The film “Africa Mia” (2019), directed by Richard Minier and Edouard Salier, explores the musical connections between Cuba and Mali.

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While Sierra Leone has come very far in its fight against sexual violence the question of safeguarding victims especially children needs urgent attention.

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The politics of elegance

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Bring Patrice Lumumba home

The return of Patrice Lumumba’s remains must not be an occasion for Belgium to congratulate itself, but for a full accounting of the colonial violence that led to the assassination and coverup.

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