MALI VOWS TO OBTAIN ‘REPARATION’ AFTER US CUSTOMS BREAK TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENT

Renowned kora player Ballake Sissoko landed in Paris on February 4 after touring the US, to find that his instrument had been “completely destroyed” by customs agents in New York. AFP  BAMAKO – Mali has called for reparation and condemned “immense cultural damage” after a Malian musician said United States customs agents broke his traditional […]

8 member states in Francophone West Africa unanimously agree to end decades old CFA franc

Francophone nations in West Africa want more control over the management of their currency and plan to move some reserves from France, said Beninese President Patrice Talon. The eight-member nations of the West African Monetary Union “unanimously agree” on ending a decade-old model whereby their foreign-exchange accumulation is kept at the French Treasury, Talon said […]

The most dominant ethnic community in Nigeria and the most populous in Africa; Hausa

The Hausa are the largest ethnic group in Africa and the second largest language (Hausa Language) after Arabic in the Afro-asiatic family of languages. They are numbering over 70 million mostly in these countries; Northern Nigeria, Southern Niger, Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Chad, Sudan, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Togo, Ghana, Eritrea, Equatorial […]

The Berlin conference where no African participated in partition of Africa

  The Berlin conference where no African was present to divide Africa The Berlin conference in one way or another is Africa’s undoing. The colonial powers superimposed their domination in Africa. Even after the independence in 1950s and 1960s the post-independence Africa reality up to date is in mess in terms of human catastrophe. In […]

Will African countries heed the AU Peace and Security Council’s concerns about foreign military bases on the continent?

Sahel-Elite (Bamako-Mali) Intelligence. Comprehensive approach, analysis and security capabilities.Mali-Sahel Region Will African countries heed the AU Peace and Security Council’s concerns about foreign military bases on the continent? 10/06/2019 : Africa is host to a rising number of foreign military operations and bases, largely due to bilateral agreements between some African Union (AU) member states […]