Saturday, June 17, 2006

Nam 25 PCV blogs and Namibian news for 5/18-6/17

Recent blog posts from some of Amy's teammates (58 Peace Corps Volunteers known as NAM 25) all across the country of Namibia:

Jason's page of Nam 25 blogger photos and links

Amy
Swakop, polio and elephants (6/7)
A few stories (6/3)
Photos of Amy (6/3)
Breaking up fights, checkers and yet another beauty contest (5/29)
Rafting on the Kunene river, packages and a few thoughts on international aid (5/21)

Amber:
all vol conference, catching up...(6/13)
Some project info... (6/4)
Photos and the week continued (5/30)
A typical week in review (5/27)

Andrew:

Angie:
Say hello, Wave goodbye (6/12)
Back posts from the month of May (6/5)

Beth:
Thursday is a big day (6/13)
All Volunteer Conference 2006 (6/13)
Girls club at Danie Joubert (6/12)
Shout outs (5/26)
Back from holiday and back to work (5/22)
Beth's Namlish top ten list (5/2)

Brock:
Memorable moments (6/13)
Lizzards and spiders and snakes oh my! (6/2)
Namibia is on Drudge (5/29)
Another goal (5/27)
Isn't Africa supposed to be hot? (5/25)
Sometimes you just have to laugh (5/21)
Mood swings (5/19)
New photos posted (5/19)

Caitlin:
Mama's got the magic (6/5)
The River Wild (5/24)
And the Moscow Circus was in town (5/19)

Caroline:
June 2006 (6/5)

Chris:

Coppelia:

Baby time and photos of "Lucky" (6/17) NEW
Freakin computer! (6/15)
New posts also before this (6/11)
All volunteer conference (6/10)
Stress of Peace Corps (6/10)
Me at Vic Falls and other photos (6/10)
Meetings, meetings, meetings (5/31)
The market 5/5 (5/29)
Botswana safari 5/4 (5/29)
Long bus ride 5/1 & Boozin Vic Falls 5/3 (5/27)
M Bag and Water (5/17)
House update among other thoughts (5/16)

Courtney:
Posts about reconnect, Victoria Falls, bungee-jumping and Term 2 back to April (5/22)

(Irene)
Email to a friend about reconnect and the Fish River Canyon trip posted on her friend's blog (5/10)

Jason:
All Volunteer Conference - including many photos (6/12)
The weekend (6/4) - plus new photos
Soccer (6/2)
Fast food (5/30)
Goodbye summer (5/29)
My shoes (5/22)
Shout out to Mariel's (and Dan's) parents (5/21)
More picts from the Naukluft trail (5/21)
Settling in (5/19)
Caught-Oops! (5/18)
Newspaper article (5/18)
The Naukluft Trail - 8 days of danger (5/18)

Jay:
Pods (6/17) NEW
Feeling my White-ness (6/15)
New Start (6/14)
Jays Phat Mac (6/14)
What? Now that's stress... (6/12)
A snapshot of my thoughts (5/25)
Imagine (5/25)

Matt:

Several backposts including a daily Fish River Canyon diary (6/3)


Pam:
Day of the African Child (6/16) NEW
PCV's invade Swakopmund (6/12)
Photos (5/19)
Back from vacation (5/19)

A brand new blogger from NAM 25!
Patrick:
1st entry (6/5)
2nd Post... but not too informative (6/5)
More pictures (6/5)

Silas:
The long-awaited cow slaughtering story (6/12)
Soccer (6/12)
Photos of the new soccer uniforms (scroll to the bottom of the page)

Will:
being the long-awaited update: the fish river post (5/26)

Long time, no post... (5/26)

Link to previous list of recent blogs (4/14-5/17)


Recent news from Namibia:
Was the Britney-to-Namibia story a Hoax? (6/17) - Washington Post
Polio cases hit the 60 mark (6/15) - The Namibian
115 year old man dies in the North (6/15) - The Namibian
Vaccinations ready to go (6/14) - New Era
Jobless rate officially at 36.7 percent (6/14) - The Namibian
Confusion about Hollywood donation (6/14) - New Era
Polio still spreading (6/13) - New Era
Brangelina and family leave Namibia (6/10) - CBS
NAM 24 PCV interviewed by his local paper (6/9) - PortsmouthHerald
Government launches crash Polio campaign as outbreak confirmed (6/8) - UNRIN
Jolie-Pitt press conference praises Namibia, promises future visits (6/7) - People
National alert and massive drive to stop polio (6/7) - the Namibian
Namibian Polio Outbreak leaves 7 dead 34 hospitalized (6/6) - Bloomberg
In praise of the maligned sweatshop (6/6) NY Times
Namibia suffers polio setback (6/6) BBC
Virus baffles officials (6/5) - The Namibian
Paralysis cases go up to 22 (6/5) - New Era
Brad and Angelina's baby lucky to be alive (5/31) FOX News (also read the next 2 articles)
Opinion: It's a Texas miracle Shiloh survived (6/5) -Namibian
Response: E-mail uprising over Friedman follies (6/2) - the Namibian
Country's HIV figures are not coming down says UNAIDs (6/2) - the Namibian
Mystery disease kills three (6/2) - the Namibian
Namibia to explore Kalahari truffle (6/2) -New Era
Namibian Widows suffer much more than the loss of their spouses (6/1) - LA Times
Charity follows Shiloh ($300K gift to Namibian hospitals) (5/30) - USA Today
Jolie-Pitt newborn puts little-known Namibia on tourism map (5/30) - USA Today
A star is born (5/30) - New Era
Cassinga refugee massacre remembered (5/26) - The Herald
Perhaps at Pentecost, the voices were singing (5/30) - Lutheran magazine
Country's right record unchanged: Amnesty International (5/30) - The Namibian
Brangelina: Namibia's Biggest Game (5/28) - Washington Post
Pitt and Jolie have a baby daughter (5/28) - BBC
Namibian governor dashes Brangelina rumors (5/25) - People Magazine
Governor to name "Brangelina" baby (5/24) - New Era
Saved by the rain (5/19) - Namibian Economist
Country's AIDs death toll (5/19) -New Era

2 comments:

"The Lutheran" magazine said...

Thanks for linking to "The Lutheran" magazine's article about Pentecost in Namibia. - Amber Leberman, Web Manager, www.thelutheran.org

"The Lutheran" magazine said...

Thanks for linking to "The Lutheran" magazine's story about Pentecost in Namibia. We appreciate blog referrals to our site.

Sincerely and most appreciatively,
Amber Leberman, Web Manager & Associate Art Director
"The Lutheran" / www.thelutheran.org.