Why Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict Is Dominating Africa Headline News

  Tensions in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region have gone from talking about the potential for conflict into what is now the aftermath of a war between the country’s federal government in Addis Ababa and the regional government in Tigray. An estimated six million people live in the Tigray region.  Since fighting began on November 4,…

How Covid-19 Is Exposing Africa Media Bias Once Again

The coronavirus pandemic has brought human ingenuity to the fore. The situation has sparked a remarkable resurgence in the human spirit as people all over the world are striving in an inspiring bid to emphasize man’s most primal instinct, survival. Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, has killed over 300,000 people globally and effectively…

On Russian Trolls in Ghana, Nigeria — What CNN Got Right and Wrong

If you are an avid consumer of international news you may have seen the story which Cable News Network aka CNN ran recently about Russian trolls in Ghana and Nigeria. This story is especially relevant for the United States government as it relates to the issue of meddling in its elections by foreign entities. But…

Coronavirus Vs Ebola: Media Matters Shows a Contrast in Fox News’ Coverage

Fox News has been misinforming the American public for decades. The U.S. TV audience is very much vulnerable and susceptible to the lies which Fox News puts out. This is why Fox remains a rating bonanza. Their hypocrisy on the coverage of the coronavirus pandemic compared to the coverage of the Ebola epidemic is mind…

Sudan Coup, Fighting in Libya, Rwandan Genocide Remembrance – Lead Africa Headlines

Fighting in Libya Threatens Security in Entire Northern Africa Region In Libya, the news is not about progress in the country – it’s about instability there which helped push American troops out, albeit temporarily. It’s not clear where the U.S. troops, escaping the intense fighting in Tripoli, are relocating to. Eight years after former Libyan…

Africa Agenda Director Cautions Americans To Beware Of Africa Misinformation

During the 36th Annual Black World Conference at Metropolitan State University of Denver on February 13, Africa Agenda founder and director -George Bamu spoke about African Politics and the Western Media. It’s a subject that the organization and its leaders hold near and dear to heart. Africa Agenda, a U.S. 501c (3) non-profit was founded…

In The Era of Trump — Six Things Every African Journalist – Blogger Must Know

It is critical for those who advocate on behalf of the African continent, African bloggers and journalists especially, to take a stand and fight for the continent we believe in. African bloggers need to have a voice on the internet, just as the military has a voice on the military affairs of a nation, or…

After it skipped Africa analysis, CU professor says NYT report is “S***hole” stereotype”

I did not know many of the reports Peter S. Goodman alluded to in his January 27 article in The New York Times had come out until University of Colorado (CU) professor of Anthropology Laura Deluca drew my attention to them. Deluca spends much of her time learning about the African continent and interacting with…