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
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 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
This is it: the FIFA World Cup is beginning next week with the host country, Qatar, challenging Ecuador in the A group on Sunday 20. The football tournament, which is maybe the most subject to controversy over the last few years because of Qatar’s issues regarding human rights and global warming, will be the opportunity to see Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo one last time … Continue reading Sadio Mané, injured, goes to Qatar with the Lions
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 ?
Maybe you attended a music show or a concert starring Akon in the last few years, and enjoyed tremendous hits like “Lonely”, “Locked up” or “Ghetto”. The American singer, Senegalese roots, is one of these voices you can recognize very easily amid others: his first solo album, “Trouble”, was released in 2004 and launched his hip-hop career to bring him success far beyond America. “Konvicted” … Continue reading Akon admits his brother played his part for some shows
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?