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· July, 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 July, 2008

Arabeyes: Mourning Youssef Chahine

Tributes are pouring in from bloggers from around the Middle East and North Africa, mourning the death of renowned Egyptian film maker Youssef Chahine. Born in Alexandria in 1926, Chahine...

Philippines: Monthly salary of politicians

Costa Rica: Concerts, riots and concerns.

Journalist Cristian Cambronero from popular Costa Rican blog Fusil de Chispas posts a recount of Sunday's Concert where youth rioted and destroyed the campus of the Universidad Latina in the...

Morocco: Analyzing Obama

AFRICOM is a “back door”

D.R. Congo: Kinshasa's “baroque” style

From architecture to music, from dance to dress, in the throbbing capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, excess is in style.

D.R. Congo: Audit reveals US$1.3 billion diverted by government agencies

Morocco: Another perspective on Faiza Silmi

Last week, Global Voices covered the story of Faiza Silmi, the Moroccan woman denied French citizenship for her beliefs and actions (which included, among other things, wearing the niqaab or...

French Ambassador expelled from Madagascar because he was bad luck?

Malagasy and French netizens debate the French Ambassador's expulsion from Madgascar. Was it a matter of superstition?

Serbia: African Bloggers’ Reactions to Karadžić's Arrest

After news broke on Monday night that former Bosnian Serb leader and one of the world’s most wanted men Radovan Karadžić had been arrested, astonished bloggers in the Balkans and...

“La Chinafrique”: A book review

Madagascar:Fistula and Early Marriages.

Cote d'Ivoire: On corruption

Blogger lampoons Senegalese singer's foray into politics

Blog Politique au Senegal thinks Senegalese singer Demba Dia's candidacy for public office is hardly serious. But neither is politics in Senegal!

Malawi: new treatment protocol to prevent mother-child HIV transmission

Heiva i Tahiti 2008, Festival of Traditional Dance

DRC: Kabila meets with Sarkozy

Benin: Competition for young writers

Europe tightens border control, Brazil returns in kind

Congolese blogger applauds Bashir ICC indictment

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