Stories about French from November, 2014
A March in Solidarity with Migrants Who Perished Trying to Reach Europe
“Europe is fighting its own make-believe enemy”: This is the message that a dozen of associations in defense of migrants wanted to convey when they organized a human chain between the tramway station “Droits de l'Homme (Human Rights)” and the EU Parliament station in Strasbourg on November 26. In order to put Human Rights back at...
Another Celebrity Wants to Help Africa, And He's No ‘Band Aid’
When it comes to helping Africa, there is Bob Geldof's approach with "Band Aid," and then there is Akon's.
Burkina Faso Is Taking Steps Toward Democracy (and Africans Are Taking Note)
Since the ousting of President Blaise Compaoré, who held power for 27 years, ex-diplomat Michel Kafando was chosen by consensus to lead the transitional period until the next elections.
Young People Will Revitalize Politics, Promises This Year’s World Forum for Democracy
Three Global Voices members attended the third World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg, exploring innovative tools to create more youth engagement in the democratic process throughout the world.
Many Hospitals in Guinea Closing Because of Ebola Virus
Due to detection of new cases of Ebola, entire departments of national hospitals of Conakry have now been closed .
Burkina Faso Activists Confront a Potential Coup After President's Departure
Confusion in Burkina Faso about what will happen after a popular revolution expelled President Compaoré.
People in Madagascar Are Fed Up With Power Cuts Leaving Them in the Dark
Madagascar's electricity company is facing major challenges to provide power for the whole country. Malagasy Internet users delve into the many issues with electricity provision and their causes.
Djibouti's Young People Look to Burkina Faso to Pave Their Own Democratic Way
On November 3, the Opposition Youth Movement marched in the streets of Djibouti City against the country's 15-year leader Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.
This Virtual Museum in Lebanon is Winning Censorship Battles
Thalia Rahme reports on the state of censorship in her country Lebanon, through an interview with those behind the Virtual Museum of Censorship.