Covid-19 Spared Africa — This Reality Isn’t Bad Enough for Some in the US Media to Publish

In journalism, there is such a thing as agenda-setting – how the mass media — newspapers, radio, and TV, and the plurality of online channels — prioritize the news for publication. The idea that some news stories would take precedence over others gained credence with thought leaders, Maxwell McCombs and Donald Shaw, during the 1968…

There is a Case for Susan Rice as US Vice President

As America crawls toward the November 3 General Election, there is plenty of speculation, including prognostication, about who former vice-president and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden will pick as his running mate. First, some context. Perhaps you are not a political junkie, you are just a layperson or an average Joe and may be wondering…

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…

How Five African Nations Are Battling Covid-19

The news is full of bad reports about the Covid-19 pandemic which is wreaking havoc all over the world. With a vaccine at least months, if not a year away, there is cause for some optimism in the fight against the disease in the African continent. As we have been tracking how nations are dealing…

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…

As Coronavirus Spreads, WHO says “End in Sight” for Ebola in the DRC

The news that the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is nearing the end did not receive the news coverage it deserves.  Instead, what we heard about the most was coverage for the coronavirus which continues to spread around the world.  Ebola in the DRC in 2018, as well as Ebola in…

News about African Migrants Flocking to the U.S.-Mexico Border – Lead Africa Headlines

As more people from the African continent leave to seek opportunities elsewhere, the route to a better life outside of the continent is taking many not just through North Africa and the Mediterranean which leads into Europe, but also through countries in South America in the attempt to get to the United States. On June…