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  • Ambassador right
    February 03 2016

    I am Artist

    For the past few months, the world has been shaken deeply by various terrorist attacks and one sentence,  one debate and one slogan always comes ba...

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  • Alg%c3%a9rie art libre
    January 16 2015

    Algeria: Mobilization for free art

    His name is Abdou Vita Boy from Algeria. He was arrested on 15 January in Algiers.  His crime? Singing in the streets of the Algerian capital. H...

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  • Cameroon hr day
    December 10 2015

    Cameroon: Artist Rights' Challenges in North West

    Human Rights Day Celebration in Bamenda (Cameroon) on the 10th December 2015, brought together 20 participants in the different artistic sphere amo...

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  • Egypt amphi
    December 10 2015

    Egypt: Expression and repression

    In recent years, the Egyptian arts and culture sector has faced debilitating repression. In 2014, a new law was passed to regulate receipt of exter...

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  • Nigeria jelili campaign
    January 29 2016

    Dark Days for Artists in Nigeria

    There have been a number of troubling incidents in the Nigerian arts sector during  December and January. 1) Jelili Atiku arrested Jelili At...

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  • 1 alphadi 2
    January 29 2016

    Alphadi designated a UNESCO Artist for Peace

      The Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Irina Bokova has designated the famous Nigerien fashion designer, Alphadi (born Sidahmed Alphadi Seidnaly) ...

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  • Festival sur le niger resized
    January 29 2016

    Festival sur le Niger – from 3 to 7 February in Segou, Mali

    Mali’s premier festival, ‘Festival sur le Niger’ will be hosted from 3-7 February in Segou. The 2016 special edition of Festival sur le Niger, t...

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  • Acp resized
    January 29 2016

    ACP launches study of training courses in cultural management and entrepreneurship

    The study into ACP cultural training courses provides a comparative analysis on the availability and accessibility of cultural management and cultu...

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  • Mali stage 2
    January 29 2016

    ‘Status of the artist’ bill adopted in Mali

    The Council of Ministers of Mali of January 6, 2016 finally adopted the draft decree on the status of artists. This draft decree defines the art...

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