Sall opens Senegal’s Musée des Civilisations noires

Sall opens Senegal’s Musée des Civilisations noires

Senegal opened its long-awaited Musée des Civilisations noires (MCN) on Thursday, with President Macky Sall on hand to deliver the keynote address at inaugural ceremonies in Dakar. The museum realizes a pan-African vision that dates to the era of the country’s first president and was completed with more than USD$34…

Mozambique university opens new archaeology museum

Mozambique university opens new archaeology museum

In Mozambique, the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane has celebrated the opening of its new Museum of Archaeology – the first to span the southeastern African nation’s history from the lower stone age to modern societies. The museum in Maputo, affiliated with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FLCS) and managed by…

French authorities say injured Egyptian is behind Louvre attack

French authorities say injured Egyptian is behind Louvre attack

Authorities in France say a 29-year-old Egyptian is responsible for the attack Friday morning at the Louvre Museum in Paris, and he remains in the hospital with injuries. Prosecutor François Molins, speaking at a press conference, said the suspect was tentatively identified through his cellphone. He was not previously known…