Côte d’Ivoire’s African Art Museum Gets New Lease on Life

Côte d’Ivoire’s African Art Museum Gets New Lease on Life

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The Museum of Civilisations of Côte d’Ivoire is back and determined to recover its place as one of the richest museums of African…

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Sequel Launched to Mandela’s Long Walk Autobiography

Sequel Launched to Mandela’s Long Walk Autobiography

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The sequel to Nelson Mandela’s celebrated autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, was released in October 2017 after a South African writer completed an…

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Blind Ethiopian Activist Battles for the Disabled

Blind Ethiopian Activist Battles for the Disabled

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Yetnebersh Nigussie’s first battle for disability rights was in law school, when she successfully pushed university administrators to provide Braille textbooks for blind…

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Coffee Farming Takes Root in Ghana

Coffee Farming Takes Root in Ghana

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Coffee is making a comeback in Ghana, both as a crop and as a popular beverage. Ghana is known mostly for cocoa, its…

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Burkina Faso Launches West Africa’s Biggest Solar Farm

Burkina Faso Launches West Africa’s Biggest Solar Farm

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Burkina Faso is now home to West Africa’s biggest solar farm, a 33-megawatt plant in the town of Zaktubi, outside the capital, Ouagadougou….

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Malawi Hails Historic Relocation of 520 Elephants

Malawi Hails Historic Relocation of 520 Elephants

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Malawi has successfully concluded a two-year project to move 520 sedated elephants to a reserve where the animals had been nearly wiped out…

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French-Led Exercise Seeks Security in Gulf of Guinea

French-Led Exercise Seeks Security in Gulf of Guinea

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The French Navy conducted a series of 10-day regional exercises named African NEMO (Navy’s Exercise for Maritime Operations) from the Dixmude aircraft carrier….

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Nigerian Lawyer honored for Mediation

Nigerian Lawyer honored for Mediation

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A Nigerian lawyer who helped secure the release of more than 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok was awarded one of…

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Algeria Declares Itself Mine-Free

Algeria Declares Itself Mine-Free

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Algeria announced that it has destroyed the last of its stock of anti-personnel mines, 10 months after fully demining the entire country. A…

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West African Girls Shine in Senegal Tech Battle

West African Girls Shine in Senegal Tech Battle

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at an engineering competition in Senegal, crushing stereotypes with their robotics…

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