UN Official: Sudan Needs World’s Support in Transition to Democracy

A U.N. offi­cial says Sudan is at a crit­i­cal junc­ture as it tran­si­tions to a democ­ra­cy and needs the sup­port of the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty to over­come its myr­i­ad eco­nom­ic chal­lenges. Rose­mary DiCar­lo, U.N. under­­sec­re­­tary-gen­er­al for polit­i­cal and peace­build­ing affairs on

In Case You Missed It: 8/08/16 – 8/15/16

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, Zam­bians go to the polls, and an edi­tor looks at the 2016 U.S. elec­tion and its like­ly impact on the African con­ti­nent. Edgar Lun­du Declared Win­ner of Con­test­ed Zam­bia Elec­tion After ten­sions and calls for a recount of the vote, Zambian…

In Case You Missed It: 8/1/16–8/7/16

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa In this week’s news, 54 coun­tries are rep­re­sent­ed at the 2016 Sum­mer Olympics in Rio and Pres­i­dent Oba­ma speaks to the Young African Lead­ers Ini­tia­tive. Fifty-Four African Nations Attend­ing Rio Olympics Of the 54 African coun­tries com­pet­ing in this years’ Olympics, only one team contends…

In Case You Missed It: 07/25/16 — 07/31/16

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa In this week’s news, Niger­ian sci­en­tists invent a new Malar­ia test, thou­sands of pro­test­ers take to the streets in Ethiopia, Tunisia ousts its prime min­is­ter, and Chad’s for­mer dic­ta­tor is ordered to pay for his crimes. New Malar­ia Test Allows For Self-Diag­no­sis Fyo­dor, a Nigerian…

In Case You Missed It: 7/18/16–7/24/16

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, Bill Gates invests $5 bil­lion into the African con­ti­nent and a look into the Man­dela Wash­ing­ton Fel­low­ship for Young African Lead­ers. Bill Gates to invest $5 bil­lion into the African con­ti­nent over the next 5 years Bill Gates, the founder of American…

In Case You Missed It: 7/11/16 — 7/17/16

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa In this week’s news, South Africa looks to the cos­mos, Moroc­co seeks rein­state­ment in the AU and Zam­bia hopes for a peace­ful elec­tion. South African Obser­va­to­ry Dis­cov­ers Hun­dreds of Galax­ies A radio array tele­scope in South Africa, known as MeerKAT, has dis­cov­ered hun­dreds of previously…

In Case You Missed It: 7/4/16 — 7/11/16

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa In this week’s news, we look at the ques­tions raised by Euro­pean teams being dom­i­nat­ed by Africans, and we find out why African entre­pre­neur­ship is boom­ing. African Foot­ballers in the Dias­po­ra Fac­ing a Dilem­ma of Loy­al­ty  Whether it’s in the Unit­ed States, Europe or in…