Deutshe Welle hosts the BOBs (slightly more prestigious than the ABBAs) with 17 different categories that are meant "honor websites in 11 languages that champion the open exchange of ideas and freedom of expression. Blog were just beginning to establish themselves as a new type of media and the BOBs aimed to show that this new form of communication was worthy of being taken seriously." It is really an honor just to be included as a finalist. Any support would be greatly appreciated, but I must admit that the other nominated blogs are spectacular.
No matter how you feel, please do take a moment to vote for what you believe to be the best in the categories you follow/support. Finally, I want to publicly wish good luck to all the other nominated blogs:
Nairobi Nights, Jillian C. York, Rantings of a Sandmonkey, Gawaahi Speak Out, Mona Eltahawy Blog, Owen Abroad, Mobile Active, Groundviews, Informed Comment, and Osocio