Southwest Nigeria, home to millions of Yoruba people, is also home to both ancient and modern genres of music. The West African pop music known ... as Afrobeats, currently lighting up the global stage, began its 20-year journey from Lagos through London via America, and borrows irreverently from older musical traditions like Highlife, Jùjú and Fuji.
Rising gas demand in the EU countries, which have been imposing sanctions on their main provider, Russia, on the back of the Ukraine war, has ... prompted Egypt on the other side of the Mediterranean to boost its LNG exports. Yet, its high domestic consumption and possibly insufficient infrastructure remain stumbling blocks.
Ambazonian separatists declared secession from Cameroon and celebrated the independence of Southern Cameroon on 1 October 2017. Today’s Ambazonian ... leaders remain operational from abroad, but part of a divided system. From the forefront institutions and key players, several faces stand out. Who are these key Ambazonians players ? What are their strengths ?
In the aftermath of the death of the UK's Queen Elizabeth II, celebrated Franco-Ivorian writer and poet Véronique Tadjo talks about the British ... monarchy, its relationship with the African continent and different power practices.
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Jessica Alupo, the vice president of Uganda, is ideally a representative of the power that comes with the presidency. However, the structure ... of power in Uganda has left the vice president taking assignment from the first lady. And, analysts say, any political transition in Uganda will follow a similar path.
Eritrea has renewed its involvement in Ethiopia’s Tigray war, sending divisions across its southern border this week in what appears to be ... a major new offensive. Military and diplomatic sources tell The Africa Report that Eritrean forces are moving into strategic positions. This Eritrean ground offensive represents a serious escalation of the conflict.
In less than two years, the global giant’s African entity has been able to develop a strategy aimed at taking advantage of the manna represented ... by Asian investments in the continent's infrastructure, its knowledge of the Chinese market and the reorganisation of its international activities.
The seeds of Cameroonian-born director Ellie Foumbi's debut feature film 'Our Father, the Devil' grew from her father’s work in several roles ... in conflict areas like Rwanda and the Central African Republic.