Mali, Burkina Faso: African impasses

Editorial of the “World”. For the third time in a few months, an elected West African president has been overthrown by a military coup. After his counterparts in Guinea and Mali, the turn came, Monday, January 24 in Ouagadougou, of Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. The president of Burkina Faso was brought to power in 2015 … Read more

2022 World Cup: a “fire draw” for African play-offs

An improvised football match in Douala on January 21. Cameroon is hosting the 33rd African Cup of Nations from January 9 to February 6. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP The roadblocks began on Saturday, January 22, from the lobby of a five-star hotel in Douala, Cameroon. It was a battle to get a place to attend … Read more

“Les Culs-Reptiles”, African antiheroes highlighted by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of the World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of news and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. With “Le Monde Afrique”, follow AFCON 2022 on WhatsApp GALLIMARD/VALERIE MACON/AFP The “ass-reptiles” are these declassed and amorphous … Read more

CAN 2022: Ivory Coast-Algeria, beware, African champion in danger!

In the Japoma stadium, in Douala, coach Djamel Belmadi and the defender of the Algerian team during the match between the Fennecs and Equatorial Guinea, on January 16, 2022 during the CAN which takes place in Cameroon. CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP Unable to score a single goal, Algeria will go home if they do not … Read more

African art: “There is not even a discussion to be had on the restitutions, it is necessary to return”

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of the World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the World Africa. Exhibition curator Koyo Kouoh and French President Emmanuel Macron at the Africa-France summit in Montpellier, October 8, … Read more

CAN 2022: African football teams increasingly favor local coaches

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of the World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the World Africa. The recent dismissals and replacements of German coaches Gernot Rohr and French coaches Hubert Velud and Didier … Read more

CAN 2022: Aliou Cissé wants to lead the Senegal team to African summits

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of the World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the World Africa. The coach of the Senegalese football team, Aliou Cissé, during a press conference in Cairo (Egypt), in … Read more

In the Central African Republic, breeders caught between militias and soldiers

To not miss any African news, subscribe to the newsletter of the World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of news and debates covered by the editorial staff of the World Africa. Fulani herders are concerned about the presence of armed groups and pro-government forces targeting the nomadic population. … Read more

South African jazz: the musical selection of “World Africa” ​​# 88

Each Wednesday, The World Africa presents three new musical products from or inspired by the continent. This week, head to South Africa, where jazz is more alive than ever, whether solo or in collective. « The Wedding », d’Abdullah Ibrahim “At 6 years old, I touched my first piano note with the tip of my index finger”, … Read more

Death of Kwasi Wiredu, a major figure in African philosophy

“Kwasi Wiredu, one of the most important African philosophers, died at the age of 90. “ It is with these words that the American-Ghanaian philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor at New York University, announced on Twitter, Saturday, January 8, the disappearance of a man who has considerably marked contemporary African thought for years. 1970 to … Read more

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