African Women Are Taking a Stand in Colorado, USA Politics  

Hanna Bogale is one of 7 candidates running to fill two at-large positions on the Aurora, Colorado city council.  As a second-generation Ethiopian American, she believes it is critical for more Africans to become involved in politics to encourage the younger generation to get their voices heard. “Everybody in the African community hears American politics…

US Media Neglecting Impact of Controversial DACA Decision on African Communities

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) has been a topic of controversial discussions for the last few years. While the topic remains important, recently its been overshadowed by other subjects. Even so, the impact of a decision by a US federal judge who declared the program illegal has thrown the future of thousands…

CNN Int’l Gives Oxygen to the Forgotten Cameroon Anglophone Crisis

A destabilizing war between the government in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and Anglophone separatists, has been going on for more than four years. Hundreds of civilians have died as a result. Thousands have been displaced and are now refugees in neighboring countries. Most negotiations to resolve the conflict appear to have failed. With each passing day that…

Uncovering the News — 03/30/21 – 04/05/21

What’s At Stake: The news media applauds Basketball Africa League (BAL) which kicks off its inaugural season on May 16 at Kigali World Arena, news organizations examine the actions of the French military that resulted in civilian deaths in the nation of Mali, and media outlets report clashes and killings in Sudan. Basketball Africa League…