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Ambassador David Shinn

Ambassador David Shinn is a Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs. Ambassador Shinn is an American Diplomat who has served for 37 years in the United States Foreign Service with assignments in Lebanon, Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritania, Cameroon, and Sudan and was a former Ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.

Florie Liser

Florie Liser is the President and CEO of Corporate Council on Africa and is the first woman to lead the Council since 1993. Before Presiding CCA, she was the Assistant US Trade Representative for Africa where she led trade and investment policy towards 49 sub-Saharan African countries and oversaw the implementation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).

Dr Joseph Sany

Joseph N. Sany is the Vice President of the newly established Africa Center. For the past 20 years, Joseph has been working on peace-building with civil society, governments, businesses and international organizations in Africa. Prior to joining USIP, Joseph provided technical leadership in the design and implementation peace-building and civil society development programs in several countries in Africa and Asia.

Heritage Kenya

What are those sites that have applied to get on the UNESCO World Heritage List? We travel around the world to meet with committed men and women who struggle daily to preserve their country’s treasures.

Ebony Last years of the Atlantic Slave Trade

What do we really know about the struggle to put an end to the Atlantic Slave Trade? This story is related in this full dramatised feature film by Senegalese feature film director, Moussa Touré, and historian experts.

Alert Endangered Last Giants

Nowadays we are witnessing the most rapid rate of extinctions since the end of the dinosaur era. Fortunately, on all continents, defenders of nature have decided to act.

Inside Human Zoos

For their “particular” human traits, men, women and children were exhibited and exploited alongside animals all around the world. Personal stories and archives give us the behind-the-scenes from the 19th century until WWII. This documentary exposes the facts and dreadful realities of a forgotten past.

Nature's Keepers Seychelles

Nature’s Keepers features stunning high definition shots of 40+ distinct environments – coral reefs, tropical forests, marshlands, savannah, mangroves and more. Exploring our planet’s greatest natural treasures, it clearly demonstrates the very real threats to precious places and endangered species.

Life Ashore Congo on the River

A trip of 700 kilometres on the Congo river that takes about a week on a barge of 2000 people, most of which do not have a cabin. Jérôme Delafosse sets off to encounter the people of the Congo. He discovers their environment and takes part in their daily activities.

Hotels of Africa

The world’s most exclusive hotels open their doors to our discrete cameras. Slow motions, zoom-ins, travelling shots highlight the style, elegance, and splendour of these exceptional dwellings.

Lava Lovers Cape Verde

Today, expedition cruise ships commanded by captain-adventurers offer up-close encounters with the most impressive volcanoes. Aboard them, a team of volcanologists, geologists, and naturalists set off

Alert Endangered Children of the Wind

Nowadays we are witnessing the most rapid rate of extinctions since the end of the dinosaur era. Fortunately, on all continents, defenders of nature have decided to act.

Alert Endangered Last of the Lords

Nowadays we are witnessing the most rapid rate of extinctions since the end of the dinosaur era. Fortunately, on all continents, defenders of nature have decided to act. They struggle on a daily basis for the survival of the world’s fauna.

Nature's Keepers South Africa

Nature’s Keepers features stunning high definition shots of 40+ distinct environments – coral reefs, tropical forests, marshlands, savannah, mangroves and more. Exploring our planet’s greatest natural treasures

The Globe Painters Senegal

A story of Senegal, a canvas for creativity. Our artist explores the street art in Dakar, decorating transport ‘Rapide’ and a call to amplify public health through graffiti, testing for AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Sickle-cell Anaemia.

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France Pledges $1.5 Billion to Sudan to Pay Off IMF Loan

French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, head of Sudan’s ruling sovereign council at the summit to support Soudan, May 17, 2021 at the Grand Palais Ephemere in Paris. France announced Monday that it will grant Sudan a $1.5 billion loan to help the north African country pay off its debt to the […]

Ivory Coast Strives to Save Architectural Treasures in Former Colonial Capital

The Ivory Coast resort town of Grand-Bassam is known for its beaches and French colonial architecture. Recent flooding and the passage of time have taken a toll on the city’s historic buildings, but some people are determined to fix things, as Yassin Ciyow found in this report narrated by Carol Guensburg. View video here: Source: […]

Incredible Luxury Lodges of the Namibia’s desertscape

As one of the least densely populated places on earth, Namibia makes a great case for travelling to Africa right now. Quiet, peaceful, and scenic beyond belief, with landscapes that vary from stark Skeleton coastline to Mars-like desert dunes and sweeping open plains peppered with soft hills, its hotels and lodges are primarily built and […]

Nigerian fashion pioneer Folashade ‘Shade’ will be celebrated at ‘Africa Fashion’ exhibition Cape Town.

Folashade “Shade” Thomas-Fahm in the 1970s. Credit: Shade Thomas-Fahm/Courtesy of The Victoria and Albert Museum After studying fashion in London, Shade Thomas-Fahm returned to Nigeria and opened a factory and boutique under the name Maison Shade (later Shade’s Boutique), which became a go-to place for those in search of contemporary fashions. In the 1960s she […]