Durban sings! (or talk!)

Last Monday, I’ve attended the Durban Sings! launch at the recent Keleketla Library. Built on the ruins of a ‘native prison’ during apartheid on what is now the Drill Hall the Keleketla library. The Drill Hall has been in the past years taken over by a collective on young people motivated by the idea of…

GISW 2008: Democratic Republic of Congo

2 years ago, I contributed to the Global Information Society Watch, published by the APC, basically making a summary of a  feasibility study produced in 2007 by Alternatives, in collaboration with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), XitTelecom, and the non-profit multi-sectoral organisation DMTIC (Dynamique Multisectorielle pour les TIC). 2 years later it seems that…

La Chinafrique

La Chinafrique Serge Michel et Michel Beuret, éditions Grasset & Fasquelle, Paris, 2008, 345 pages. « En quelques années, la Chine en Afrique est passée de sujet pointu pour les spécialistes en géopolitique à un terme central dans les relations internationales et la vie quotidienne du continent. » La Chinafrique relate l’enquête de Serge Michel, correspondant en…