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· July, 2011

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Stories about French from July, 2011

26 July 2011

Republic of Congo: Is the New ‘Made In Africa’ Tablet Actually Chinese?

A new ‘made in Africa' tablet computer from the Republic of Congo was announced in June 2011 to much fanfare. While technical innovation in Africa is worth celebrating, it's worth...

16 July 2011

Tunisia: Police Brutally Disperse Peaceful Protesters

Tunisian police brutally dispersed protesters outside the headquarters of the Cabinet yesterday (July 15). The protesters were calling for reform and were planning to launch a third sit-in at Kasbah...

Guinea: Mass Slaughter of Cattles After Ethnic Clashes

13 July 2011

Tunisia: Campaign to Free Government Critic Samir Feriani

A group of Tunisian bloggers and activists have launched a campaign to free Samir Feriani, a former senior official in Tunisia's Interior Ministry who has been detained since May, 29,...

Madagascar: Honduras as an Example of Crisis Recovery

12 July 2011

Tunisia: Registration for Elections Start, Technical Snags Reported

Tunisians started registering on electoral lists yesterday (July 11, 2011) to cast their votes on October 23 to elect a constituent assembly, which will write their country's new constitution. However,...

Argentina: Incumbent Mayor Macri Dominates First Round of Buenos Aires Elections

The day after the celebration of Argentina's Independence on July 9, Buenos Aires' first electoral round gave a conformable victory to the center-right incumbent mayor Mauricio Macri, who won with...

6 July 2011

Togo: Fragile Truce Emerges After Five Weeks of Student Protests

West African country Togo's students' struggle for better education conditions is now in its fifth week and despite a recent truce, tensions remains high in the capital Lomé. Amongst the...

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