It is still uncommon to see women commercial motorcyclists in many African cities. In Bamako, Mali however women are not only commercial riders but every day women use motorcycles to go about their daily lives.
A big rise in armed attacks in the Sahel – and the intensity of the attacks in recent years – is now seen as a major source of concern.
We are celebrating one of Africa’s most talented and internationally renowned musicians Malian great, Ali Ibrahim #AliFarka Touré. Touré, a two-time Grammy Award winner died on March 6, 2006 at the age of 66. We remember this legend through his music.
The importance of Timbuktu to African heritage is priceless due to its historic position in West Africa as a major knowledge hub and vibrant economic city during the 15th and 16th centuries. Timbuktu is an old city of great significance, whose name is the most recognizable in the history of Africa. To date, Timbuktu remains a popular tourist destination given the wealth of its historical archives.
Mali has a long history of skillfully and beautifully hand painting fabric. We came across some pictures capturing the process.
The Cliff of Bandiagara is an escarpment with Dagon homes carved into it.
We greet you, Africa from the Great Mosque of Djenné, the living heart of the Djenné community and the world’s largest mud-built building located in Mali, Africa’s eighth largest country