As luck would have it, victory went to Ukraine

Ukraine’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest shows “the immense public support” enjoyed by the country attacked by Russia, NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana ruled on Sunday. Eurovision. “We saw yesterday (Saturday) the immense public support across Europe (…)” a public strongly conditioned by the one-way media bombardment which speaks volumes about the relativity … Read more

The global tourism industry is expected to create 126 million jobs over the next decade

Manila – The global tourism industry is expected to create nearly 126 million jobs worldwide between 2022 and 2032, said a report released Thursday on the sidelines of the World Tourism Summit in Manila. The latest Economic Impact Report from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) notes that the travel and tourism sector will … Read more

In Cairo, curls, freedom to the tips of your hair

“For me it was beautiful”: for years, Rola straightened her hair. Today, in her salon for frizzy and curly hair, she and her colleague Sara accompany the “revolution” of beauty codes that has won Egypt. “Entire generations have grown up with unsuitable ideals of beauty” because they refer to Western codes, deplores Sara Safwat. And … Read more

Two Moroccan artists at the International Contemporary Art Fair

Paris – Moroccan painters Nadia Chellaoui and Loubna Idrissi exhibit their paintings at the International Contemporary Art Fair “Art Shopping”, whose opening took place Friday evening at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. Also a designer, Nadia Chellaoui is the guest of honor at the Divine Académie Française des Arts, Lettres et Culture stand, where … Read more

The 13th Saint-Louis Documentary Film Festival from May 10 to 14

Dakar – The 13th edition of the Saint-Louis Documentary Film Festival (north of Senegal) will take place from May 10 to 14, the organizers have indicated. The date of the event, which was usually organized in December, has been brought forward due to the cool climate at the end of the year in the northern … Read more

”Picasso in Dakar 1972-2022” highlights the artist’s links with Africa

Dakar – The exhibition “Picasso in Dakar, 1972-2022” aimed at discovering the links between the famous Spanish painter and the artistic heritage of Africans, opened its doors on Friday at the Museum of Black Civilizations (MCN) in the capital Senegalese. In this exhibition, the second of its kind hosted by the capital Dakar after that … Read more

In full boom, private jets ignore the pandemic and oil prices

Between the “Flygskam” (the shame of flying), the pandemic and now the surge in oil prices, airlines are accumulating turbulence. Private jet operators have rarely fared so well. Faced with the fear of the virus, but also the elimination of many scheduled flights, the demand for private jets has soared. According to Eurocontrol, the traffic … Read more

the luxury industry goes virtual

Avatars dressed as Moncler or Gucci, a Burberry NFT (unique digital object) taking on the appearance of a video game shark called Sharky B., the luxury sector is investing in the new virtual world, synonymous with additional outlets and where it is found there in terms of “values”. “Luxury is at the forefront” in the … Read more

an Italian cold case

An argument gone wrong? Blackmail ? The hand of the underworld or of the extreme right? Almost half a century after the murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini, filmmaker and provocative writer who had no shortage of enemies, the mystery remains. Will we ever know what happened? Probably not. From the start, the investigation was botched, … Read more

Elon Musk and his brother in the crosshairs of the SEC for insider trading

Washington – Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk and his brother, Kimbal Musk, are being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), America’s stock market watchdog, for insider trading, reported the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. The SEC began investigating the Musk brothers last year after Kimbal Musk sold 88,500 Tesla shares, worth $108 … Read more