Latest stories about France
13 September 2013
The number of trips abroad for the Chinese has gone from 10 million in 2000 to 83 million in 2012. A look at this booming market from France.
10 August 2013
Commentary from around the French-speaking Web on serendipity and cosmopolitanism, two key concepts found in the book 'Rewire' by Global Voices co-founder Ethan Zuckerman.
6 August 2013
When a man sets himself on fire in protest, no one accuses him of harming the movement he self-immolated for. Why does FEMEN face those accusations?
1 August 2013
Bousso Dramé describes the ill treatment she received when obtaining a French visa in a widely circulated open letter.
An appeals court in Turin, Italy has affirmed Swiss billionaire Stephan Schmidheiny, former owner of cement manufacturer Swiss Eternit Group, is responsible for nearly 3,000 asbestos-related deaths.
25 July 2013
"Some people, known for their political activism, knowingly share false information." In this post we look at fact-checking projects in Francophone online media.
17 July 2013
The verdict in the Trayvon Martin case coincided with what would have been Césaire's 100th birthday. Our new author Amadou Lamine Badji from Senegal, examines the correlation.
11 July 2013
The recent protests in Turkey seem to have generated questions about identity in France, with the French asking themselves variations of, "Do we share the same values?"
9 July 2013
Four years since a military takeover plunged the country into political crisis, Madagascar has pushed presidential elections back again and again. What's the hold up, and who's benefiting from the...
19 June 2013
At the time of writing, June 2013, France is still fighting Islamists in Mali. Paris-based Anne Morin and Awa Traoré, her friend in Bamako decided to share a video journal...