Jennifer Brea · November, 2008

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France Antilles news website launched

  25 November 2008

le blog de [moi] writes about the launch of a new, daily news website for the French Antilles[fr],  featuring the latest from Guadeloupe, Martinique and Guyane: “What joy!  Yes, pure and simple joy, because it was really ridiculous not to use [the internet] at a time when everything is going...

Burkina Faso: Fertility and Underdevelopment

  25 November 2008

According to new official statistics, Burkina Faso's population is growing [Fr] at an annual rate of 3.1%.  Quophybloguer writes [Fr]: “Will the government have the courage to officially limit births in this country, where wrongly or rightly it is believed that children are also a ‘wealth'?”   

DRC: Didace Namujimbo Radio Okapi Journalist Murdered

  25 November 2008

Cedric Kalonji writes about the tragic shooting death of Didace Namujimbo [Fr], the second Radio Okapi journalist to be murdered in Bukavu: “After learning this news, I was torn between pain, sadness and anger.  I asked myself how a democracy can last in a country so visibly allergic to independent, professional journalists....

Obamamaniacs in Cote d'Ivoire Anxiously Await Election Results

  4 November 2008

Read Le Blog de Yoro [Fr], and you'll get the sense that the American presidential election has completely taken over Abidjan, the capital city of Cote d'Ivoire. Not to mention Yoro's blog, which in recent days has sported a new title (Elections Americaines 2008, Vues d'Abidjan), a new banner (Obama,...

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