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After the liberian civil war

At Amani, Annie or Ma Annie is the production manager and keeper of Amani's keys. She distributes paychecks and work activities, keeps inventory, records hours, and teaches how to use a sewing machine on Mondays. She shares how she survived the Liberian war with her family.

Ufoma wants you to smile!

Ufomais an Nigerian philanthropist, youth motivator, and entrepreneur that will have you seeing life from a new perspective, and deliver music that is food for your soul. From the age of seven, she began singing in church crusades, and then did back ground vocals and live concert back up singing for many Nigerian artists.

La "Condoleezza Rice" Sénégalaise de France

Rama Yade, née Mame Ramatoulaye Yade est une femme politique française. Membre de l'UMP, elle  était secrétaire d'État chargée des Affaires étrangères et des Droits de l'homme de 2007 à 2009, puis secrétaire d'État chargée des Sports jusqu'en 2010. Depuis 2011, elle est vice-présidente du Parti radical.


Pososhok en Force!

Pososhok est un groupe qui mélange les sons sud-africains avec ceux du reste de l’Afrique et du monde entier. Les chansons sont en zulu et en bafia (langue camerounaise) mais aussi en français et anglais. Le spectacle est porté par la voix et la présence d’une chanteuse généreuse et énergique : Estelle Baroung Hughes.

Le groupe Pososhok est né en 1997 sur la scéne étudiante de Montpellier. Fondé par Conrad Hughes, guitariste, chanteur et auteur-compositeur originaire de Johannesburg, la formation décide de se donner un nom étrange et de se constituer une identité musicale fortement influencée par l'Afrique du Sud.

The Congolese beauty empowering African girls

Noëlla Coursaris is a model, humanitarian and philanthropist with an amazing story. An inspiration to all who meet her, Noëlla is filled with enthusiasm for life and helping others, evidenced by the charitable foundation she established to support the empowerment of girls in her home country of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

An American girl cooking in a Liberian kitchen!

I have been cooking palm butter for the better part of the morning with Ma Oretha. You start with palm nuts, and after a tremendous amount of squeezing the nuts against a strainer over and over, we are left with a bowl the size of a tire filled with the stuff.


“Take time, so you don’t get burn”, says Ma Oretha, Dining Hall Manager at African Bible College University, inspecting my strokes as I stir a soupy orange liquid with a consistency like watery peanut butter.

Chinua Achebe, the revolutionary Nigerian writer

Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe is known  around the world over for having played a seminal role in the founding and development of African literature.

Africa is all over Solange's new music video

Solange's new video was filmed in Capetown, South Africa. Throughout the video, viewers may notice Congo's candies also knows as "Sapeurs."