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CULTURE

“Not all men,” but Nigerian women continue to feel unsafe

By Shade Mary-Ann Olaoye On May 30th, 2020, while dealing with the unforeseen consequences of the global pandemic, Nigerian women came together to mourn the death of Vera Uwalia Omozuwa, a Nigerian student who was...

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...

Aïr festival, a melting pot of culture in northern Niger

Launched in 2001 as a tourism appeal product, the Aïr festival took place this year in Iferouane, a town located in the extreme north of Niger. Placed under the authority of Prime Minister Brigi Rafini,...

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....

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: 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...

FESPACO 2017: What future for Malian cinema?

The challenges of the training and the jobs in cinema and broadcasting were at the heart of the debates at the 25th edition of the FESPACO, Pan-African Festival of Cinema and Television of Ouagadougou,...

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...

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...

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...