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 2018,...

The universal at the test of religious pluralism in Africa

The Pan-African Centre for Social Foresight (CPPS) in Porto-Novo (Benin), created by Mr Albert Tévéodjéré, sponsor of the IAM, is launching an initiative similar to a city where the voodoo temple faces the cathedral, both a short distance from a mosque : the Initiative for Education for Peace and Development through Islamic-Christian and Interreligious Dialogue....

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