Guinean born and Italian citizen, now retired from the UN, curates an online forum for “Association des victimes du Camp Boiro” for the 50 000 innocent Guinean and foreigners, victims of dictator Sékou Touré. Also a volunteer translator for Global Voices en français. Spoken languages: French, Italian, English, Spanish, Serb/Croatian, German, Fulani (mother tongue).
Latest posts by Abdoulaye Bah
24 March 2017
In the early twentieth century, the German Empire committed a holocaust against 65,000 Herero and 10,000 Nama. A century later, Namibia is fighting for justice.
14 January 2017
18 December 2016
Political leaders and citizens worldwide have reacted in different ways to the recent passing Fidel Castro, and Cuba and Africa were closest on healthcare.
For ten years, a U.S. embassy operated quietly in Accra, the capital of the West African country of Ghana. But the embassy wasn't an embassy at all.
28 November 2016
22 November 2016
Michelle Nkamankeng, 7, has taken the internet and the literary world by storm with her first book in a series of four, "Waiting for the Waves".
8 November 2016
31 October 2016
18 September 2016
29 August 2016
"This sentence signifies a step backwards in terms of tolerance and shows just how much issues of cast, religion, slavery and therefore democracy are taboos in Mauritania."
17 August 2016
It's ‘No Mean Feat’ Being a Female Human Rights Activist in Timbuktu, Says Psychologist Fatoumata Harber
"We’ve got to make people aware of the reality: that the majority of people living in northern Mali are not in any way connected to these armed groups..."
22 July 2016
"Many work without rest, without wages for their master's benefit. They do not have the right to education, to freedom of movement, to travel or marry, without their owner's consent."
6 July 2016
"I think that what a teacher does to create social links with their students is just as important as the content of their classes."
27 June 2016
Uganda, surrounded by areas of instability and war, has admitted roughly 700,000 refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Burundi, and Congo.
10 June 2016
"...when it happens, you don't know how to react. You're stunned. Frozen. Do you give him a slap? Everyone is looking at you. Why are you not laughing?"
7 June 2016
For two days, 36 of the best bloggers and vloggers in Africa, along with selected players on the African digital scene, presented their talents and know-how.
20 May 2016
12 February 2016
11 February 2016
1 February 2016
The 2016 “Simone de Beauvoir Prize" has been awarded to Giusi Nicolini, mayor of Lampedusa and Linosa. She has been called "lioness" “for her brave actions in favour of refugees”