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· December, 2010

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Stories about French from December, 2010

31 December 2010

Tunisia : “We Are Not Afraid Anymore!”

The year 2010 is coming to an end but Tunisia is shaken up by a social uprising that many bloggers hope will bring a decisive change in their country. Because...

Tunisia: Journalist Nebrass Hedhili Attacked during Uprising

26 December 2010

Tragedy bookends Year 2010 for Francophone Citizen Media

It appears that tragedy will bookend yet another year rich in remarkable events in the world of francophone citizen media. The month of January set the tone with the fallout...

Morocco: The Minister Goes to Facebook

23 December 2010

Tunisia: Unemployed Man's Suicide Attempt Sparks Riots

An unemployed Tunisian set himself on fire in protest against his joblessness, sparking a wave of riots on the ground and solidarity and support on social networking platforms. While the...

20 December 2010

Côte d'Ivoire: Ivorian Internet Users Fear a New Era of Terror in Abidjan

The political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire is getting increasingly violent. According to the UN, 50 people were killed and 200 injured for the past three days. Traditional media were shunned...

Africa: The Scandal of the “Ill-gotten Gains”

In the scandal of the wealth accumulated by some African politicians, the French Supreme Court of Appeals reversed the verdict pronounced by Paris Court of Appeals a year ago. The...

15 December 2010

Guinea: Clarification from Reporters Without Borders

Côte d'Ivoire: Citizens Marching towards another “Orange Revolution”?

Although the atmosphere was already quite worrisome in Côte d'Ivoire, the tension level climbed up a few notches in the past few days. After a skirmish on December 12 between...

Guinea: « WikiLeaks » Revelation on the Discussions between Burkina Faso, the United States, France and Morocco about Dadis

14 December 2010

Côte d'Ivoire: Skirmish between Gbagbo's and Ouattara's supporters at Hôtel du Golfe

Western Sahara: Wikileaks Revelations Spark Comments

Reactions to the diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website Wikileaks continue to flourish all over the blogosphere. Revelations concerning the conflict over Western Sahara have sparked a few comments.

11 December 2010

Côte d'Ivoire: Anger and Sarcasm in Citizen Media after the Elections

After a hopeful start, the presidential elections in Cote d'Ivoire took a dramatic turn that led the country in a seemingly hopeless political stalemate. While the crisis persists, the Ivorian...

7 December 2010

Tunisia: Censorship Continues as Wikileaks Cables Make the Rounds

Tunisian activists pounced on the latest Wikileaks US Embassy Cables, dedicating a new website to republish and discuss the revelations related to their country. Tunileaks, was launched by Nawaat one...

6 December 2010

COP 16: Young Bloggers Track Negotiations

Adopt a Negotiator, part of the TckTckTck campaign focusing on climate change, is an initiative where several young people from different parts of the world become “trackers.” Their role is...

Thoughts On World AIDS Day (December 1st)

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