Tagged: African Diaspora

EPFL Professor Edgard Gnansounou

Introducing EPFL Professor Edgard Gnansounou

BY KOSSI GBEDIGA Beninese Professor Edgard Gnansounou heads a research group at one of the world’s most prestigious universities. École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne), EPFL, is......

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Hail to “The African”

Hail to The African Just as Afro-Americans in the early forties cheered Negro Digest, The African was hailed by Africans and Americans cutting across socio-professional and racial backgrounds both in the United States and Africa,...

Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o, the best African soccer player of all time

How African soccer players dazzle Europe

BY EBOW GODWIN AND JAMES ASUKA  The amazing prolific exploits of superstar Samuel Eto’o at Inter Milan and Barcelona succinctly summarize how the creativity, skills and talents of African soccer mega-stars have helped to lift their...

Djimon Hounsou signs the book after receiving a distinction in his home country Benin

Movie star Djimon Hounsou’s homecoming

BY LOU SIFA Djimon Hounsou, the American movie star originally from Benin, West Africa who rose to fame thanks to his role in Steven Spielberg’s 1997 film Amistad, and later gained increased popularity with his critically-acclaimed......

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