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· June, 2008

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 June, 2008

Togolese singer Vanessa Worou

Kangi Alem writes of Togolese singer Vanessa Worou [Fr]: “at times a little reminiscent of [Angelique] Kidjo, but on the whole, confidently sung and with a simple, effective orchestration.”

Burkina Faso: Highway banditry

Burkinabe blogger QuophyBlogeur writes about employees of the Ghanaian company, STC and their harrowing encounter with an illegal roadblock [Fr] set up by bandits with AK-47s.

Pakistan: On Polio

CHUP! on the issue of polio in Pakistan.

Blogger witnesses whales beaching in Madagascar

The mass stranding of at least one hundred melon-headed whales were reported in the mangrove of Antsohihy Bay (Northwest region of Madagascar) in the first week of June. Harinjaka and...

Madagascar: why is Africa deprived of the UEFA European Cup ?

While the football world is enjoying the UEFA European Football Championship, many countries in Africa are restricted to watching 8 tournament games. Jentilisa, blogging from Madagascar, explains that the number...

Mayotte in Blue

Mayotte, l'île au lagon [Fr] shares photos of Mayotte, in blue.

Burkina Faso: Street pharmacies

QuophyBlogeur [Fr] writes about the proliferation of street vendors in Burkina Faso who sell unregulated, sometimes fake or poisonous medicines.

Cedric Kalonji on Photographing Congo

In an interview, Congolese journalist and blogger Cedric Kalonji explains why a picture's worth a thousand words.

D.R. of Congo: Streamline architecture in Bukavu and getting by in Kinshasa

Do you want to buy something in Kinshasa? Don and Marsha of Congo Chatter have a detailed post on ‘how things are sold' in Kinshasa. Whether you're looking for a...

Madagascar's bloggers ambivalent about Sichuan earthquake aid

The Malagasy government volunteered to help the international aid effort for the earthquake victims in the province of Sichuan, China. The immense proportions of the humanitarian disaster prompted the government...

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