Presidential elections are currently taking place in Nigeria, and whatever happens, the most peopled country in Africa (213 million inhabitants) will have a brand new president in the next few days: as a matter of fact, outgoing president Muhammadu Buhari, 80 years old, cannot get a third presidential term of office since the constitution is allowing two mandates only. As a consequence, the new Nigerian … Continue reading Presidential elections in Nigeria: results expected next week
John Williams Ntwali, a famous Rwandan journalist who was not afraid of criticizing Paul Kagame’s government (and who may have paid the highest price for that), was killed in a motorbike accident on January 18 next to Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. At the time, an investigation had been requested by Reporters Without Borders and a bunch of other human rights organizations. All these … Continue reading Rwanda: the investigation for Ntwali’s death denounced by Reporters Without Borders
If you are looking for a movie to watch and if you are keen on Ancient Egypt at the same time, you should take the time (two hours) to watch Death on the Nile. You may be in a cold sweat too, because we are talking about a film adaptation from a novel by British writer Agatha Christie… Death on the Nile is a mystery film directed … Continue reading Death on the Nile
If Rwanda is developing fast and experimenting a more than interesting economic growth, it is still an issue to tell what you really think in this country, particularly if you do not have a good feeling about the government of Paul Kagame. President since 2000, Kagame is praised for its economic policy and criticized for his repression of the freedom of expression at the same … Continue reading In Rwanda, a journalist with critical look at Kagame’s government dies in suspicious circumstances.
“I am surprised to see that people are so hardly hit. Does it mean that when it comes to Africa, you are less hit? We remember that men can invade countries, kill civilians and children, but we have the feeling that we have to wait for the Ukrainian war to notice it”. These words from French actor Omar Sy, Senegalese roots, logically triggered off a … Continue reading Ukraine: Omar Sy tells the truth and triggers off controversy
Nowadays, we keep our whole lives in our smartphones, and losing them or getting robbed would not be far from a complete nightmare for a lot of us. Quite paradoxical when we notice that we do not always do everything to protect our data and our devices! How many people are keeping their smartphones in the back pocket of their jeans? Very easy for a … Continue reading Watch your smartphone
The FIFA World Cup is coming to an end this weekend with two last games: the final between France and Argentina, and the game for the symbolical third rank and a seat on the podium for either Morocco or Croatia. Two days before the closing ceremony and everybody leaving to spend some Christmas time, what kind of assessment is it possible to draw for the … Continue reading Football World Cup: what assessment for Africa?
The Christmas holidays are each day closer and with them the opportunity to spend some good time home with your relatives. Eating, drinking and getting some presents under the Christmas tree, but in order to get all of that, you have to pass a step that can sometimes turn out to be complicated: organizing your trip and buying your flight tickets! In a holiday period … Continue reading Going back home for the holidays? Get some travel tips!
Morocco’s football world cup in Qatar is already a genuine success, even though the Lions of Atlas will not stop on such a good way : the team coached by Walid Regragui kicked out Spain in round of sixteen of the tournament (0-0, 3-0 on penalty kicks) and is going to meet Portugal next Saturday in quarter finals, which looks like a real achievement for all … Continue reading World Cup 2022 : Morocco in quarter finals !
The recent defeat against the San Antonio Spurs in Texas (93-111), without Giannis Antetokounmpo, is not going to mitigate the great beginning of season of Milwaukee, who lost two games for ten wins. The 2022/2023 NBA season started barely one month ago but the Bucks of Mike Budenholzer are already imposing a very fast pace. The teammates of Giannis, MVP of the 2021 NBA Finals, … Continue reading NBA Bucks start well