In Case You Missed It: 12/21/15 – 12/27/15

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, an African actress is cast in new Harry Potter play, Benin’s PM walks away from a helicopter crash, and an explosion in Nigeria kills nine. African Actress Cast As Hermione Granger Actress…

In Case You Missed It: 12/14/15 – 12/21/15

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, Burundi takes center stage in discussions at the African Union, the U.S. Senate unanimously passes Electrify Africa Act. U.S. Senate Passes 2015 Electrify Africa Bill The legislation which requires the president of…

In Case You Missed It: 12/7/15 – 12/13/15

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, farmers in Burkina Faso take a risk, South Africa appoints a new Minister of Finance, and Burundi’s crisis continues. Farmers In Burkina Faso Reject Industrial Farming Farmers in Burkina Faso are taking…

In Case You Missed It: 11/30/15 – 12/6/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week, the Africa Pavilion at COP21 kicks off, China gives $60 billion in aid to Africa, and Libya takes steps towards peace. Africa Pavilion at COP21 Begins A panel comprised of African heads of state,…

In Case You Missed It: 11/23/15 – 11/29/15

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, Pope Francis visits Africa, the citizens of Burkina Faso cast their votes, and the WHO is criticized for their Ebola response. Pope Francis Visits Africa Pope Francis embarked on a six-day mission…

In Case You Missed It 11/9/15 – 11/15/15

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, leaders reject EU plans for Africa, East African nations step up security, and big news from Zimbabwe. After Paris attacks, Kenya and Uganda step up security Kenya and Uganda have stepped up…

In Case You Missed It 11/2/15 – 11/8/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week brings news of the world’s largest solar power plant, an African data boom, record numbers of African immigrants in the US, and another victory over Ebola. Morocco to Build World’s Largest Solar Power Plant…

In Case You Missed It 10/26/15 – 11/1/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week brings news of a beer merger which impacts consumers in Africa, a change in AGOA trade benefits, and terror in Somalia.   Beer Merger Hints at Economic Change Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to pay…

In Case You Missed It 10/19/15 to 10/25/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week we look at a story with concerns for Africa’s dwindling middle class, an editorial reminds Obama about his own statements, a big headline about a Canadian first, and another African leader attempts an extension…

In Case You Missed It 10/12/15 – 10/18/15

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, bloggers are freed in an African country, the U.S. deploys troops in Central Africa, and African leaders head to India for a summit.     African Leaders Prepare for India-Africa Summit More…