Stories about French from October, 2015
French Citizens Are Raising Their Voices for More Respect, Less Hate in Politics
"There is no longer anything to expect from those who govern us." Citizen movements want to take the lead in changing politics in France.
Female Entrepreneurs Give a Major Boost to the Development of Francophone Africa
Increasingly, civil society—and especially women—are keen to partake in the boom by starting businesses and joining Africa's new entrepreneurial mobilisation.
Democratic Republic of Congo Bans Film on Renowned Doctor Who Treats Rape Survivors
The film "The Man Who Mends Women: The Wrath of Hippocrates” documents the work of Dr. Denis Mukwege, who specializes in the treatment of women who have been gang-raped.
Is Beirut the Codeswitching Capital of the World?
In Beirut, most people don't just speak one language, but a mix of three: English, French and Arabic. It's what many in Beirut call Lebanon's mother tongue.
Guineans Want Their Presidential Candidates to Run on Policy, Not Ethnicity
But not all the candidates are being transparent about their policies. GuinéeVote, a new platform that allows users to compare the presidential hopefuls' plans, only has three candidates' programs incorporated.