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· June, 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 June, 2014

29 June 2014

France Sees Escape From Russian Energy Dependence in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, wishing to reduce energy dependency on Russia, welcomes French president for talks.

24 June 2014

The Story of Famine Refugees from Niger in Eastern Algeria

French Startup Companies Want to Make Your Home Smarter

Want a smart thermostat to control your home's heating? Or one that is hooked up to the Internet and measures your home's concentration of CO2? French start-ups are on it.

Mapping the 567 Ebola Cases in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

23 June 2014

Stop Using Growth as an Excuse to Pollute, African Activists Say

The impact of 2014 World Environment Day on Africa: The need for growth on the continent does not absolve nations from protecting the earth, African advocates say.

Debunking Rumors that Algerian Fans Burned Down a Church in Lyon, France after World Cup Win

17 June 2014

The Impact of Climate Change on the Rural Population of Benin

44,000 Malagasy Children Die Every Year for Lack of Care. How Can We Stop It?

Children's healthcare is dismal in Madagascar, but some organizations are doing their best to change this terrible reality.

13 June 2014

Why Some Minorities in France Vote for the Far-Right Political Party Front National

Front National has a hardline position on immigration, but people of non-French origin did vote for the party. Some said they were concerned about the country's declining economy.

How a Spat Over Prize Money Nearly Kept Cameroon from Playing in the World Cup

The Indomitable Lions players refused to leave their hotel unless they were paid their share of the World Cup prize money that FIFA gives to each participating country.

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