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Stories about French
25 November 2015
On November 26, Senegalese and Guinean bloggers will launch a league of African bloggers and cyber-activists in Dakar known as Africtivistes.
14 November 2015
12 November 2015
"...if the Burundian population remains poor, with all of the problems that come with a large population and a small territory, the country will always have violent cycles."
9 November 2015
Young citizens of Congo (Brazaville) protests the President Sassou-Nguesso's attempt to run for an additional term.
19 October 2015
"There is no longer anything to expect from those who govern us." Citizen movements want to take the lead in changing politics in France.
13 October 2015
The film "The Man Who Mends Women: The Wrath of Hippocrates” documents the work of Dr. Denis Mukwege, who specializes in the treatment of women who have been gang-raped.
11 October 2015
In Beirut, most people don't just speak one language, but a mix of three: English, French and Arabic. It's what many in Beirut call Lebanon's mother tongue.
6 October 2015
But not all the candidates are being transparent about their policies. GuinéeVote, a new platform that allows users to compare the presidential hopefuls' plans, only has three candidates' programs incorporated.
22 September 2015
20 September 2015
Abdoulaye Bah reports Guinea's second blogcamp on how local bloggers are building the online community and opposing restrictions on free speech imposed before the elections.
16 September 2015
7 September 2015
In Timbuktu, Malian activists are putting together a project that aims to help 200 students, of whom around 50 are girls, prepare for their end-of-year exams.
2 September 2015
In countries with few leading figures capable of securing the role of head of state, constitutionally mandated political changeover can be a real constraint on the political process.
1 September 2015
French-speaking Africa has been remarkably absent from the flurry of media coverage on "Silicon Savannah." But the emergence of promising new projects in tech innovation mean that may soon change.
31 August 2015
30 August 2015
A rabbit hole worth heading down? Ibrahim Maalouf has reworked the Lewis Carroll classic, setting it in modern France with a Malian beat.
29 August 2015
Google's OCR software supports more than 248 world languages, including all the major South Asian languages, bringing together hope for the large-scale digitization of old texts.
17 August 2015
13 August 2015
12 August 2015
An extraordinary event for Africa, Hissène Habré's trial demonstrates what's maybe the beginning of a new era for the continent, where young politicians are changing the way the law works.