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· October, 2007

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Stories about French from October, 2007

30 October 2007

Burkina Faso: Blogs Help Burkinabe Skirt Censorship

In Burkina Faso, blogging is more than a pastime. It is the eyes and ears of thousands of net users. That's why from October 11th to the 17th, during the...

Lebanon: Polemic and nature

Moustafa from Beirut Spring's blog noted in one of his latest posts that Lebanon is “dropping French.” Somehow that claim is true; Lebanese francophone blogs are few and different from...

17 October 2007

Tunisia: Blogger's books confiscated at customs

When Tunisian blogger Zizou from Djerba returned home to Tunis from Cairo last week, he received more than the welcome he bargained for.

8 October 2007

Senegal: Water Taxis in Dakar?

Senegal: Education System Goes “Mafia”

DRC: Kinshasa Plane Crash “Will Not Be the Last”

Dozens died last week when a plane crashed in Kimbanseke, a poor and densely populated neighborhood in Kinshasa. Du Cabiau à Kinshasa thinks the accident was all but inevitable.

5 October 2007

Language death: evolution, natural selection or cultural genocide?

We live in a world of just 194 countries, give or take, but speak between 7,000 and 8,000 languages. That linguistic diversity is fast disappearing, often thanks to the privileged...

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