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· September, 2009

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Stories about French from September, 2009

29 September 2009

Madagascar Delegation Barred from UN General Assembly Stage

In an attempt to legitimize the military-backed government, Madagascar's acting leader was scheduled to speak at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, only to be barred. Malagasy bloggers and twitterers...

26 September 2009

Tunisia: Severe Flooding Kills 15

Flash floods hit Tunisia this week, killing at least 15 people and damaging property in the town of Redeyef in southern Tunisia. Bloggers declare two day of mourning and speak...

West Africa : Victims of Floods Call for Help

22 September 2009

Gabon: Opposition Continues to Fight Election Result

Gabon's political opposition present a united front against the August election results, which handed the son of former dictator Omar Bongo the presidency. Politicians and citizens alike speak out against...

MENA: Thanks “Khawater” from Japan

Television viewers across the Arab world were in for a treat this Ramadan, with the airing of a special programme on Japan. In its fifth season, Khawater (Thoughts) visited Japan,...

19 September 2009

USA: Video contest on H1N1 flu prevention

Morocco: Rage Against the Sandwich Continues

Eating in public during Ramadan is often seen as a disregardful and disrespectful act and might attract the anger of the public. Moreover it is punishable by law. Moroccan Bloggers...

Morocco: Don't Blame the Rain

Recent flooding in Morocco has prompted bloggers to air their discontent with their country's lack of sanitation infrastructure. They went around taking pictures and shooting videos, sharing scenes seldom broadcast...

16 September 2009

Morocco: Activists Break Fast in Public, Receive Punishment

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating or drinking from dawn to sunset. A group of Moroccan activists was reprimanded for breaking the fast in public, an...

14 September 2009

Morocco: Rage against the Sandwich

Morocco: A Dangerous Flu

At least five Moroccan independent journalists will appear before a judge later this month in Rabat, after having published articles challenging the official announcement about King Mohammed VI's health. It...

12 September 2009

Video: Caring about Congo

Videos showing different ways in which people are trying to make a difference in the situation faced by those living in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Françafrique casts shadow in Gabon, Madagascar, and Mauritania

Recent violence in Gabon and Madagascar, and a contested election in Mauritania, have added fuel to the idea that France 's influence looms large in the political arenas of her...

7 September 2009

Morocco: Child Labor Under the Spotlight

A young girl is suffering in a hospital, bruised and beaten. Sent to work as a domestic servant at the age of 10, Zineb Chtit knew no other life than...

Guadeloupe: Erika Delays School

6 September 2009

Translator of the week: Boukary Konaté in Mali

Boukary Konaté teaches French and English in a high school in Mali. Joining Global Voices in French has steered him onto a new path: he is now involved in Web...

5 September 2009

Morocco: Casa Negra to Represent Morocco at Oscars

Moroccan film, Casa Negra, has been chosen to represent Morocco at the 2010 Academy Awards (Oscars). The blogoma reacts to the movie in this post.

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