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El Gato Negro - Tigre Qui Pleure

El Gato Negro - Tigre Qui Pleure

French melancholy, unbreakable African spirit

Philosophical tales, poetic observations, light- hearted love stories are told in French, Spanish or Wolof, a West-African native language. Beneath El Gato Negro's perpetually cheerful mask, a hitherto hidden melancholy is now on full display with his new opus, "Tigre Qui Pleure". French melancholy laced with an unbreakable African spirit

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Niger: a conversation between two gentlemen

Niger: inbetween two worlds

It may be that Europeans and Africans have more common ground than they would like to think, much rather admit.

While the war in Ukraine rages on, another brews in the West African country of Niger Republic. The crisis began July 26 2023 when soldiers deposed President Mohammed Bazoum in a coup and closed the country’s borders, citing corruption, high treason and an undermining of the country’s security. Against this backdrop the following conversation between two gentlemen ensued:

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Mallence

TED Talks | Mallence Bart-Williams

Epic

In her 2015 TED x Berlin Talk, Mallence Bart-Williams shared a truth that not only deeply resonated with people across the globe, but many felt compelled to share. So do we. Today Mallence's TED Talk has become an integral part of academic curricula of universities and high schools in Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas as a timeless piece of essential truth.

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The Unique Sound of Jicco Funk

Best of Jicco Funk Volume 1

A door to a lost world

Dig This Way Records has captured this unique sound on "Best of Jicco Funk Volume 1", a door to a world of music that is high grade in quality, diverse, and open to interpretation even if the selected tracks are all from the same record label. One's questions might include: When did they start? Why did they start? Who was behind it? Where did the artists come from? Listen and learn...

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Will Our Children (Still) Be Able to Read?

Will Our Children (Still) Be Able to Read?

To abolish illiteracy and maintain a dignified life

The world is adrift in the tides of hunger and desolation. It isn't easy to think about education, or anything else when your children cannot eat. And yet, the sharp attack on education during this past decade forces us to consider the future that young people will inherit.

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Adjiri Odametey | Ekonklo

Adjiri Odametey | Ekonklo

Strong, new impulses from West Africa

A warm, earthy voice is the trademark of West African singer-songwriter Adjiri Odametey. Combining this voice with the sounds of native African instruments, such as the kora (African harp), the balafon (wooden xylophone) and the thumb-pianos kalimba and mbira. His music captivates listeners.

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