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CULTURE

Adji Sarr and Ousmane Sonko, or rape culture at its zenith

By Aïda Dramé What country is this when at night, the law of the strongest strikes? These mythical lyrics of Michel Berger keep repeating in my mind when I think about the recent events in...

Researchers are digitizing Nigeria’s cultural heritage. But can they bring stolen artifacts home?

By Nosmot Gbadamosi Last August, artist Emeka Ogboh received a call. The world was in the thick of unwavering Black Lives Matter protests that toppled statues of slave traders and confederate generals. Activists were attempting...

Queer Nigerians return to a homophobic learning environment

By Shade Mary-Ann Olaoye In December 2020, the umbrella body for Nigerian lecturers, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) called off its strike, and schools began resuming classes. After months of staying at home...

The #ArewaMeToo movement endures

By Hauwa Shaffii Nuhu When pharmacist Khadijah Adamu logged into Twitter in February, 2019 to narrate the horrific physical abuse she survived at the hands of her ex-boyfriend, she could not have guessed that she...

Timbuktu : a festival to celebrate “living together”

The third edition of the "Living Together" festival in Timbuktu will be held from February 8th to 12th. The announcement was made by the organizers in Bamako, on January 11th, at a press conference. Placed...

Mali : in Bamako, the artistic and cultural biennale resumes

Bamako will host the special edition of the artistic and cultural biennale organized by the Malian Ministry of Culture, accompanied by the Communication agencies of Mali employers’ group. The Malian capital, Bamako, is preparing to...

In Mali, two sites classified in the national cultural heritage

On November 1, two decrees adopted in the Council of Ministers classify the Kamadjan Arch site in Siby and the Kamablon, sacred hut of Kenioro (also in Siby) in the national heritage. This decision comes...

Mali : two standard bearers at RFI Discovery Award

Two young artists represent Mali at the 37th edition of the RFI Discovery Award: M'bouillé Koité and Ami Yèrèwolo. An amazon of rap and a griot that makes his fans thrill. Since 2004, after...

Mali: the « Bamako » series, polygamy at the heart of the plot

The new « Bamako » series, shooting in the Malian capital tells the story of a polygamous home « united in adversity ». Objective: to show everything beautiful in our capitals, according to the...

Book : Mali, between torments and expectations

In a sober book, Anta Barry makes an uncompromising diagnosis of the security, political and humanitarian crisis that has thrown Mali in the midst of the turmoil and from which it is now rising....