First, you should listen to yourself before selecting one, two or even three books for your next travel: we are always tempted to listen to our close circle, our relatives or even acquaintances before doing something like reading a book, and this is not a bad thing. Nonetheless, it is not because someone loved something that you are going to love it too. You are … Continue reading What book should you bring with you for your upcoming summer holidays ?
It is a secret for nobody, except maybe for those who are not parents (yet), but having children is a genuine upheaval in a lifetime. Time suddenly becomes a precious stuff you have to take care of, basically time for yourself. You love your sons and daughters like nothing else in this world, but what a relief to get some time to rest and do … Continue reading When your children re-educate you
Joel Embiid was designated MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the 2022/2023 NBA regular season with the Philadelphia Sixers earlier this month before players like Nikola Jokic and Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Cameroonian center, who had to wait for two years before being able to play in the NBA due to multiple injuries, ended up best scorer of the season with an average of 33,1 points per … Continue reading Joel Embiid MVP but out of the game with Sixers
In Africa, there is only one territory that remains politically uncontrolled and under no clear rule, if you put apart countries torn apart by civil war like Libya. This territory, Western Sahara, may find a solution, or at least a beginning of solution in the next couple of weeks if what happened recently is followed by concrete acts. Two sites of the United Nations mission … Continue reading Western Sahara: the beginning of a long-lasting solution?
Meeting people when abroad on a new country you do not especially know can sometimes look like a quite complicated mission. Expatriation can bring you much, but it is always better to share it with a few mates! Expatriation in Africa or somewhere else in the world, a trend that has been made easier nowadays Would you like to spend some time working abroad in … Continue reading Developing one’s network when abroad
It is a really good news that America and France got one week ago: French journalist Olivier Dubois and American aid worker Jeffery Woodke, kidnapped in Africa a couple of years ago, were set free and got back home! Olivier Dubois, a French journalist working for magazines and newspapers like Libération, Jeune Afrique and Le Point, was kidnapped in Mali on April 8, 2021 in … Continue reading Two hostages set free in Niger after years (and years) of detention
After French President Emmanuel Macron, who went to Central Africa in early March with the desire to set up a “new page” on the relationships between France and African countries, it is America’s turn to book a trip for the continent. While Macron, who is now struggling hard in France to try to find a way to pass his retirement law, went to Angola, Gabon, … Continue reading US Vice President Kamala Harris in Africa for one week
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