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· May, 2015

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 May, 2015

2 Reasons Why Madagascar's President Hasn't Been Impeached Yet (Contrary to Media Reports)

Numerous media outlets have reported that Madagascar's President Hery Rajaonarimampianina has been impeached. While members of parliament have voted 121 in favor of his impeachment out of 125, there are...

Migrant Tragedies: ‘Behind the Statistics Are Individual Life Stories and Grieving Families’

"If Africa's youth comes to believe that its future lies elsewhere, it will be impossible to solve the issue of migration," says Souleymane Bachir Diagne.

What We Know and What Is Still Up in the Air After the Alleged Coup in Burundi

Celebration and jubilation near Presidential offices in Bujumbura after the overthrow of Nkurunziza. #BurundiCoup pic.twitter.com/WhJzXKfS69 — Robert ALAI (@RobertAlai) May 13, 2015 Following incumbent Burundi President Nkurunziza's candidacy for a...

Suspended Algerian Satirical TV Show Vows to Make a Comeback Online

''Eldjazairia weekend'' an Algerian satirical TV show, co-hosted by GV contributor Abdou Semmar, was suspended from air on April 24, due to political pressure.

The Humanitarian Crisis You Haven't Heard of in Burundi

Following Burundi President Nkurunziza's announcement of his candidacy for a third term (unconstitutional by Burundi's existing law), a massive humanitarian crisis has hit the country as at least 50,000 refugees...

How a Traditional African Game Spread Throughout the World

An ancient strategy game enjoyed from the villages of the Sahel to the Mozambique Channel's fishing communities shows how intermingled Africa's cultures are.

Former French Defense Minister Finds Excuses for the Alleged Rape of Central African Children by French Soldiers

Afrique Info reports that JP Chevènement, a former defense minister of France, stated on public radio Europe 1 on May 3 that the challenging conditions that French soldiers face in the...

One French Journalist's Take on the ‘Slow Death’ of Foreign Correspondents

Anaïs Renevier is leaving Lebanon after a few years reporting there. Her blog post about the dismal conditions foreign correspondents must endure in today's media landscape has resonated with many.

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