Stories about French from June, 2007
Congo-Brazzaville: Misgivings about upcoming legislative elections
Demain Le Congo-Brazzaville has major misgivings about the upcoming legislative election, scheduled for June 24th. For months Demain has been calling on President Denis Sassou Nguesso, without success, to establish an independent electoral commission to prevent the irregularities that have plagued past contests.
Central African Republic: MSF volunteer shot dead by rebels
The United Nations has suspended aid [Fr] to northwestern Cameroon Central African Republic following the shooting death [Fr] of a 27 year-old Doctors Without Borders volunteer, Alliance Pour La Democratie et Le Progres reports.
Senegal: In Memory of Ousmane Sembene
Togolese writer Kangi Alem has a short tribute [Fr] to famed Senegalese filmmaker and novelist Ousmane Sembene who passed away this weekend in Dakar. “I used to read the greats of African literature in my literature textbook in the 1980s, and I imagined all these authors were dead. What it...