In Case You Missed It 10/31/16 – 11/6/16

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, beauty goes beyond skin, a Tanzanian professor gets a new job, and a missing Chibok schoolgirl is found. World’s First Albino Beauty Pageant Held In Kenya Over the years, many people and organizations have worked to spread awareness of the prejudices…

In Case You Missed It: 1/25/16 – 2/2/16

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. In this week’s news, U.S. Commerce Secretary undertakes a fact-finding mission to Nigeria and Rwanda, Congress passes Electrify Africa Act, and Power Africa outlines a roadmap for the future. U.S. Commerce Secretary Visits Nigeria and Rwanda…

In Case You Missed It: 1/18/16 – 1/24/16

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. In this week’s news, a new app reinvents laundry in Uganda, and Sierra Leone’s abortion bill faces a setback. New App Acts As “Uber” For Laundry Yoza is a new company that connects people looking for…

In Case You Missed It: 01/11/16 – 01/18/16

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. In this week’s news, South Africa goes head-to-head with the U.S. over chicken, meat and pork, and a new case of Ebola is discovered in Sierra Leone a day after it is declared Ebola-free. South Africa…

In Case You Missed It 06/22/15-06/28/15

The most important of this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. AGOA lives on, Buhari prepares for U.S. visit In the week that just passed, we look at two key stories making headline news about Africa. Both the U.S. House and Senate reauthorized AGOA, or the African…

In Case You Missed It 6/15/15 – 6/21/15

The most important of this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week, major steps made in the fight against illegal ivory poaching, a Denver figure runs for president in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda weighs changing its constitution.  1. As part of a…