Lova Rakotomalala

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May 19, 2017

Remembering Anna: An unrelenting activist for African justice and a huge loss for the Global Voices community

Anna Guèye: Gone too soon. It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Anna Guèye, author and translator for Global Voices en français and a forceful...

March 24, 2017

NATO's Legitimacy Undermined

* This post was originally written on GV en français and translated by Graham Perra. Donald Trump and Angela Merkel may have reiterated their support for NATO, the military alliance...

March 14, 2017

How expats living in France see the country with the presidential elections fast approaching

Avant les élections présidentielles, vis ma vie d'expat.

February 21, 2016

Nour's Quest for Freedom from Raqqa to Berlin

Nour was still living in Raqqa just over a year ago. After passing through Turkey, she has today managed to reach Berlin. Here is her story.

December 10, 2015

Reader's Testimony: Why I support Global Voices

A few days ago, a cousin I have not talked to in a while told me she wanted to donate to Global Voices. She is 26 and is doing an...

November 30, 2015

A Conversation on Editing

We have to strike a balance between many considerations -- our wonderful Global Voices community, our readers from around the world, and our mission of building bridges.

February 2, 2015

Joey Ayoub: ‘Providing the Context Is Key in Trying to Convey Empathy’ With Gaza

Global Voices contributor Joey Ayoub is sitting at a Cebu café, browsing wantonly through the morning news on his smartphone. I ask him if it would be a good time to...

January 23, 2015

The Story and the Storyteller: Minutes from the workshop

In this workshop led by Lauren, the participants’ objective is to get the most out of interviews they conduct for a story. When you are the ‘storyteller’, your goal is...