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Edward Shelley

Hello!
I'm Edward, I'm a volunteer translator with 9 months experience. I'm from the UK. I studied History and French at uni and have lived and studied in France. I have worked in a variety of different education settings, from schools to museums. I also speak Italian.
I'm very happy to be part of the Global Voices Lingua team, and can't wait to get started!
Edward :)

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Latest posts by Edward Shelley

12 October 2019

Algerian government cracks down as demonstrators protest presidential elections

The Algerian government has tried to stop peaceful marches, but failed. Protesters stop at nothing to reach their stated goal of ending the post-independence political system.

6 August 2019

Algeria: A victory on the pitch and in the streets

Algeria's footballers win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, and inspire protesters calling for political change at home.

8 March 2019

One year without internet in Chad: Citizens have been offline since March 2018

Advox

It appears that the government is attempting to muzzle citizens' freedom of expression and to prevent the free circulation of information.

6 August 2017

Guinean Filmmaker Paul Théa Speaks About His ‘Slave Route’ Project

"We are the first to propose a museum about slavery in Guinea, and to include the story of the slaves in South Carolina," says the filmmaker.

21 July 2017

Luxury Lifestyle of the Congolese President's Entourage Attracts Attention of French Investigators

"Between 2008 and 2011, several tens of millions of euros from the Congolese public purse are thought to have passed through offshore companies."

6 March 2017

France Sees Sharp Rise in Blocked and De-Listed Websites

Advox

Authorities have blocked or de-listed more than 2,700 websites in the fight against child pornography and terrorism, but with little oversight.

23 November 2016

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.

9 November 2015

Sassou-Nguesso on the Path of Other African Presidents-for-Life After Congolese Referendum

Young citizens of Congo (Brazaville) protests the President Sassou-Nguesso's attempt to run for an additional term.

20 October 2015

‘The World Needs Tunisia’

The Bridge

Journalist Guy Sitbon reacts to the Quartet of Tunisian National Dialogue's Nobel Peace Prize win. "Here is what Oslo has revealed to me: the world needs Tunisia too."