The Golden State Warriors are taking over from the Milwaukee Bucks (NBA champions in 2021), and the Larry O’Brien trophy is going back in the West. The teammates of Andre Iguodala, who did not play very much in these NBA Finals (one minute in the last game), beat up the Boston Celtics 4-2 in the ultimate series, who will thus not overtake the Los Angeles … Continue reading Golden state made it again !
A fourteenth Champions’ League for Real Madrid. A couple of weeks ago in Paris, the Spanish football club won the prestigious European trophy over Liverpool FC of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané by the shortest score (1-0). While Real is ending up the season beautifully with a title of Spanish champion and this Champions’ League, Liverpool can feel unrewarded after a tremendous season as well: … Continue reading Real European king Liverpool not rewarded.
How many deadly shootings do we need before something is done to preserve the lives of the American people? May was terrible in the US with two shootings that sadly reminded America that the second amendment of the US constitution, enforced in 1791, is destroying lives much more than it is protecting them. On May 14, a White supremacist boy was killing 10 people, mostly … Continue reading United States : bearing arms is maybe a right, mostly a scourge
Poetry is a word that sometimes comes to our ears when we think of old time recollections from high school: in those days, our language teachers used to compel us to read poems from the nineteenth century that we would then analyze and comment on in order to get our dearest diploma. Not always a pleasant moment (a little bit complicated for a seventeen or … Continue reading What if we lived in a world of poetry?
Last week, French presidential elections proclaimed Emmanuel Macron as president of France for the next five years and a second term. Macron got 58,6% of the votes, meaning nearly nineteen million people voting for him. If Marine Le Pen was defeated, she still won 41,4% of the votes, a record for the extreme right party Rassemblement National (once Front National when her father Jean-Marie Le … Continue reading French presidential elections: extreme right in progress
Madagascar is maybe the most famous African island for its impressive biodiversity and new animal species still getting discovered as the seasons go by in the fifth biggest island in the world, and yet the country is not done with giving us novelty and singularity. The Morebelli jewelry house is another Malagasy specificity you need to know! Morebelli was set up ten years ago by … Continue reading Morebelli jewelry house: Malagasy authenticity to make your look even more unique
The worldwide pandemic made it hard for artists to go on tour and see their fans all over the world over the last two years that we have been living (that we have not been living as well), but things are changing little by little and this is for the biggest happiness of music lovers. Even with a mask (FFP2 or chirurgical, up to you), … Continue reading Yodé & Siro in Paris for a little bit of Ivorian zouglou !
The drawing lots for the FIFA World Cup 2022 was expected with a lot of impatience by football fans all around the planet. Achieved in Doha, Qatar, where the tournament will take place in upcoming November/December, it finally gave us a mix between brand new oppositions and confrontations that already happened in the past. For Africa, some teams will have fierce competitors to face up … Continue reading World Cup 2022, we know the groups !
We barely talk about Eritrea, this little country that is located in the Horn of Africa (Eastern Africa) whose independence was proclaimed in 1993 from Ethiopia after the Eritrean War of Independence. Isolated on an international scale because of a repressive and authoritarian regime ruled by president Isaias Afwerki, who has been running the country since the independence in 1993 and does not accept any … Continue reading War in Ukraine: Eritrea makes a difference (but not in the best way)
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.