In Case You Missed It: 4/25/16 – 5/1/16

  The most important in this week’s headlines out of and about Africa, for those who need help catching up. Papa Wemba’s Legacy Celebrated Worldwide The musical legacy of Papa Wemba, the Congolese musician who died on April 24, is being celebrated not just throughout the Africa continent but around the world. Wemba collapsed on…

In Case You Missed It: 3/28/16- 4/4/16

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, the Central African Republic names a new Prime Minister, and U.S. economist Harry Broadman wants our economic perceptions about Africa to change.  Economist, Harry Broadman, Frustrated By Notion of “Africa As A…

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…