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· August, 2011

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 August, 2011

9 August 2011

Togo: Journalists Rally to Protect Free Press

On August 6, journalists in Togo rallied in the streets of Lomé to protest against threats to their colleagues. The protest was launched by the association 'SOS Journalists in Danger',...

Togo: 8-Digit Telephone Numbers

8 August 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan in Mourning After Tragic Bus Accident

Friday, August 5, was a tragic day for the West African country of Côte d'Ivoire. A bus transporting passengers in the capital city Abidjan, plunged off a bridge into the...

Cameroon: Alcohol consumption, a cultural phenomenon

5 August 2011

Sierra Leone : Agrofuels versus Food Security

Côte d'Ivoire: The Surprise Ousting of Pascal Brou Aka from Television Channel RTI

The CEO or RTI ( Ivorian Radio and Television), Pascal Brou Aka, has been ousted from his post by the President of the Republic Alassane Dramane Ouattare. This decision was...

3 August 2011

Morocco: Activist Website Sustains DDoS Attack

The Moroccan militant website Mamfakinch! came under a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack last Sunday which blocked access to its main platform for several hours. The website is now back online....

1 August 2011

France: The Forgotten Tunisian Refugees of #Botzaris36

After several months of wandering, 30 Tunisian migrants are currently sleeping rough in a park in Paris. #Botzaris36 is the hashtag launched on Twitter to help them out both financially...

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