In Case You Missed It: 3/21/16 – 3/27/16

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and about Africa, for those who need help catching up. In this week’s news, more than half of Kenyans believe corruption is high, and the United Nations lists Africa’s happiest countries. United Nations Rank The Happiest African Countries The Sustainable Development Solutions Network has released the…

In Case You Missed It: 3/14/16 – 3/20/16

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and about Africa, for those who need help catching up. In this week’s news, many countries head to the polls, Egypt makes a major discovery, and Nigeria deals a blow to its women. Major Elections Held in Six African Countries On Sunday, voters in Benin, Cape…

In Case You Missed It: 3/7/16 – 3/13/16

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, Ivory Coast is rated a top spot for prospective investors into the African continent, and two economic giants try to bridge their difference. Nigeria And South Africa Mend Diplomatic Fences There is…

In Case You Missed It: 2/29/16 – 3/06/16

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, old guns provide a new economic prospect, and Africa’s millionaires are on the rise. Angola Recycles Old Guns To Create Steel Mill Fourteen years after the end of Angola’s decades-long civil war,…

In Case you Missed It 2/22/16 – 2/27/16

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, after a runoff election the Central African Republic picks Faustin Archange Touadéra to lead the country, the U.S. considers action to stem the tide in Boko Haram-related killings in Nigeria, and Zimbabwe’s…

In Case You Missed It: 2/15/16 – 2/21/16

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week, Ethiopia continues their successful fight against HIV/AIDS, Zambian President promises to have a female running mate in upcoming election,  and Nigeria’s army takes on Human Rights violations. Ethiopia Plans to Eliminate AIDS by 2030…

In Case You Missed It: 02/08/16 – 02/15/16

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, the Obama administration fiscal year budget 2017 requests 7.1 billion in assistance to the African continent, and former Chadean Leader, Hissene Habre, faces life in prison if convicted for crimes against humanity.…

In Case You Missed It: 2/1/16 – 2/7/16

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, social media falls for a polygamy hoax, the WHO urges Africans to be vigilant about the Zika virus, and Zimbabwe declares a state of disaster over drought. Social Media Falls for Eritrea’s…

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…