the musical selection from “World Africa” #176

Every Friday, The World Africa presents three new musical releases from or inspired by the continent. This week, it’s time for reissues straight from the 1970s and 1980s with gems…

“In Africa, political risk too often remains one of the main economic hazards”

IJust a few weeks ago, Senegal was collecting laudatory epithets. We were touting the brilliant prospects of this darling of international donors, with growth expected at 8.8% in 2024, according…

In Ivory Coast, Macron’s envoy for Africa discusses the “remodeling” of the French military presence

The personal envoy of the French president for Africa, Jean-Marie Bockelspoke this Wednesday of the “reshaping” of the French military presence in Ivory Coast, during a visit to Abidjan, his…

South Africa will face Wales in June at Twickenham

By Le Figaro with AFP Published 1 minute ago, Update just now Mason Grady and Siya Kolisi. Tim Williams / Action Plus / Panoramic South Africa, double reigning world champion,…

Wagnerites under the control of the GRU remain in Africa

Russia resorts to unconventional methods to expand its influence, attempts to avoid isolation and as part of efforts to destabilize and weaken its adversaries. Part of the methods is related…

the musical selection from “World Africa” #175

Every Friday, The World Africa presents three new musical releases from or inspired by the continent. This week, The Amazons of Africa affirm the freedom of expression of women, the…

Georg Friedrich Handel, Alain Fourchotte, the Dal So Big Band, Grandaddy, Handel, The Amazons of Africa, S.Pri Noir, Delgres

Georg Friedrich HandelAlcina Magdalena Kozena, Erin Morley, Anna Bonitatibus, Elizabeth DeShong, Valerio Contaldo, Alois Mühlbacher, Alex Rosen, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski (conductor). Cover of the album “Alcina”, by…

the Ivorian Elephants, champions of Africa, decorated and awarded

Ivorian President Alane Ouattara (center) alongside Elephants coach Emerse Faé (left) and team captain Max-Alain Gradel, at the presidential palace in Abidjan, February 13, 2024. ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP The…

Israel-Hamas war: South Africa files new request before the ICJ against the Rafah offensive

South Africa perseveres. Pretoria announced on Tuesday that it had filed a new recourse to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague so that it urgently examines Israel’s…

“In Africa, importing fuel is much cheaper than using local refineries”

Researcher at the Africa Center of the French Institute of International Relations, Benjamin Augé does not believe that the continent can become a major player in fuel production. Why is…

From West Africa to Cuba, in the trap of fuel subsidies

This is the latest announcement, and probably the most impressive. In early January, the Cuban government said it planned to increase the price of fuel by 500%. The Caribbean island,…

the musical selection from “World Africa” #174

Every Friday, The World Africa presents three new musical releases from or inspired by the continent. This week, focus on the new albums from London Afrobeat Collective, Sorcerers and La…

“Football can be cruel,” laments Broos for South Africa

The Bafana Bafana coach reflected on his team’s defeat this Wednesday evening on penalties against Nigeria in the semi-final. “Football can be cruel”regretted South Africa coach Hugo Broos eliminated in…

virtuous Benin shines on international markets

By Anne Cheyvialle Published There are 3 minutes, Update There are 3 minutes Romuald Wadagni, the Minister of Finance of Benin, with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on November 20, 2023.…

Nigeria – South Africa live – African Cup of Nations – 2024 season

Nigerians and South Africans face each other in the first semi-final of the CAN. 18:40 Oh the Nwabili parade! (39th) Cleverly found behind by Tau, Magokpa rolls in from the…