The Sahel as far as the eye can see. A city, Zinder. Scars, muscles, rage,… and the rage to live too.
Last June, it was in front of a packed house that the premiere of the movie Zinder took place in Niamey. After several international screenings the Nigerien director Aïcha Macky was back home to present her latest documentary.
Power, softness, rage, poetry. Sometimes like raging waves against the pier, sometimes in a soothing movement like the low tide, the dancers of La Mer Noire inundated the stage of the Jean Rouch Cultural Center last Friday.
Fashion, interior design or delicatessen, in the Nigerian capital creativity is flourishing and several original stores have been created, highlighting local and continental know-how. From the Koira Kano district to the old small market via Yantala, here are four stores initiated by creative and inspiring women.
In the heart of Accra, skaters have their lair. In 2016, Surf Ghana is born, a surf, skateboard and art collective, offering a space for meeting and sharing around the culture of skateboarding to the young people of the Ghanaian capital.