The teenagers who thought they’d never be able to walk again – BBC News Africa

The teenagers who thought theyd never be able to walk

By Naomi Grimley Global health correspondent, Dakar 3 hours ago image caption, Serigne in integral plaster As Africa holds its first-ever conference on clubfoot – a condition that affects around one in 800 people worldwide – the BBC visits a clinic in Senegal to witness a life-changing treatment. At the start of the year, 14-year-old … Read more

Guest Africa – Alain Godonou: in Benin, “the exhibition of the treasures of Abomey was a surprising popular success”

Guest Africa Alain Godonou in Benin the exhibition of

Published on : 11/11/2022 – 08:05 That was almost a year ago to the day. Benin saw itself restored by France the 26 works of the royal treasures of Abomey. The Beninese authorities hope that other works will be returned to them in the coming years. But before that, they work, for temporary exhibitions, on … Read more

Africa at the hour of reckoning with France

Riccardo Muti explains why the opera must assume its history

Night has fallen on Paris. However, rue Saint-Dominique, where diplomats and soldiers share a building, and in Hexagone Balard which brings together the staffs of the French armies, anonymous hands are working to counter the flood of “fake news” that flood social media. This Friday, September 30, the outcome of the military coup brought a … Read more

Cameroon: Samuel Eto’o rebels against an RFI article | Africa Foot United

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The President of the Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT) has written a right of reply to protest against an article published on the website of Radio France Internationale (RFI). He highlighted the unorthodox practices of Cameroonian footballers as major competitions approach. On October 6, Radio France Internationale published an article entitled “World Cup 2022: when football … Read more

Combining the useful with the playful to better live with Parkinson’s disease – BBC News Africa

Combining the useful with the playful to better live with

October 1, 2022 image caption, painting lessons In Mauritius, a unique form of care for Parkinson’s disease helps patients cope with this neurodegenerative condition. A center organizes recreational sessions which play a beneficial role in slowing down the disease. Sylvio and Bindou are in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. They go twice a week … Read more

Psychiatry and mental illness in Africa: the omerta continues – Jeune Afrique

Psychiatry and mental illness in Africa the omerta continues

For more than fifty years, I have been a psychiatrist entirely devoted to the cause of the mentally ill. At almost 80 years old and for ten years, I have devoted my retirement to humanitarian missions in several African countries. As my long career comes to an end and these missions will soon no longer … Read more

Nduduzo Makhatini inaugurates Blue Note Africa

Nduduzo Makhathini in the spotlight ______________________________________________ The South African pianist, composer – and healer Nduduzo Makhathini spell “In The Spirit of Ntu”his tenth album, the second for the Blue Note label, after “Modes of Communication” which the New York Times cited among the best albums of 2020. It inaugurates the Blue Note Africa banner. To … Read more

The Exponentielles collective presents “A Sacred Africa”: Women, shellfish and ecological prospective – Lequotidien – Journal d’information Générale

It is exhibited a few meters from the Henriette Bathily Women’s Museum. “A Sacred Africa”, by the Exponentielles collective, is not limited to being a replica of the black continent with material from the sea. It reads like an ecological metaphor. It is intended to be the first step towards a museum dedicated to shellfish. … Read more

What meditation does to your brain – BBC News Africa

What meditation does to your brain BBC News Africa

BBC Ideas Short topics for curious minds October 17, 2021 Photo credit, Getty Images For centuries, people have been looking for ways to boost their intelligence, focus, and creativity, using nootropics, also known as “memory boosters” or “cognitive enhancers.” In fact, if you’re drinking coffee right now, you’re consuming a form of nootropic: caffeine is … Read more

‘Women accused of witchcraft are crucified in public’ – BBC News Africa

Women accused of witchcraft are crucified in public BBC

Harriet Orrell BBC 100 Women December 11, 2021 Photo credit, Shali Reddy image caption, Monica Paulus has dedicated her life to campaigning against violence linked to accusations of witchcraft. “They shouted in my face: ‘You killed him’”. When Monica Paulus’ father collapsed and died of a heart attack, her brother accused her of killing him … Read more