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· October, 2013

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Stories about French from October, 2013

31 October 2013

Madagascar Still Waiting for Presidential Election Results

Nearly a week has gone by since the country voted for a new president for the first time since the 2009 coups.

29 October 2013

15-Year-Old Roma Girl's Deportation Shakes Up France's Immigration Debate

In the Leonarda deportation scandal, everything is controversial: the way in which the police acted, the media management of the scandal and the peculiarity of the family.

25 October 2013

Madagascar On Tenterhooks As Election Proceeds

After an eventful election day, citizens in Madagascar feverishly await the polling results.

22 October 2013

Madagascar Presidential Elections: The Home Stretch

33 candidats se présentent aux élections présidentielles à Madagascar. Cependant seuls 16 d'entre eux ont eu une vrai présence pendant la campagne dans les médias. Certains se demandent où sont...

21 October 2013

Walk in a Homeless Person's Shoes via Twitter

Why I'm Not Giving Up On Politicians (Yet)

The Bridge

Madagascar's political situation can seem hopeless, but Lova Rakotomalala has still decided to actively support one of the candidates in October 25's presidential election. Here's why.

20 October 2013

#FreeBoussa: Moroccan Netizens Protest Teen Trial over Public Kiss

Three teenagers have been arrested in Morocco. Their crime? The first two were arrested for kissing in public, and the third for photographing them.

Morocco Censors the Web: Collateral Damage Allowed

A number of websites, among them popular social media platforms Instagram and Pinterest, have been blocked in Morocco. Also, one of the main independent media outlets, Lakome, has been censored.

7 October 2013

Oktoberfest in Lomé, Togo

‘A Good Blogger Must Already Have the Intrinsic Qualities of All Good Journalists’

Award-winning Cameroonian blogger and multimedia journalist Dorothée Danedjo Fouba speaks to author Dibussi Tande about the state of digital journalism in Africa.

5 October 2013

Interview with Guinea Boxing Champ Turned Belgian Politician

Making the transition between the worlds of high level sport and politics has never been easy. It is even more difficult when two different countries are involved. Bea Diallo explains...

2 October 2013

Online Tool to Review Candidates Platforms in Madagascar

Central African Republic: “Don't Forget About Us!”

The Central African Republic conflict between the Central African government and Seleka rebels has worsened alarmingly since December 2012. The humanitarian situation is catastrophic in certain towns but especially in...

1 October 2013

Breaking Taboos: Tunisians Speak Up Against Homophobia

#TnGay took the Tunisian Twittersphere by storm. Ahmed Medien shares with us what netizens think of homosexuality in Tunisia.

#EauSecours: The Hashtag Poking Fun at Water Shortage in Dakar, Senegal

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