements have been noticed lately around Bitcoin. Finally, after a long period of decline, the Bitcoin price has started to increase.

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Promotion methods in foreign ministries - time for reform?
By Kishan Rana on 2 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
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It was gratifying that such a banal theme seemed to resonate with so many, to the point we had over 100 registered for the Webinar. My thanks to all of you.

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Bitcoin 2015: What’s in store?
By Simona Cioroiu on 28 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
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2014 was a very interesting year for Bitcoin: even though its price dropped 67%, there were major moves in terms of trade, transactions, and capital investments. Big brand names like Microsoft, Dell, Expedia, Dell, NewEgg, and Overstock started to accept Bitcoin payments.

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Freedom of satire
By Biljana Scott on 8 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
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There is a freedom beyond the freedom of speech, and that is the freedom of satire. Freedom of speech is already curtailed in countries which otherwise uphold it as a basic right through the criminalization of hate-speech, holocaust denial and incitement to commit acts of terrorism.

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Christmas shopping with Bitcoin
By Simona Cioroiu on 22 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s:
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For those of us who prefer to avoid the in-store mania that is part and parcel of the Christmas shopping season, Bitcoin offers a quiet alternative.

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Black Friday 2014….
By Simona Cioroiu on 9 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, is on the day after American Thanksgiving so Black Friday 2014 was on 28 November.

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Donations in Bitcoin
By Simona Cioroiu on 3 Nov 2014 | From the channel/s:
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As we follow Bitcoin’s expansion, we see that a lot of retailers are now accepting Bitcoin as a payment method. Some non-profit organisations have also decided to make a change and say yes to donations in bitcoins.

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Update on Bitcoin developments
By Simona Cioroiu on 28 Oct 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Since the last DiploFoundation/GIP conference on this topic, a lot of changes have occurred with Bitcoin, a software-based online payment system...

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