Kamfer Ronelda
(poetess)
Kouvouama Abel, born in the Congo, is a French anthropologist expert on Central Africa and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Brazzaville, and the University of Pau.
Professor at the University of Pau and Pays de l’Adour (Ufr Humanities, Languages ​​and Social Sciences), Holder of the Chair of Anthropology History, Its research topics are:
– The African modernity, politics and religion.
– The Francophone Literature and society.

This Monday, November 11th at the conference “Africa is growing, but she believes in herself? “.
Dj ATAYA, founder of the “Almighty Collective of West Ambianceurs”, host of Electro Bamako Prun program on ‘Friday 20H 21H.
It is for the Ambiancer the evening you propose his selection, between traditional songs and contemporary music, the sound of the djembe … tropicalism Unclamped Africa Sounds for you to travel, of course, but also the sounds best … takers …

Present at the festive evening of Saturday, November 9th.
After studying film at the University Samir Benchikh attack very quickly to implementation. Sababou (2013) is his first documentary, he speaks of the economic and social situation in the Ivory Coast.

This Friday, October 18 at the projection Sababou.

Samir Benchikh
(director)

Abel Kouvouama
(anthropologist)
Tuhfat Mouhtare grew up in Africa and the Comoros, before leaving for his studies in France. First work Tuhfat Mouhtare suspended Souls is a collection of nine new each bearing different stories that would locate mainly on the islands of Comoros even if some are décentrent to France.

This Thursday, November 6th at the party Discovering African literature.

Mouhtare Tuhfat
(writer)

Chabasseur Eglantine
(journalist)
Eglantine Chabasseur lives in Paris but regularly share in West Africa as part of his reporting. Journalist, she worked in the private press in Dakar and was correspondent in Paris the Senegalese newspaper Le Quotidien. She collaborates in different publications or expertise, with topics often related to music, or political society of Africa and its diasporas.

This Wednesday, November 13 at the screening of African Cypher.

Ronelda Kamfer, born June 16, 1981 in Blackheath, near Cape Town, is a South African poet speaking Afrikaans.
Ronelda Kamfer publishes first poems in anthologies and magazines in South Africa and the Netherlands. Among the authors whose influence she claims, she mentions include Derek Walcott, Charles Bukowski and the South African poet Antjie Krog.
His first collection of poems, entitled Noudat slapende Honde (Now that the cat sleeping) seems to Kwela editions in 2008 in Cape Town.

This Thursday 14 November during the evening Poets of South Africa.
Khadi Hane was born in Dakar in 1962. She studied in France, then in Limoges in Nanterre, where she studied applied foreign languages ​​and business options trade. Novelist and playwright, she draws on experiences to express his anger and hopes.
She is president of Black Arts and Culture, association to tour the theatrical production of works in Southern authors, and is currently writing a new novel and a new play. She lives between Paris and Dakar.

This Saturday, November 16 at the literary taste.

Khadi Hane
(writer)

Born in the United States in 1979, is from a family of South African exiles back to Johannesburg when she was sixteen. In English language, his poems often inspired hip-hop, question the diversity and unity of the “Rainbow Nation”, the status of women, violence, themes with a sense of urgency, humor and a certain rawness. In France, a title is published by the House of Poetry of Nantes.

This Thursday 14 November during the evening Poets of South Africa.

Lebo Mashile
(poetess)

Victor Kathémo is a Congolese-born French writer born in 1969 in Bukavu, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Playwright and novelist, he published including The Wall of lamentation and Bellevie The train RFI prize at contest. His novel or be born not to be born black is a fresco on the condition of the black man in the contemporary world. His lyrical and symbolic work is marked by a permanent political commitment. It is a founder of centipede editions.

This Thursday, November 6 during the evening Discovery of African literature.

Victor Kathémo
(writer)
It was after his university studies, he became interested in art and culture, which began to take a prominent place in his life.
His love of theater led him to the independent theater Brazzaville and at the Centre for Training and Research in Drama (CFRAD) parallel where he made ​​his debut as an actor and director.

Nowadays, it is also distinguished by its contribution to the cultural and traditional research of its terroir of Grand Kongo.

This Monday, November 11th during the evening If Africa had told me …

Luemba M’Poaty
(storyteller)

Dj Ataya
(Disc jockey)
An effervescent group, which brings together musicians with different backgrounds around Mad Lenoir. Burkinabe griot, songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist and addict kora, it is connected directly connected to the world. Drawing inspiration from its African roots, Mad Lenoir combines with jazz, reggae, groove, funk or afro-beat, a style called Afro-fusion.

This Saturday, November 9 during the festive evening.

Mad Lenoir
(musician)

Lord Ekomy ☥ Ndong, whose real name is a member of the Gabonese hip-hop training Movaizhaleine group he founded in early 1990 in Libreville, Gabon.
Pan-African activist and passionate about African cultures, it clearly claims the mvett as the main influence in his compositions and his writing.
He has to his credit numerous collaborations with most of Gabon’s urban scene or wider African (Daara J, Pee Froiss, Awadi of Senegal, Kajeem Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso Smockey of …)

This Monday, November 11th at the conference Africa grows, but she believes in herself? and Wednesday, November 13 at the screening of African Cypher.


Ndong Ekomy
(rapper / producer)

Nimrod Bena Djangrang, better known by the pen name of Nimrod, born December 7, 1959 at Koyom in southern Chad, is a poet, novelist and essayist.
He said, “write the French from the shores of its strangeness” and states that “it is time to consider the French as an African language.” Nimrod is also the founder of the literary magazine Francophile Agotem to Obsidiane editions.
He received the 2008 Édouard-Glissant Price, intended to honor an outstanding artistic work of our time using the poetic and political values ​​of the philosopher and writer Édouard Glissant: the poetics of various, miscegenation and all forms of emancipation, the imaginary, languages ​​and cultures.

This Thursday, November 6th at the party Discovering African literature.

Nimrod
(writer)

Born in 1976 in Bafia, Cameroon, Simon grew up in a musical family. Influenced by the Bantu rhythms and traditions bafias, he created his own style, the Bitibak.

This Saturday, November 2 at the launch party of the musical home of the Casa Africa Nantes.

Simon Nwambeben
(musician)

Sociologist and teacher-researcher, Jean-Claude Rabeherifara is also deputy director of CILDA-UP10-Nanterre. He is very involved in the promotion and enhancement of Madagascar. He is Vice President of the Consortium for Solidarity with Madagascar, and takes part in the editorial board of Today Africa – review AFASPA.

This Friday, November 15 at the round table Diasporas in electoral processes in Africa, and if the change came from them?

Jean Claude Rabeherifara
(journalist)

Founding member of the group Y is tired of Senegal. Today he is the coordinator of the movement and has made several trips around the world to present their struggle.

This Thursday, November 6th at the party Discovering African literature.

Aliou Sane
(journalist)

I brahima Signaté, journalist, author of Africa condemned to hope a book published by L’Harmattan.

This Monday, November 11th at the conference Africa grows, but she believes in herself?

Ibrahima Signaté
(journalist)

Former ambassador, president of the Coalition against Trafficking in Women (CATW Africa), founder and president of the association for the advancement and protection of women’s rights (APDF).

This Monday, November 11th at the conference Africa grows, but she believes in herself? and Friday 15 November at the the round table Diasporas in electoral processes in Africa, and if the change came from them?

Fatoumata Sire Diakite
(President of Association / ex Ambassador)

Burkinabe actor storyteller, born in Bobo-Dioulasso, he is passionate about the arts of speech. Also known as my stage name Baronibaro, Bakary now lives in France. Tellers involved in the network “The Source”, his repertoire is in the traditional Burkinabé culture and mixes traditional tales and original stories. He tale in French and in Dioula, her mother tongue.

This Monday, November 11 at the tale evening.

Bakary Traoré
(storyteller)

Consultant, President of the International Chamber for the Council and the Promotion of African enterprises.

This Monday, November 11th at the conference Africa grows, but she believes in herself?

Zanga Domnique
(consultant)

Via Katlehong Dance is now part of the international choreographic landscape, tours and multiplying success. Originally from South Africa, one of the most dynamic countries in the continent in terms of artistic creation, the company likes to mix genres, confronting horizons.

This Wednesday, November 13 for the projection of The African Cypher.