Sunday, November 17, 2019

Tag: Benin

Experts Find Nearly 90 Percent of African...

PARIS (AP) — African artworks held in French museums — richly carved thrones, doors to a royal kingdom, wooden statues imbued with spiritual meaning...

Celebrate Independence: 9 Interesting Facts About Benin

  Independence Gained The Republic of Benin was formed on Aug. 1, 1960, when the colony of French Dahomey gained independence after France relinquished control of...

6 Ways a Union of West African...

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic...

Ahmadinejad Tours West Africa, Says Iran Does...

While on a tour of West Africa and set to include unspecified bilateral deals, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been defending his country's controversial...

Benin Native, Jazz Guitarist Lionel Loueke Celebrates...

Lionel Loueke’s album Heritage, his dynamic third Blue Note album, which was co-produced by label mate Robert Glasper. Heritage finds Loueke, who was hailed...

Lionel Loueke: Benin’s Jazz Virtuoso – Video

Once in a while, a musician comes on the scene and changes everyone's perceptions of a particular style of music. Lionel Loueke, whom Jon...

Brazil Paying Back Its Debt To Africa

Africa - Brazil pledged major investment and technology transfer to Africa to repay a "solidarity debt" from a country with a huge black population...