In Case You Missed It: 6/20/15 – 6/27/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week brings controversy over President Obama’s visit to Ethiopia, an election outcome in Burundi and a U.S. visit by Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari.  1. President Barack Obama arrived in Ethiopia Sunday night in the final…

In Case You Missed It: 7/13/15 – 7/19/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week saw the release of five jailed Ethiopian bloggers, banning of full face veils in Cameroon and the opening of sub-Saharan Africa’s first Starbucks.  1. Starbucks will open its first sub-Saharan Africa coffee shop in…

In Case You Missed It 07/6/15 – 07/11/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and about Africa.  In the week just passed we look at two Africa-related stories making headline news around the world. Police arrest opposition party leaders in Uganda and Ethiopia releases bloggers as Obama visit nears. Uganda crack down on the opposition In the lead up to…

In Case You Missed It 6/29/15 – 7/5/15

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. In the past week, a controversial vote was made in Burundi, another case of Ebola confirmed in Liberia and a victory for LGBT rights in Mozambique.  1. While the U.S. celebrates a victory for LGBTQ couples…

In Case You Missed It 06/22/15-06/28/15

The most important of this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. AGOA lives on, Buhari prepares for U.S. visit In the week that just passed, we look at two key stories making headline news about Africa. Both the U.S. House and Senate reauthorized AGOA, or the African…

In Case You Missed It 6/15/15 – 6/21/15

The most important of this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up. This week, major steps made in the fight against illegal ivory poaching, a Denver figure runs for president in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda weighs changing its constitution.  1. As part of a…