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Stories about French
30 August 2015
A rabbit hole worth heading down? Ibrahim Maalouf has reworked the Lewis Carroll classic, setting it in modern France with a Malian beat.
12 August 2015
An extraordinary event for Africa, Hissène Habré's trial demonstrates what's maybe the beginning of a new era for the continent, where young politicians are changing the way the law works.
7 August 2015
The 2015 Indian Ocean Island Games in Réunion have been plagued by incidents which escalated into a diplomatic row between Madagascar and France.
28 July 2015
The City of Lights can be both appealing and anxiety-inducing. Here are how some visitors, notably the Japanese, have experienced the city and the feedback from Parisians.
23 July 2015
Boko Haram has revved up its attacks against many African nations in the past several weeks. Here is a recap of the conflict in the region so far this year.
17 July 2015
"Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" means "Lord Bless Africa" but its message resonates at a deeper level for many Africans and non-Africans alike.
14 July 2015
Two students, Moctar Dembele and Gerard Niyondiko, might have just made a major contribution to reducing the morbidity of one of the deadliest diseases in Africa.
1 July 2015
Maurtius' parliament confirmed Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a world-renowned biodiversity scientist, as the country's first female president.
28 June 2015
In the aftermath of a beach resort attack that left 39 people dead, Tunisians are criticizing their government's security failures.
24 June 2015
Compared to other countries in West Africa, Mali has low Internet speeds and high prices. A Malian civic group has launched a campaign to change this.
13 June 2015
Regional instability is a weight around strategically-located Djibouti's neck. But it is also a key source of income for the impoverished country.
12 June 2015
6 June 2015
‘In This Class, I Learn to Appreciate People Again': A School's Innovative Approach to Improving the Learning Experience
The innovative Saint-Nazaire High School proposes unusual solutions to counter the surge of violence and high drop-out rate in French high schools.
28 May 2015
"If Africa's youth comes to believe that its future lies elsewhere, it will be impossible to solve the issue of migration," says Souleymane Bachir Diagne.
13 May 2015
''Eldjazairia weekend'' an Algerian satirical TV show, co-hosted by GV contributor Abdou Semmar, was suspended from air on April 24, due to political pressure.
10 May 2015
An ancient strategy game enjoyed from the villages of the Sahel to the Mozambique Channel's fishing communities shows how intermingled Africa's cultures are.
5 May 2015
Anaïs Renevier is leaving Lebanon after a few years reporting there. Her blog post about the dismal conditions foreign correspondents must endure in today's media landscape has resonated with many.
27 April 2015
Global Voices marks the one-year anniversary of the arrest of Ethiopia's Zone9 bloggers with this crowd-sourced this video of support. Say it with us: #FreeZone9Bloggers!
The number of migrants killed while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe have increased dramatically. Still the European Union's priorities don't seem to be about saving lives.
22 April 2015
In Africa, opinions are divided on the Mauritanian film "Timbuktu." Some love it, others think external factors are the reason for its success.