Interview Natty Ngoy founder of the accessories and leather goods brand INADEN
Natty Ngoy is a French entrepreneur from the African diaspora who works with master artisans in leather workshops in Ethiopia to create leather goods and accessories. She created her company in 2013, intending to promote African work, creation and products. 97% of the raw materials used are from the continent. INADEN is pronounced [inadene] and means Artisans in the Tamasheq dialect, a language of Berber origin.
DRC: Young people gather every day to bring aid to the war-displaced
Since March 2022, violent confrontations between the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and the March 23 rebel movement (M23) have displaced several thousand people in the eastern DRC province of North Kivu. According to the UN, about 510,000 people have been displaced in the territories of Rutshuru and Nyiragongo. The Goma actif Collective, formed by young activists and citizens, provides food aid to the most vulnerable women and children.
Transforming bauxite in Guinea, an impossible mission
Guinea holds one-third of the world's bauxite reserves, a mineral used for aluminium production. The government plans to create refineries and, in the long term, to become a world leader in the alumina sector.
Guest: Eric Pounewatchy
Éric Pounewatchy is an actor, director and screenwriter, born in Bangui, Central African Republic. He arrived in France at the age of 1 in the 1970s and spent his childhood in Sarcelles, a suburb of Paris. In this interview, he tells us about his achievements and contributions, among which the documentary "Sometimes destroy, often build, always serve", which talks about reconciliation between the army and the population in the Central African Republic in 2014 following a politico-military crisis.
In Canada, a museum dedicated to Africa
The Afromusée is a cultural space guaranteeing knowledge of the history of Africa and its diaspora in Montreal, Quebec. It opened its doors for the first time on 24 February 2022. This space aims to enhance the testimonies of Africans and to fight against discrimination and racism against Africans in Canada.
Cameroon : Cassava flour as an alternative to wheat flour
Since the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian war, wheat flour has become too expensive and scarce in several African countries. In Cameroon, young entrepreneurs have started to produce cassava flour. In Douala, you can find pastry and couscous made from this flour.
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