· April, 2011

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Stories about French from April, 2011

Morocco: Tweet Your Way To Change

The Arab spring has brought about enthusiasm for change. As the walls of fear start crumbling, people feel empowered and start taking matters into their own hands. In Morocco, one of the central themes for change is education, and one blogger has been able to launch the debate using Twitter as a medium.

Côte d'Ivoire: The Final Battle of Abidjan

  1 April 2011

For the past few days, things have accelerated in Cote d’Ivoire. International media seems to have regained an interest in the Ivorian crisis. A status quo which would have kept the country in a complicated stalemate was feared for a while. But after the inconclusive negotiations with the African Union, Ouattara’s camp has decided to take action

Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan in the Waning Hours of Gbagbo's Regime

  1 April 2011

The last two days have been rich in twists and turns in Côte d'Ivoire.The Forces Loyal to Ouattara started an offensive towards the South and the West of the country. In less than three days, they succeeded in taking the cities of Douékoué and reached Yamoussoukro on March 30th. Ivorians react to the escape of prisonners, the shutting down of national television RTI and the whereabout of Gbagbo:

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