Kante is best known for his dance song "Yeke Yeke," which was a huge hit in Africa before becoming a No 1 in several European countries in 1988.
In a matter of days, African leaders have made multiple appeals for financial aid to combat the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Opposition parties and civil society organisations have called for fresh protests on Monday and Tuesday after the African nation held a disputed referendum that critics say is a ploy to keep the president in power.
President AlphaConde is proposing a change to the constitution to codify gender equality and introduce other social reforms.
A photograph posted to social media of a man sleeping in uniform while on break has caused a national scandal in France.
As part of a series, TRT World explores fascinating stories of African figures whose contribution to humanity has been largely neglected.
Ask anyone who the world’s all-time richest person is and you’ll probably hear Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Gates or Warren Buffett - but that is of course, wrong.
The CFA Franc has always seen as a vestige of colonialism, but now eight West African countries are aiming to decolonise and start their own currency.
In any country in the world, the resignation of the health minister days after the declaration of an international health emergency should not only be worrying but alarming.
At least four people who were working in an old gold mine banned from use due to the risks of rock slides perished in the rock slide in northeast Guinea
The journey of an Australian filmmaker from giving birth prematurely to a ship full of volunteer doctors sailing to West Africa.
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