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· July, 2007

Below are posts about citizen media in French. Don't miss Global Voices en Français, where Global Voices posts are translated into French! Read about our Lingua project to learn more about how Global Voices content is being translated into other languages.

Stories about French from July, 2007

Madagascar: Community, Identity and the Malagasy diaspora

As it is sometimes the case for sub-Saharan African nations, the Malagasy diaspora carries a substantial weight of the cultural, political and virtual activities related to Madagascar. In the World...

Fighting HIV/AIDS in ‘post-Islamist’ Sudan

Despite the challenges of preventing the spread of HIV in what remains a deeply conservative society, a Tunisian blogger working in Sudan's national AIDS prevention program observes a growing openness...

D. R. of Congo: Miracle-peddlars, musical hippos and scary lightbulbs

Probably the most consistently interesting Congolese blog is kept by Cédric Kalonji [Fr], whose photographs and commentary bear humorous but often sorrowful witness to the struggles of ordinary life in...

Tunisian blogger on AKP victory in Turkey's legislative elections

Togolese blogger contemplates self-publishing

Alain Mabanckou on Prostitution in Brazzaville

Congo-Brazzaville: Point Noire music festival

Congo-Brazzaville: Pygmies housed in Brazzaville zoo

France: Protest against BNP & Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Chad: Opposition party on Deby's visit to France

France: Elderly Central African Republic immigrant faces expulsion

Cameroon: Yes your majesty

Benin: Debating, feting Voodoo

Francophone Morocco: On Faith, On Politics

With Ramadan and the 2007 elections looming on the horizon, religion and politics are popular subjects in the blogoma. What is everyone saying? Find out in this week's Francophone Moroccan...

Cameroon: Poetry Anthology

Senegal: Do we elect kings now?

Sudan: Flooding in Khartoum

Francophone Morocco: Development, Modernization, and Creation

"Un amour pour ce pays qui sent la pointe de la critique comme une blessure à son inconditionnalité," is how one blogger describes her feelings toward her country, Morocco. Hamza...

Benin: Independence celebrations moved to capital of Dahomey

France suffers African dictators: Denis Sassou-Nguesso warmly welcomed by Sarkozy

France is famous for getting cozy with the dictators who govern their former colonies, a tradition called Françafrique that newly-elected French president Nicolas Sarkozy appears keen to continue. In March,...

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