Stories about Senegal from April, 2006
African music #7
Nothing beats a music festival. You meet like the music lovers, people interested in the genre and enjoy the good party vibe. And though you know the lineup in advance you have no idea what antics will be displayed on stage. With these musings I look forward to the 4th...
Francophone Journalists who Cover Africa
Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique publishes (FR) a list of francophone journalists who cover Africa.
African music (#6)
Coupé-Décalé? I went blank when my lady friend Tchi asked if I knew about Coupé-Décalé. A wiki entry for Coupé-Décalé provides a brief definition: “The Coupe-Decale created by Doucoure during the militaro-political crisis in Cote d'Ivoire,reflects the aspirations of the Ivorian youth. Coupe-Decale is a very melodious and percussive African...
African Diaspora: Forum on Euro-African Relations
Djibrilkeita announces (FR) an upcoming forum on European cooperation with Africa to take place in Paris April 9. Panelists will mostly discuss Rwanda and Ivory Coast.
Bridging the Technology Divide in Africa
A couple of different projects designed to bridge the “digital divide” in Africa have been brought to my attention recently. I thought I might just highlight the project with a short summary and a link to their website. Mlogik Mlogik is an African start-up that designs and sells value-added mobile...