In Case You Missed It 9/28/15 – 10/4/15

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, China continues its soft power campaign in Africa, a war of words between two East African nations, and the World Health Organization (WHO) makes a prediction about the future of AIDS. China…

In Case You Missed It 9/20/15 – 9/27/15

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, the Obama administration provides aid to help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS, the administration is increasing efforts to stop Boko Haram, the situation in Burkina Faso continues to evolve, Nigeria holds its…

In Case You Missed It 9/14/15 – 9/19/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. 1. Protesters demand end to military rule In Burkina Faso At least three people are reported killed and more than 60 injured by troops in the African nation of Burkina Faso, according to the Reuters News…

In Case You Missed It 9/7/15 – 9/13/15

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 newly discovered human ancestor, Nigeria’s new World Trade Center, and a new diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and Somalia. Scientists in South Africa announced that they have discovered a new…

In Case You Missed It 9/1/15 – 9/6/15

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 the threat posed by religious radicals in a Central African nation, the effects of technological innovation in many African countries, and a sporting extravaganza begins in Brazzaville. 1. Religious radicals risk…

In Case You Missed It 8/24/15 – 8/30/15

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 an economic slowdown, a victory for Kenya’s athletes, a setback for Sierra Leone in the battle against Ebola, and Chad’s crackdown on Boko Haram terrorists. 1. African Economies Slow Down Due…

In Case You Missed It 8/17/15 – 8/23/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. The week brings news about the launch of Google’s newest gadget in several African countries, as well as analysis from Foreign Affairs magazine which gives a rating of the Obama administration’s Africa policy thus far. Google…

In Case You Missed It 8/11/15 – 8/16/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. The week bring news about a live-tweet that made news around the world, a travel website that is expanding into markets in Africa, another menace from the Boko Haram and a crack down on slave owners…

In Case You Missed It 8/4/15 – 8/8/15

 The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning  Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week brings news about talks of Museveni running for re-election as president of Uganda, Cameroon returns 12,000 Nigerian refugees, and a Mali hotel siege that ends with 12 people dead. Meseveni seeking another term in…