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Claire Ulrich

Writer, translation editor of Global Voices en français, in Paris. In love with Global Voices since 2007.

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Mali: The River Niger in Pictures

Boukary Konaté, a member of the Global Voices community in Mali, recently toured rural schools on a traditional Malian boat as part of a digital literacy project. This boat trip...

Madagascar : Why Malagasies Cannot Use Paypal

The Malagasy blogger Sam bemoans on Reflexium the absence of an electronic payment system in Madagascar  [fr]: ” It is ludicrous that Malagasy people can open accounts on Paypal but cannot withdraw money...

France, Equitorial Guinea: The Search for “Ill-Gotten Gains” of an African Head of State

The blogger Menilmuche reports [fr] that a massive search began on February 14th at the home of Teoforo Obiang, the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, in his Parisian...

France, Turkey: Retaliations Expected for Controversial Law on Armenian Genocide

The Huffington post, in the launch issue of its Francophone version, publishes a column [fr] listing “Five retaliations Turkey could take on France” as the French Senate is preparing to vote the...

Global Voices in French: Translators’ Choice 2011

In 2011, volunteer translators at Global Voices in French translated hundreds of articles and updates on world events and we'd like to say "'Merci!". We've asked them which translation struck...

France, Syria: Syrian Cartoonist Ali Ferzat Receives Reporters Without Borders Award

Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat has been awarded the Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom award for 2011.  François Forcadell on  Iconovox [fr] gives the link to a video interview [fr] of...

France: A Magazine For Women Living with Breast Cancer

Rose (Pink) is a new bi-yearly French magazine for women living with breast cancer or who had survived one. The publication is resolutely upbeat and “glossy”, it covers health issues...

Catalonia: From Arab Spring To Islamic Autumn

Pepe Nieto from SODEPAU, a Catalan international aid organization, published a post entitled: “From the Arab Spring to the Islamic Autumn” [cat]. Nieco forecasts that political Islam will be the great...

Algeria: Algerian Journalists Reactions to the Tunisian Elections

Algerian blog Algérie-Politique published  a round-up of Algerian journalists’ comments [fr and ar] on the October 23 Tunisian constituent election. Many  were very impressed and inspired by this “example of...

Mauritius: Tikoulou, Children’s Literature Success Story

Christophe Cassiau-Haurie writes about  the sucess story of Tikoulou, a collection of books for children published in Mauritius, which has captivated  4 to 9-year old  Mauritian children since 1998.  Tikoulou...

Libya: A Convenient Execution

Alain Gresh outlines in his post on Libya, “An Ambiguous Liberation” [fr], that Gaddafi's execution “puts an end to the possibility of a trial that would have shone light on...

France: Tunisian Diaspora Open “The Blue Finger Club”

The three-day anticipated vote for Tunisian living abroad is now over and has established a new "blue fingers club" on social media networks. Tunisian voters in France flaunt their ink-stained...

Tunisia: A Crowdmap to Monitor the Elections

The Independent Tunisian electoral commission has set up a crowdmap to monitor the voting process in Tunisia, in French and Arabic. Citizens are encouraged to report irregularities they may witness...

France: Blue Fingers and Tears of Joy as Tunisian Diaspora Vote

Tunisians living in France went to the polls today, ahead of the October 23 election in their country. Voters are voting freely and democratically for the first time in 50...

France: Tunisian Diaspora Set to Vote

Tunisian residents in France will vote ahead of their compatriots, from Thursday, October 20, until Saturday, October 22, whereas polls in Tunisia open on Sunday 23 October. There are an estimated...

France: Violence Erupts in French Overseas Departement Mayotte

Violence has erupted during demonstrations against the rising cost of living in Mamoudzou, the capital city of the French overseas departement Mayotte, where one man has died and another is...

France: Global Voices in French Recommended in Volunteers’ Guide

Global Voices en français [fr] is happy to see the work of its volunteer translators highlighted and recommended in a recently published book in France, Impliquez-vous ! (Get Involved!) [fr]....

Worldwide: Dialogue and Peace Through Sport

Joël Bouzou, a bronze medalist during the 1984 Olympic Games and World Champion of modern penthathlon in 1987, is the founder and president of Peace and Sport, an NGO created...

Italy: Wikipedia Italia on strike

The homepage of Wikipedia Italia is on strike from the evening of October 4th. Its content is blocked in protest against an Italian bill on telephone interceptions that will mean that...

New Caledonia: From Paris to Nouméa in a Microlight Plane

Two French microlight planes enthusiasts, aboard the microlight Spirit of Noumea, are planning to re-live French aviators Paul Klein and Henri Martinet's groundbreaking 1939 plane journey from Nouméa, New Caledonia, to...

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