Showing 1 - 10 results of 18 for "Kate Thomas"
'Yes We Can' album explores African diaspora
The dilemma of the emigrant, driven by poverty to seek an often elusive better life in the West, is the theme of a new album from Senegal.
November 8, 2010
The art of war
Lovetta Conto talks about the jewellery she makes out of bullet casings from the Liberian civil war.
April 18, 2010
Welcome back to Hell
When Senegal's president, Abdoulaye Wade, returned from his holiday to France in September 2007, local newspapers carried the headline "Welcome to Hell".
January 16, 2010
Hospital revives faith in traditional healers
A clinic in Senegal is one of the first in the world to bring together herbal healers, psychics and conventional doctors.
October 12, 2009
Leader of Nigerian sect killed in custody
The leader of a radical Islamist sect responsible for days of violence in northern Nigeria has been shot dead in police custody.
August 1, 2009
Nigeria steps up fight against rebels
The Nigerian military steps up its response to a radical Islamist group, sending soldiers in armoured personnel carriers into the city of Maiduguri.
July 30, 2009
Taylor's trial lacks impact in Africa
The remoteness of The Hague has left many in the ex-president's home country in the dark about the case.
July 22, 2009
From narco-state to empty state sent back
Drug trafficking through Guinea Bissau and other countries in West Africa has fallen dramatically in the past few months.
July 10, 2009
Hip-hop's collective call to arms
A new generation of performers use revolution rap in the cry for change as they follow a tradition of musical activism in Guinea Bissau.
July 3, 2009
Voters hope worst is over for troubled African nation
Analysts say independent candidate is the best hope for Guinea Bissau but it is unlikely he will qualify for an expected run-off vote.
June 29, 2009