African artists tackle pressing issues in Ici L’Afrique

by Elizabeth Stephens Ici L’Afrique, or Here is Africa, is an exposition currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. The exhibit features 24 African artists from 17 different countries showcasing over 70 works that answer essential questions about Africa, and tackle contemporary challenges facing the continent. Some of these questions include: the history of slavery, immigration,…

“While revolutionaries as individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas.”

… Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (Dec 21, 1949 – Oct.15, 1987) declared a week before his murder. He was a Burkinabé military captain, Marxist revolutionary, Pan-Africanist theorist, and President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. Viewed as a charismatic and iconic figure of revolution, he is commonly referred to as “Africa’s Che Guevara”. (Wikipedia) His quotes and initiatives are remembered across the globe, here we…

e-Learning Africa 2012 was held in Cotonou, Benin

Some of you might recall that last year, we reported about the conference eLearning Africa when it was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year, the annual event took place in francophone Cotonou, Benin in West Africa. The Berlin-based organizing company ICWE GmbH again did an outstanding performance making this unique happening a great success, so we can’t…

African Spice to MOVE ON UP

On her album “Õÿö”, Angélique Kidjo – music artist from Benin – spiced up the Curtis Mayfield  Song “Move On Up” from the 70’s, together with Bono (U2 lead singer) and John Legend: Find the lyrics of this version on Museke.com Angélique Kidjohas been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2002.