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Stephanie Phaneuf

I am an independent translator working from French to English and I live in Grenoble, France with my family. I am originally from Rhode Island, USA.

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Latest posts by Stephanie Phaneuf

In Guinea, COVID-19 roadblocks result in bloody protests

On May 12, Guinea was rocked by bloody violence between security forces and citizens exasperated by power cuts and COVID-19 prevention roadblocks.

Amid COVID-19 pandemic in Niger, government violates whistleblowers’ freedom of speech

Today in Niger, freedom of demonstration, assembly and speech are endangered, flouted by the unelected administrative authorities of various municipalities in the country.

Activist Naïm Touré sentenced to prison over Facebook post in Burkina Faso

"Freedom of expression is a constitutional right in our country; free NAÏM TOURÉ"

Uncertainty Surrounds the Upcoming Election in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The coming months will be critical for the elections. Will President Kabila respect the existing electoral calendar?

Teodorín N. O. Mangue, Son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, Faces Justice in Paris

The defendant did not deign to travel to Paris and was represented by three lawyers there. Their strategy consisted in arguing that he benefits from diplomatic immunity.

The 1944 Thiaroye Massacre in Senegal, a Shameful Episode of the French Colonial Period in Africa

"In 1944, African soldiers, liberators of France, were massacred by... France itself. These African servicemen had committed only one crime: that of being African."

That Fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana Issued Real Visas for a Decade

For ten years, a U.S. embassy operated quietly in Accra, the capital of the West African country of Ghana. But the embassy wasn't an embassy at all.

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