In the Interview: Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara
The Crisis in Mali: West Africa calls for More Support
Although Djembe drumming is traditionally coming from West Africa, the tradition has spread in many countries across the globe. In Germany, many people are embracing the music and are keen to learn how to beat the drum.
Former Mali Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has stolen a substantial march in the western African nation’s presidential election. With around a third of the votes counted by Tuesday, Keita holds a "wide lead."
A report released this week by Amnesty International says soldiers in Ivory Coast and allied militias are killing and torturing supporters of ousted president Laurent Gbagbo.
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