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Julie Owono · May, 2011

Cameroonian citizen living in Paris.
Holds a Postgraduate degree in International Law at the Sorbonne Law School, preparing the Bar exam. Aspiring lawyer, currently consultant in International Relations, interested in issues related to development and Governance in Africa, ICT4D.
Grew up in Moscow and worked at the International Organisation for Migration in Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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Latest posts by Julie Owono from May, 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: Is Charles Blé Goudé alive ?

After weeks of uncertainty about his whereabouts, an alleged audio recording of Charles Blé Goudé [fr], the former Ivorian Minister of Youth under ousted president Laurent Gbagbo, has appeared in...

Africa, France: Who is Nafissatou Diallo? Victim or Conspirator?

In the debate over the alleged sexual assault by French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a Guinean hotel chambermaid in New York, attentions from France to Africa have now shifted to...

Cameroon: Google Android Developer Challenge in Douala

Bill Zimmerman shared photos on Twitter from the Google Android Developer Challenge which took place in Douala, Cameroon on May 14, 2011. A post is also available on his blog,...

France: Anti-Racism Group Expelled from Slavery Commemoration Event

During a National Slavery Day ceremony in Paris attended by French president Nicolas Sarkozy on May 10, eight members of anti-racism group Alliance Noire Citoyenne [Black Citizens Alliance] were expelled...

Gabon: Parliamentary Immunity Removal Could Spark Protests

Gabon's political crisis has deepened recently, with the removal of opposition politician Andre Mba Obame's parliamentary immunity by a National Assembly vote. There are fears the move could tip the...

Côte d'Ivoire: Pro-Gbagbo Militiamen Chanting ‘ADO’

Youtube User Vespuca17 posted on May 1, 2011, a video [fr] of pro-Gbagbo militiamen chanting the name of the new President of Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Dramane Ouattara, ‘ADO’. To some this...

Côte d'Ivoire: New Videos Detail Capture of Former President

After the arrest in the city of Abidjan on April 11, 2011, of Laurent Gbagbo, former president of Cote d'Ivoire, and his wife Simone, some confusion remains regarding the process...

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