Is there a political curse in Ivory Coast at the post of Prime Minister? Without being superstitious, the question deserves to be raised. On march 10th 2021, Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko tragically passed away in Germany as a result of cancer. He had been replacing Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the former Prime Minister who suddenly died in exercising his duties as well, in July 2020. Ivory … Continue reading Sudden death of Ivorian Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko
Sandrine Adesanya kept her promise: ten years ago, the entrepreneur was yearning to create a clothing brand that would combine tradition with modernity, especially Senegalese tradition by means of kaftan, a mainstream item of clothing which has been worn in Senegal for ages. The complexity was to bring a little bit of modernity to a garment that has always been appreciated for its traditional aspect. … Continue reading Focus on Influence: oriental kaftans brightened up with a Senegalese touch
In recent news, Mali has often been depicted negatively due to terrorist attacks and killing of foreign military forces on its lands to protect the people. This Sahel country remains a country worth being visited (in quiet times) with a bunch of singularities making it quite unique. Did you hear about the Antogo fish party? Once a year, the flood The Antogo lake is located … Continue reading Exploring Africa: tremendous fish party at Antogo lake
What’s the best thing your mother or grandmother could possibly give you? How about loads of talent and something firm to put your hands on? Based in Sénégal, IMADI is born using traditional materials and a love for handmade bags, baskets and rugs trimmed with leather. Emergent from a weaving tradition passed down from grandmother to mother to daughter. The distinct pieces come in a … Continue reading Generational Talent Gives Birth to IMADI.