In Case You Missed It: 5/1/17 – 5/31/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa In this week’s news, an Ethiopian is elected the new WHO Managing Director, South Africa’s President faces more investigations for alleged corruption, and longtime Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe goes on a speaking tour. Ethiopian Politician Named Head of the WHO The World Health Organization (WHO)…

In Case You Missed It: 4/24/17 – 5/1/17

ENCA.com In this week’s news, the world’s first malaria vaccine is being developed, China puts pressure on African fisheries, and the Pope visits Egypt. Malaria Vaccine Trials To Start Soon Beginning next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) will begin real-world testing of its new malaria vaccine. The vaccine will be tested in Kenya, Ghana,…

In Case You Missed It: 4/3/17 – 4/12/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. As the global consumption of beer increases, production and sales from Africa see growth, and the U.S. Council of Foreign Relations writes about entrenched African leadership. Africa Projected to Beat North America in Beer Sales by 2040 In the last several years there has been…

In Case You Missed It: 3/27/17 – 4/2/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, United States President Donald Trump targets Somalia, the United Nations deals a blow to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and a Nigerian pilot makes history. US Orders Airstrikes in Somalia In an effort to fight terrorism around the world, President…

In Case You Missed It: 3/13/17 – 3/21/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, countries in Africa are limiting imports to support economic growth, and all African delegates denied visas for Africa Summit held in U.S. African Nations Propose Limits to Imports into their Countries Kenya and Ethiopia are among the countries that are taking measures to…

In Case You Missed It: 2/27/17 – 3/5/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, Akon brings light to Gambia, and a new sickle cell treatment brings hope to millions. Akon Arrives In Gambia Rapper Akon arrived in the Gambia this week as part of his “Akon Lighting Africa” initiative. He will meet with Gambian President…

In Case You Missed It: 2/21/17 – 2/27/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news,  Nij Collins of Cameroon wins Google Code-In competition, the 19th Africa Energy Forum dates are confirmed, and South Africa remains in the International Criminal Court despite President Zuma’s notice of withdrawal. Google Code-In competition sees first black-African winner The Google Code-In…

In Case You Missed It: 2/6/17-2/12/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, impactAFRICA proposals are being accepted across the African continent, Somalia’s newly elected president has dual-U.S. citizenship, and Morocco is readmitted to the African Union. impactAFRICA encouraging innovation for budding journalists ImpactAFRICA is the sister initiative of InnovateAfrica, a competitive program that seeks…

In Case You Missed It: 1/30/17 – 2/6/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, Africans scrutinize United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s role in enabling dictators in the continent and despite the Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) football win, the situation in Cameroon could take a turn for the worse. Rex Tillerson’s Ties to…

In Case You Missed It: 1/23/17 -1/29/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, the Gambia’s new president comes home, African clinics face tough times, and one of African literature’s most important voices passes away. Adama Barrow officially becomes President of the Gambia A week after he was supposed to give up power, Gambian President…