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Jean-Claude Guyot, un ami du Burundi et de ses journalistes, est mort.

Les professeurs universitaires belges ne sont pas, en règle générale, connus pour leur accessibilité, leur ouverture, leur altruisme, encore moins pour leur fou rire. Mais Jean-Claude Guyot l’était. En Belgique, le rapport que les étudiants entretiennent avec leurs professeurs est beaucoup … Continue reading

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The 10-day good news challenge

It doesn’t take a depressive episode these days to realize that the world is screwed up. If I was writing this post in French I would use the words bâclé, foiré, mêlé, magané, fucké, bousillé, à l’envers. Economic inequality at its highest … Continue reading

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The road is life…

Haiti was on my travel bucket list for years. So were Morocco and Ethiopia. And if you had told me last October that by the end of 2013 I would have been to all of those places…I wouldn’t have believed … Continue reading

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Place à la musique (encore)

Working on a piece on child soldiers for Le Monde Bouge; also helping Boris with a piece on Congolese rumba music. Always nice to balance out those hard stories with something a bit more lighthearted and danceable. I discovered these … Continue reading

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#EverydaySexism à la sauce burundaise

“I feel like meat here.” – Canadian female friend, anti-sexual assault campaigner, intern at local NGO I love this country, but a paradise for working women, it isn’t. Those who know me, know that gender discrimination is something I easily … Continue reading

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