Denver Plans Direct Flights to a “Growing African Continent”

DENVER  — (AFRICA NEWS MATTERS)  Recently we learned Denver International Airport (DIA) and the city of Denver, fondly called the mile-high city, in the US state of Colorado, have begun exploring possibilities for direct flights to continental Africa. DIA has set up a team that is working on this initiative called Denver Air Service Committee.…

Africa News Highlights — April 8, 2022

DENVER — (AFRICA NEWS MATTERS)  AFRICA NEWS HIGHLIGHTS — April 8, 2022. WHY ARE WE DOING THIS? April 7, 2022 — The New York Times The New York Times: A Covid Mystery in Africa. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/07/podcasts/the-daily/covid-cases-africa.html April 4, 2022 — FIFA FIFA.com: Third time lucky for Cameroon?. https://www.fifa.com/news/cameroon-brazil-fifa-world-cup-draw-reunion April 4, 2022 — My Broadband South Africa’s top…

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How the Swahili Language Can Lift Up the African Continent

After so many years of talk about its potential, the African continent is waking up to understand and appreciate the power of unity represented by a language.  The African Union (AU) officially adopted Kiswahili or Swahili as one of the official working languages of the African continent, the Assembly of Heads of State and Government…

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After Years of Conflict, Libya Struggles for Unity

An African Nation Contending with Two Governments Tensions in Libya have risen again with the appointment of a new Premier, Fathi Bashagha, by the Parliament in Tobruk. Bashagha is now contending for the position with Abdel Hamid Dbeibah, an UN-recognized leader. After the announcement, Bashagha went to Tripoli airport to deliver his inaugural speech as…

New COVID Vaccine Aims to Boost Underserved Nations in Africa, India

  Why CORBEVAX?  Scientists in the state of Texas in America have developed a new accessible COVID-19 vaccine (CORBEVAX) to combat low inoculation rates in low-income and underserved countries. Hailed as “the World’s COVID-19 vaccine,” Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine’s CORBEVAX uses the conventional method of taking a harmless protein from the…