1953
3 mins read

Woman of the Year

It’s been a busy year for Cameroonian lawyer Alice Nkom, but then again it’s been a busy year for the Cameroonian government, and its various allies, persecuting and prosecuting anyone…..

2093
3 mins read

The Fairtrade Façade

“Trade not aid” – if you’ve been paying attention to the discourse on how to improve living standards for the world’s poor, it’s a familiar phrase. Over the past decade…..

1571
1 min read

The future of Françafrique

“The face of the threat has changed,” a French military officer tells Jeune Afrique. “Our preoccupation is no longer to support the regimes.” The comment isn’t followed by a winking…..

1 min read

Africa gets new football kits

By Basia Lewandowska Cummings It is (sort of ) a nice project. Puma Creative invited ten artists to design a new football kit that ‘celebrates Africa’s unique visual identity and…..

3 mins read

Edgar Sekloka wrote a book

Taking up the fashionable concept of the book trailer, Edgar Sekloka, one half of French hip hip duo Milk Coffee & Sugar,* here previews, through a powerful poem, his recently…..

Less than a minute read

Music Break. Nkunkuma

Cameroon (‘Kamer’) hip hop is churning out lots of videos lately. Like this one by Nkunkuma. A nice track, if you make it past the intro.