Life and Culture

Unraveling the Enchanting Kora

Unraveling the Enchanting Kora

Hear the heartstrings of the Enchanting Kora In the heart of West Africa, where savannas roll under endless skies and ancient stories hold court beneath banyan trees, a melody unfolds. It's the vibrant pulse of the kora, an African string instrument somewhere between...

The Kingdom of Dahomey and the Agojie women

The Kingdom of Dahomey and the Agojie women

The Kingdom of Dahomey The Kingdom of Dahomey was a West African kingdom located within present-day Benin that existed from approximately 1600 until 1904. Dahomey developed on the Abomey Plateau amongst the Fon people in the early 17th century and became a regional...

Discover Duala or Douala language

Discover Duala or Douala language

About the language Duala or Douala is a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon, Africa. To be more precise, it is spoken by the people from the coastal city of Douala, also known as the economy capital of Cameroon. However, the language can also be heard in the Democratic...

Madagascar – Animation socio-éducative, 1-16 sep 2018

Madagascar – Animation socio-éducative, 1-16 sep 2018

Henri HELIE – Madagascar, 1 au 16 septembre 2018 Animation socio-éducative France Télévisions a mis en place en septembre 2016 un partenariat avec l’association Planète Urgence. L’accord conclu permet à un salarié de s’engager dans un « Congé Solidaire® » et ainsi de...

James Baldwin – The fire within

James Baldwin – The fire within

I write a lot about and mainly for the living. I avoid the safe cushions of posthumous eulogies that protect me from future disappointments that are most common to living perpetrators. Plus, the living and unsung heroes need to be reminded of the impossible battles...

Wake up Africa!

Wake up Africa!

The Wake Up Africa project was initiated and shared by Entrepreneur Laura Moukoko Cousin.

Ngondo Festival – The Sawa celebration by the Wouri river

Ngondo Festival – The Sawa celebration by the Wouri river

The Ngondo Festival is the major cultural celebration that takes place yearly by the Wouri river, in the city of Douala, Cameroon. This traditional and mystical feast is a yearly ritual around water which is held by and brings together the Sawa ethnic groups who are...

Franklin Boukaka, l’immortel !

Franklin Boukaka, l’immortel !

Plus de quarante ans après sa tragique disparition, la voix de Franklin raisonne toujours. Les thèmes abordés dans ses chansons sont toujours d’actualité. Ce qui fait de lui un immortel au même titre que ceux qu’il citait dans son morceau ‘Les immortels’. Dans cette...

The Life and Legacy of Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

The Life and Legacy of Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, the Black author, activist and psychiatrist whose 1991 work The Isis Papers: The Keys to the Colors, introduced the world to the “melanin theory” and the “neuroses” of white supremacy, transitioned and became an ancestor. She was 80 years...