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· April, 2014

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 April, 2014

27 April 2014

So You Need to Get Around Madagascar?

Public transportation can be a challenge in Madagascar. The country's road infrastructure is antiquated and underdeveloped and overcrowded buses and minivans are often the only option.

26 April 2014

Tunisia: ‘I Too Set a Police Station on Fire’

Tunisian netizens have taken to social media to denounce the judicial prosecution of 2011 revolution protesters accused of "setting police stations on fire".

24 April 2014

Hordes Flock to ‘Apparition’ of Jesus in Cameroon Home

"I am still waiting for someone to post a selfie with Jesus at Odza."

Algeria's Opposition Report Threats, Intimidation Following President's Reelection

An amendment to the country's constitution had allowed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in power since 1999, to run again.

21 April 2014

French Economist Piketty Links Inequality to Instability of Democracies

Meet Mamy and Zo, Editors of Global Voices in Malagasy

Mamy and Zo explain the challenges they face as translators providing up-to-date news and maintaining high standards for the Malagasy language.

French NGO Tackles the ‘Roma Question’ Through Community Building Projects

The Embassy of PEROU aims to bring together suburb residents and their shantytown neighbors by building community centers together and improving general living conditions.

20 April 2014

An African Tale of The First Love Story Ever Told

Pope Francis, a Pope Unlike the Rest

A global view of Pope Francis, a year and half into his papacy.

19 April 2014

Cameroonian Bloggers ‘Are the Future, and We Are Writing That Future Now’

An interview with Florian Ngimbis, president of the Cameroonian Bloggers Association, about language, the country's poor Internet penetration and more.

17 April 2014

Meet Suzanne Lehn, Co-Editor of Global Voices en Français

Portrait of Suzanne Lehn, co-manager of French language Global Voices, by Marie Bohner. Her vision of today's media and the subjects she is passionate about.

9 April 2014

Are Economic Sanctions Effective Against Rogue Rulers?

Economic sanctions are often proposed to penalize countries guilty of bad government. But do they actually help bring about good government?

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