Pascal Simbikangwa, Prime Accused in the Rwandan Genocide, Goes on Trial in France NEW
Pascal Simbikangwa, charged with complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, is finally being brought to trial in a French court, 20years after the massacre of about 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus.
Funding Challenges for Scientific Research in France, African Countries NEW
Funding for research is wanting worldwide.What is the impact of the stagnation on the economy and where are the solutions...
A Day to Strengthen Portugal's Open Data Community NEW
International Open Data Day was celebrated in Porto with inspiring talks, hands-on activities and a face-to-face hangout between open data enthusiasts from different cities.
First Open Heart Surgery in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo NEW
The health international network La Chaîne de l’Espoir (The Link of Hope) reports that 7 Congolese children in critical conditions benefited from open heart surgeries [fr] on February 14 in Brazzaville, Congo. With the help of the Congo A...
Parlez-vous français? Learning French According to Global Voices Translators NEW
Struggling with learning French? Don't despair! You are not alone, say Global Voices French translators.
Recap of the Blog Carnival ‘Do You Love the Internet?’ NEW
In this article recapping the participation in our recent Blog Carnival, with the theme "I Love the Internet," check out how bloggers are inspired by the Internet.
Spain's Love-Hate Relationship With The New York Times NEW
A New York Times story about Spain has once again made headlines in Spain. Why does the country care so much about the American paper's coverage?
SmartNomination, a Counter to the Binge Drinking Game Neknomination NEW
The online drinking game Neknomination that promotes binge drinking for teenagers has outraged many people around the world. Neknomination asks participants to film themselves drinking an alcoholic beverage in one gulp, upload the footage to the web...
Gold Medal Winner's Touching Gesture with Peruvian Skier at Sochi 2014 NEW
Swiss skier Darío Cologna was awarded the gold medal on the 15-kilometer freestyle cross country ski race in the 2014 Winter Olympics held in Sochi, Russia. But in Peru he made the news due to a moving and exemplary scene: he waited for more t...
Protests Against Death of Immigrants in Ceuta, Spain: “No One Is Illegal” NEW
The Civil Guard has been condemned by immigrants and civil society organisations alike that argue that the security forces failed to assist the immigrants at sea or alert the coastguard so they could be rescued.
“Another Face of Africa”: Call for Photos, Stories NEW
A group of young volunteers from southern Germany, many of whom have lived in Africa, are calling for photos, essays, videos, blog posts or poems by locals of five major African cities: Lagos, Addis Ababa, Gaborone, Kigali and Kinshasa. With a forthc...
GV Face: This Valentine's Day, Love and Courtship Across Borders NEW
Happy Valentine's Day! This February 14 we bring you GV's very own love story told by the beatiful couple Sylwia Presley and Dan Braghis.
Opponents of France's School Gender Equality Initiative Wage Misinformation War NEW
"This is a nightmare for those who remain faithful to an ethic of rationality, be it religious or political."...
VIDEOS: Argentina's Melting Pot of Culinary Traditions NEW
A large diversity of migrants in Argentina allows us to enjoy a wide array of international dishes often shared in feasts for the various immigrant communities throughout the country.
Remembering Dr Alison Jolly, Lemurs of Madagascar Expert NEW
After leading a distinguished career as a primatologist at the Berenty Reserve of Madagascar, Dr. Alison Jolly has died at home in Lewes, East Sussex, aged 76. Dr. Jolly, a PhD researcher from Yale, made her name as the first scie...
In the Information Age, the End of Status Quo for Morrocan Media NEW
Hicham Lasri is a film maker from Casablanca, Morocco. In his second movie called “C'est eux les chiens” (They are the dogs”), Lasri talks about the evolution of media in Morocco [fr] with the expansion of information technology: Mo...
Five of the Most Celebrated French-Language African Films NEW
Five of the most celebrated French-language African films (award-winning or not) that have left their mark on an entire generation of movie-watchers.