Women in Business : ID+EA, an architectural firm set up by the brilliant Fatiya Diene Mazza

Settled down in Senegal (Dakar), the architectural firm ID+EA set up by the Senegalese entrepreneur Fatiya Diene Mazza already enforced many projects in Senegal: The Institute of Art Activities of Diamniadio (2020), the Prestige Agency NSIA Bank in Dakar (2019), the ACB Building in Dakar (2020) or even the AS Villa in Thiès (2021). The last achievement of ID+EA (innovative design engineered architecture) is the … Continue reading Women in Business : ID+EA, an architectural firm set up by the brilliant Fatiya Diene Mazza

In Senegal, there will be a Prime Minister again

For those who can remember The Lion King and Scar’s obsessional dream to become the king and replace his brother Mufasa, leading to the assertion “there will be a king!” to make it easier for the hyenas to understand, the current news must have a touch of nostalgia. Eventually, Senegal will have a Prime Minister again! The news was made official this week: the national … Continue reading In Senegal, there will be a Prime Minister again

The United States visit Africa to strengthen relationships

Time to gain trust and build up strong relationships. The American Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, is achieving a tour on the African continent this week to discuss important topics and strengthen partnership and cooperation between the US and Africa. The official of the Biden administration already went to Kenya and Nigeria, two English-speaking countries, and will end up his tour with Senegal this weekend … Continue reading The United States visit Africa to strengthen relationships

The transition gets organized in Guinea

A few weeks after the deposing of former Guinean president Alpha Condé, the transition gets organized in Guinea Conakry, not always in the most peaceful atmosphere with an endangered liberty of press symbolized by that surprise visit of media group Djoma Média by the special forces, but with what seems to be a support of the people towards the action of the new rulers. Colonel … Continue reading The transition gets organized in Guinea

Coup in Guinea: a whole in uncertainty

West Africa is suffering bustle and violent political change right now. After Mali earlier this year, this is the turn of Guinea to undergo a coup that puts all the country, one of the less developed in Africa and in the world despite massive resources, in deep uncertainty for the next weeks and months. President Apha Condé was captured by the rebels who set up … Continue reading Coup in Guinea: a whole in uncertainty

Covid-19 update: the third wave hits Africa

Summertime unfolds between ice creams, restaurants along the beach and mojitos, and sometimes makes us forget about what occurs on our planet, but the sanitary situation keeps being worrying in a lot of regions. In the West Indies, some medical help was sent from metropolitan France to try to hold back the spread of the virus in a region where beds are lacking in the … Continue reading Covid-19 update: the third wave hits Africa

Laurent Gbagbo back in Ivory Coast, before going back to politics?

The return home was more than expected by millions of Ivorian people, still fully supportive of Laurent Gbagbo after a few years spent in Europe (the Netherlands, Belgium) to attempt (successfully) to prove his innocence in the aftermath of the crisis 2010-2011. Acquitted by the court of appeal of the International Criminal Court on March 31, the former president of Ivory Coast (2000-2010) was thus … Continue reading Laurent Gbagbo back in Ivory Coast, before going back to politics?

Covid-19: Namibia on the red list

Be careful if you are currently booking your next holidays. Lists are green, orange and red, and depict a reality which could either enable or prevent you from travelling and spending time in some country. The spreading of vaccinated people unfortunately goes along with the multiplication of variants, and the red list of nearly forbidden countries is growing. In France, the red list was already … Continue reading Covid-19: Namibia on the red list

In Africa, Covid-19 gets a grip

In a couple of months, the worldwide pandemic will perhaps be nothing more than a bad souvenir that belongs to the past, thanks to the spreading of the vaccine all over the world and the collective immunity that wants to be reached with more and more people getting vaccinated every day. Well, the crisis is far from being over, even though you can witness some … Continue reading In Africa, Covid-19 gets a grip

Chadian president Idriss Déby finds death on the battlefield

Chadian president Idriss Déby Itno passed away last Tuesday. The one who had been ruling the country for more than thirty years after a coup d’état in 1990 was killed on the battlefield following operations against the rebels, according to the army. Idriss Déby had just been reelected president of Chad in April for a sixth presidential term of office. Professional soldier and supreme chief … Continue reading Chadian president Idriss Déby finds death on the battlefield