Ethiopian photographer and educator Aïda Muluneh is showcasing the culture of her birth country in a series of 12 photographs displayed at more than 300 bus stops across Boston, New York, Chicago and Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Bambadjan Bamba worked hard for years to become a star in Hollywood. Now he's putting it all at risk, because he says he can no longer afford to be silent.
A group linked to al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for a massacre at a beach resort in Ivory Coast. It's the third attack on western-related targets in West Africa since November. So just how dangerous is West Africa becoming?
The song "Sweet Fanta Diallo (Adieu Soleil)" by the group Magic System caught my attention the other day. The band is from Ivory Coast. That's the same country where Alpha Blondy, the original singer of Sweet Fanta, is from. However, in Magic System's version, they dropped the last verse.
Big sporting events like the World Cup often increase prostitution. In Brazil, though, many of the sex workers are poor children. The World Cup is getting better press for the behavior of its Japanese fans, who stopped to pick up the trash at their stadium after the game. And we tell you about Game of Thrones, in real life, in today's Global Scan.
Who says you have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas in America? Since most everyone has the day off on December 25th, refugee communities often come together and create their own holiday traditions.
The PR-firm Ketchum, was involved in placing Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed in the Times. Ketchum counts the Russian government as one of its clients. It scored a victory and struck PR gold by landing the piece in America's paper of record.
While everyone is talking about Miley Cyrus's latest moves, no one is talking about Ivory Coast and a dance called the Mapouka. Known as the "butt dance," it was twerking before twerking was twerking.
The leaders of a military coup in Mali have issued a new constitution for the country while thousands of their supporters rally in the capital Bamako and protest foreign interference.