The invasion of Ukraine by Russians compelled many people from different nationalities to find a way to escape the country to preserve their lives and the ones of their families. Since the beginning of the conflict that damages the whole country and big cities like Kyiv and Kharkov, surrounded by the military forces of Russian president Vladimir Putin who waged wage to Ukraine after having … Continue reading In Ukraine, the difficult flight for Africans.
Former president of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré is still kept captive in Ouagadougou no matter the numerous calls from the international community to set him free, and meanwhile, the transition gets organized in a country he used to lead, one month after the coup that overthrew him in favor of lieutenant colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba. The military junta made different official announcements lately … Continue reading In Burkina Faso too,transition gets organized.
Football is often fearing neither god nor man, and cheating from players has always been part of this sport to try to influence the final result of a game. The video assistance is one (unperfect) response to that trickery, but the VAR was not present last Thursday in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, for the game of Europa League Conference between Olympique de Marseille … Continue reading Fair Play is not dead
The Malian people is getting ready to live some difficult moments in the next couple of days, months, and maybe years. This week, the junta that took power one year ago and compelled former president Ibrahim Boubacar Këita to resign in August 2020 decided that they would finally not leave the country until five years. As they said after the coup in summer 2020 still, … Continue reading In Mali, the junta does not want to leave
Senegal made it! The Lions of coach Aliou Cissé won their first Africa Cup of Nations in history last night over Egypt (0-0, 4-2 at penalty kicks) and are thus putting an end to an oddness that is no longer existing today. Since 1957 and the creation of the competition, Senegal had never won a single continental trophy. This belongs to the past now. Facing … Continue reading Senegal at last !
The NBA trade deadline on February 10 came out onto a huge (but expected though) move that sent James Harden from the Brooklyn Nets to the Philadelphia Sixers of Cameroonian center Joel Embiid. Barely one year after having settled down in the Big Apple, the Beard is already leaving a franchise that hardly ever managed to make their Big Three play together: Kyrie Irving, James … Continue reading Joel Embiid & James Harden, a successful Process?
If you travel to Lomé, the capital city of Togo in West Africa, you may have the chance to discover a particular market in the suburban area of Akodessewa: in this country where a lot of people believe in the voodoo religion, an animist cult which urges people to invoke geniuses and supranatural forces hidden in objects and natural elements such as stones or trees, … Continue reading Exploring Africa: going shopping at Akodessewa voodoo market
Art, design and culture: these are the three words used by Almasika to depict themselves. The jewelry brand, founded by young businesswoman Catherine Sarr in London, is designing sculptural jewelry based on traditions and culture. Glancing at Almasika’s website will give you an idea of what the company is proposing, because jewelry is a broad concept: you will have the possibility to choose among necklaces, rings, bracelets … Continue reading Almasika, when the world belongs to you
Before the votes of the NBA fans get closed on January 22, the NBA All-Star game of the year 2022 is already leading to surprising choices that will be either confirmed or turned down by players, the media and the coaches in less than two weeks. Taking place in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 20, the 2022 ASG is showing us that some players, no matter … Continue reading ASG 2022: inventory of fixtures before the closing of the votes in less than two weeks
If you take a look at Alun Be’s photography sessions and pictures, you will not see sunny shores, magnificent beaches at sunset or mountainous landscapes. You will mostly catch feelings and emotions through the portrait of a person he chose to show his or her hidden faces. Alun Be is not a photographer whose goal would be to merely take beautiful and unique pictures of … Continue reading Alun Be portrays Africa