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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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Ramaphosa demonstrates shrewd statesmanship as he performs a delicate G7 balancing act

Media coverage of the recent G7 summit highlighted Cyril Ramaphosa’s comments on Covid-19 and whether adequate vaccines will be available. Less noticed was his skilful advocacy of Africa’s potential role in helping re-balance the emerging geostrategic struggles between the wealthy democracies and the leading authoritarian powers of China and Russia. South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa [...]

Kenya launches elephant naming festival to boost wildlife conservation

NAIROBI - Kenya on Monday launched a magical elephant naming festival in order to boost wildlife conservation. Najib Balala, the cabinet secretary at the Ministry for Tourism and Wildlife, said that the event, which will be held annually on August 12, the World Elephant Day, seeks to raise awareness on the plight of elephants and [...]

Disney Taps Top African Toon Talents for Animated Anthology ‘Kizazi Moto’

Disney has tapped top toon talents from across the African continent for “Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire,” a Disney Plus Original anthology of animated films set to premiere on the Mouse House’s streaming platform in late 2022. Inspired by the continent’s diverse histories and cultures, the 10-part anthology brings together a slate of rising animation talents [...]

African nations declare days of mourning to honour Kenneth Kaunda

Countries pay respects to Zambia’s late founding president, revered for helping many movements across the continent fight against colonialism. Leaders across Africa have paid tribute to Zambia’s founding president, Kenneth Kaunda, who died on Thursday at the age of 97, declaring several days of mourning in their respective countries. While in power, Kaunda hosted many [...]