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· June, 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 June, 2015

Tunisians Point Fingers at Government Security Failures After Resort Attack

In the aftermath of a beach resort attack that left 39 people dead, Tunisians are criticizing their government's security failures.

Herve Cornara's Relatives Want Him to Be Remembered as a Great Guy, Not the Beheaded Victim of a Lunatic

Herve Cornara was the manager of ATC, a delivery company in Chassieu in the suburbs of Lyon, France. More importantly, he was a father of a young man and loved by his...

Why Is the Internet So Much Slower and More Expensive in Mali Than in Senegal or Côte d'Ivoire?

Compared to other countries in West Africa, Mali has low Internet speeds and high prices. A Malian civic group has launched a campaign to change this.

Candlelight Vigil for the 23 Victims of Boko Haram Suicide Bombings in Chad

Two suicide bombings killed at least 23 people Monday (June 15) in Chad's capital N'djamena. Chad government stated that four attackers belonged to extremist group Boko Haram and were killed...

Djibouti: At the Heart of the Fight Against Islamic Extremism in the Horn of Africa

Regional instability is a weight around strategically-located Djibouti's neck. But it is also a key source of income for the impoverished country.

Francophone Africa Is the New Land of Opportunity for the French Media Industry

The French media market is stagnant, but some see the African continent as the place to re-boot growth in the sector.

Photoblog Documents Eviction of Migrants’ Makeshift Camp in Paris

“Humanely…”  That is the sarcastic headline of a photoblog that narrates how the French police dismantled and evicted a large makeshift camp of migrants in Paris starting June 2. The camp occupied an...

After Citizen Uprising in Burkina Faso and Burundi, Are Niger and Togo Next?

20,000 Nigeriens took to the streets in Niamey, Niger on June, 6. There are multiple causes for the protests: endemic poverty, mediocre governance and restricted free speech are among the...

‘In This Class, I Learn to Appreciate People Again': A School's Innovative Approach to Improving the Learning Experience

The innovative Saint-Nazaire High School proposes unusual solutions to counter the surge of violence and high drop-out rate in French high schools.

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