In Rwanda, a journalist with critical look at Kagame’s government dies in suspicious circumstances.

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.

Ukraine: Omar Sy tells the truth and triggers off controversy

“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

Firearms, just an American issue ?

The recent deadly shootings in American schools can nearly make us think that the circulation of weapons does not concern the entire world. And yet… According to a survey carried out by the Small Arms Survey a couple of years ago, more than one billion firearms would be circulating in the world…And most of them would be possessed by casual civilians (85%). You do not … Continue reading Firearms, just an American issue ?

Human rights in Qatar: what will happen once the Football World Cup is done?

Perhaps you have heard about that dramatic figure released by The Guardian in February 2021: according to the British newspaper, 6 500 people would have died in Qatar since the beginning of the construction works for the 2022 football world cup. If that figure must be taken with a pinch of salt, the fact is that a lot of foreign workers suffered awful working conditions in a country … Continue reading Human rights in Qatar: what will happen once the Football World Cup is done?

Summit between USA and South Africa on the background of war in Ukraine

American president Joe Biden and his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa met last Friday in the White House to discuss international relationships between both countries in a delicate context underlined by the war in Ukraine and its aftermath far beyond the only European continent. While the Western states decided to condemn Russia and its president Vladimir Putin for what they did (and are still doing) … Continue reading Summit between USA and South Africa on the background of war in Ukraine

Going back to work: how to overcome the end of holidays?

Going back to work after the summer holidays is maybe as difficult as waiting for the summertime vacation period while the sun is shining all day long. For those who were lucky enough to leave home and go somewhere else to enjoy time far away from the daily routine, it is not always easy to get back to a professional activity after two or three … Continue reading Going back to work: how to overcome the end of holidays?

Flooding in Dakar, one dead

Mother Nature is particularly hotheaded this summer. While the effects of global warming are becoming more visible and obvious each day that goes by, with drought episodes from France to Somalia, forest fires from California to Brittany and unbearable temperatures in Western Europe, it is not only necessary but really vital to stop the rise of greenhouse gas in our everyday lives: growing more trees, … Continue reading Flooding in Dakar, one dead

Going on holidays, a good way to strengthen relationships

Most people usually take the summertime period to spend some time and travel with their friends or families. Sunny weather, ability to get some holidays more easily since the company where you work is up for it (sometimes your firm will even be closed for a certain period in July or August), and a terrible desire not to stay locked up in a dark tiny … Continue reading Going on holidays, a good way to strengthen relationships