July 2023

Aujourd’hui je vous parle du Sudan

Moussaab, the frantic Sudanese footballer  Moussaab is 22 years old and comes from Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, which seceded from Southern Sudan in 2011. Moussaab loves Khartoum because he treats it as a football field. He plays for hours on end in the alleys of the city. Like many Sudanese, he is passionate about

Aujourd’hui je vous parle de la Guinée

Guinea, but which Guinea?  To clear any uncertainty, Mohammed Diallo comes from Guinea, also known as “Guinea-Conakry”, not to be confused with its neighbours Guinea-Bissau (former Portuguese colony) and Equatorial Guinea (former Spanish colony). France colonised Guinea; its capital is “Conakry”, hence the name Guinea-Conakry, quite simply! In the Berber language, Guinea means “Land of

Aujourd’hui je vous parle de la République Démocratique du Congo

Florence, the colourful Congolese dressmaker!  Florence is 47 years old and comes from the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kinshasa, which she advises everyone to visit. She now works in the sewing workshop of the Foundation, Migrants du Monde. So it’s among scissors and thimble that we set off to meet her. In