How local conflicts in the Sahel-Sahara over justice, or rather its absence, get dragged into tensions between outsiders.
This weekend’s Music Break will be a chance to do a deep dive on one band’s
By 11am this morning Pharrell Williams’ pop friendly and infectious “Happy” had racked up 138,948,968 views
Women musicians in Niger are a notably socially conscious group. While they sing about the universally
Bombino’s mesmerizing 2013 album begins with the sound of a revving engine, perhaps the guitarist’s cheeky
Hamadal Issoufou Moumine (also known as Almeida), the leader of the Nigerien band, Tal National, begins
“I Sing the Desert Electric” is a collection of video material shot over the past three
On a recent trip to Johannesburg (which is in Gauteng Province), a couple of friends decided
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXZZor3Eo7s] No goals on Day 1, but they were flying in on Day 2! Great goals
Guest Post by Samira Sawlani* We won’t be surprised if Malians don’t care much for football
I wasn’t familiar with the work of photographer Candace Feit before browsing the web recently, following
Where does neoliberalism find its conscience? Apparently, in rural Niger.
A quick survey of Western media suggests Tuareg nationalist claims don’t carry the same weight as
Let’s celebrate Niger’s independence day with a recording of Omara “Bombino” Moctar, whose story of exile
As the report by Al Jazeera English, above, indicates, being black in Libya, always a precarious