The wives of (former) heads of state form an important part of the political elite in Guinea, considerably shaping the country’s sociopolitical and economic past and present.
Fashion creates spectacle. What can we learn from the images from Guinea's recent coup d’état?
AIAC Talk is back, and to kick off our second season we head to Guinea to discuss a crisis of state, institutions and public morality with Siba N’Zatioula Grovogui.
Recalling its Ebola hysteria would help the US better confront COVID-19.
The recent election has led to violence and general pandemonium. An explosion of independent journalism offers hope.
Black Lives Matter protests build on a long history of anti-racist solidarity and struggle across the Atlantic.
Guinea, more than ever, needs an inclusive debate not only on the function of the state, but also on the nature of our institutions and therefore the very state of the republic.
La Guinée a plus que jamais besoin d’un débat inclusif non seulement sur le fonctionnement de l’état mais aussi sur la nature de nos institutions et donc l’état même de la république. Je vous propose quelques raisons.
Who gets to host future editions of the men's soccer World Cup is not just big business, but also a bargaining chip in international relations.
What if “fake” as a mode of operating on social media held the key to unlocking democratic debate, as the practice would suggest in Africa?
Guinea's electricity crisis is a metaphor for the country's postcolonial maladies
Why is the conversation in New York about what the government will do about an epidemic, while for West Africa many look instinctively to NGOs?
There is a certain deja vu about how Alpha Conde stays in power: every time there's an election he exploits ethnic divisions.
From the director and singer-actors of the 2005 film U-Carmen eKhayelitsha comes a new “opera” film.
Euro-American media just can't do right by Nafissatou Diallo, the Guinean hotel worker who accused a prominent French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault in a New York City hotel. Even though she effectively won the case.
Guinean-Swiss photographer Namsa Leuba deftly "merges" aesthetic traditions.
Since we’re back to our Independence Day meme, yesterday was Guinea-Conakry’s day. (Yes, Sean’s fault again.)
Rape, power, and impunity: The intersection of those three things in Guinea has a history that is very recent and very dark.
I like this video for Sayon Bamba’s song ‘L’excisée’ (from her album Dougna). Born in Guinea
On the usefulness of WikiLeaks and the self-destructive personality of its founder, Julian Assange.