Stories about French from November, 2016
Experts Cast Doubt on Tunisia’s Biometric Identification Bill
Digital rights advocates and Tunisia's Data Protection Authority are voicing concern about the bill. At present, Tunisia does not require government authorities to obtain court approval before accessing citizen data.
Facebook’s Controversial ‘Free Basics’ Project Spreads to 47 Countries
Free Basics is a collaboration between Facebook and mobile providers that allows access for free but limited access to internet.
How to Use the Internet to Protect and Pass on Traditions to Malian Youth
"Our mission is use information technology to preserve and promote Mali’s rich linguistic, material, and immaterial heritage."
La Francophonie Summit Comes to Madagascar, Where Demonstrators Are Waiting
Madagascar, where the majority of people still live in poverty, has spent vast sums of money to organise a major summit. How much money exactly, nobody knows.
South Africa's Youngest Novelist, 7-year-old Michelle Nkamankeng, Wants to Inspire Others
Michelle Nkamankeng, 7, has taken the internet and the literary world by storm with her first book in a series of four, "Waiting for the Waves".
Cameroonian Government Launches Campaign Against Social Media, Calls It “A New Form of Terrorism”
The government of Cameroon considers social media “a new form of terrorism.”
A French Videographer is Detained, Highlighting France's Odd Use of ‘State of Emergency’
Gaspard Glantz, Taranis News site creator and video reporter focusing on protest movements in France is facing legal challenges that constraint his work.
‘In Our World, You're Either Born With the Right Passport or Not’
Amélie Jacques, a French blogger, reacts to the current situation with refugees in Calais, France.