In Case You Missed It: 3/13/17 – 3/21/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, countries in Africa are limiting imports to support economic growth, and all African delegates denied visas for Africa Summit held in U.S. African Nations Propose Limits to Imports into their Countries Kenya and Ethiopia are among the countries that are taking measures to…

In Case You Missed It: 2/27/17 – 3/5/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, Akon brings light to Gambia, and a new sickle cell treatment brings hope to millions. Akon Arrives In Gambia Rapper Akon arrived in the Gambia this week as part of his “Akon Lighting Africa” initiative. He will meet with Gambian President…

In Case You Missed It: 2/21/17 – 2/27/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news,  Nij Collins of Cameroon wins Google Code-In competition, the 19th Africa Energy Forum dates are confirmed, and South Africa remains in the International Criminal Court despite President Zuma’s notice of withdrawal. Google Code-In competition sees first black-African winner The Google Code-In…

In Case You Missed It: 2/6/17-2/12/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, impactAFRICA proposals are being accepted across the African continent, Somalia’s newly elected president has dual-U.S. citizenship, and Morocco is readmitted to the African Union. impactAFRICA encouraging innovation for budding journalists ImpactAFRICA is the sister initiative of InnovateAfrica, a competitive program that seeks…

In Case You Missed It: 1/30/17 – 2/6/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, Africans scrutinize United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s role in enabling dictators in the continent and despite the Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) football win, the situation in Cameroon could take a turn for the worse. Rex Tillerson’s Ties to…

In Case You Missed It: 1/23/17 -1/29/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, the Gambia’s new president comes home, African clinics face tough times, and one of African literature’s most important voices passes away. Adama Barrow officially becomes President of the Gambia A week after he was supposed to give up power, Gambian President…

In Case You Missed It: 1/16/17-1/22/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, 16 countries compete in the African Cup of Nations and a crackdown on social media in Cameroon. African Cup of Nations Holds in Gabon Football or soccer is a global sport. As the most popular sport in the African continent, it’s…

In Case You Missed It: 1/3/17 – 1/16/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news,world leaders wrap up the 2017 France-Africa summit in Mali, and embattled Gambian leader Yayah Jammeh continues to lead the Africa news headlines around the world. With France-Africa summit 2017, Francois Hollande Builds Africa legacy This week the 27th France-Africa summit was…

In Case You Missed It: 12/26/16 – 1/2/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, politics take center stage in the African continent. Elections in The Gambia and Ghana are being finalized and a look ahead to Zimbabwe in 2018. Election Results in The Gambia Gambian President Yahya Jammeh surprised nearly the entire world when he…

In Case You Missed It 10/31/16 – 11/6/16

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, beauty goes beyond skin, a Tanzanian professor gets a new job, and a missing Chibok schoolgirl is found. World’s First Albino Beauty Pageant Held In Kenya Over the years, many people and organizations have worked to spread awareness of the prejudices…