Secularism and interreligious dialogue: crossed views in France and West Africa

Click here to download the PDF version of the synthesis Teaching of religion, secularism and interreligious dialogue: crossed views in France and West Africa. Chat on June 21, 2019 organized by the Africa World Institute Synthesis written by Mrs Diaby Aminata Speakers : Dr René NOUAILHAT, Professor of Universities, historian of religions, founder of...

Tontine, an economic vector of solidarity and entrepreneurship

African tontines: a phenomenon as widespread in Africa as it is unknown in Europe 9 December 2006: Neighbourhood tontine in Niamakoro, Bamako, Mali Jeanne Semin, L’argent, la famille, les amies: ethnographie contemporaine des tontines africaines en contexte migratoire. To fully understand the importance of tontines, it is necessary to start from one observation: in...

African urbanization: the prospects are overflowing, so are the garbage cans

“Africa in the face of waste management” ephemeral work of art, anonymous, 2010. Among the evils that affect the global ecosystem and from which the African environment is no exception, the overexploitation of resources leading to deforestation, pollution of rivers, air and soil, all accompanied by the rapid and large-scale disappearance of wildlife through...

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