Truth about Africa Marks 6th Annual Africa Summit in Denver

On Fri­day, Nov. 5, Den­ver-based Africa Agen­da held its 6th Annu­al Africa Sum­mit where atten­dees par­tic­i­pat­ed in a vari­ety of table dis­cus­sions. Cen­tered on the sub­ject of Resilient Africa, the dis­cus­sions high­light­ed lessons the African con­ti­nent can offer towards bounc­ing back and thriv­ing in the face of adver­si­ty. Con­ver­sa­tion top­ics includ­ed peace and jus­tice, human…

Djibouti’s Green Energy Revolution Not Getting Attention It Deserves

Uncov­er­ing the News — 04/05/21 – 04/13/21 What’s At Stake: This world­wide silence about such a big accom­plish­ment for the small East African coun­try shows once again that for many news orga­ni­za­tions, Africa only makes the news in neg­a­tive instances.   Dji­bouti, an East African nation is mak­ing it big with green ener­gy. On April 13, The…

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 (BAL)…

Africa and U.S. Cities — A Recognition

With Africa and U.S. Cities, a doc­u­ment pub­lished by the Wash­ing­ton D.C.-based Cen­ter for Strate­gic and Inter­na­tion­al Studies(CSIS), news about the African con­ti­nent — its peo­ples, gov­ern­ments, insti­tu­tions, and activ­i­ties — nev­er stops. Cov­er­age of the con­ti­nent by Amer­i­­can-run, as well as African-run orga­ni­za­tions, and a mix of oth­ers, is what informs us about what…

Africa News Matters

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The George Floyd Matter — Local Issue, Global Consequences

The recent trag­ic death of George Floyd, anoth­er black vic­tim of police bru­tal­i­ty in Amer­i­ca, shook the world. Although occur­ring amidst arguably the dead­liest pan­dem­ic in mod­ern his­to­ry, the coro­n­avirus, news of his death stirred up a lot of emo­tions across the globe. These emo­tions led to protests through­out all 50 states in Amer­i­ca, and even…

The Transformation of Africa Post-Independence: Malcolm Newton

Today we bring to you Part 3 of Africa Agenda’s Cel­e­bra­tion of World Press Free­dom Day in 2019: A dis­cus­sion about media issues impact­ing jour­nal­ists in the African con­ti­nent.  Greet­ings to our all of guests in the Unit­ed States and around the world.  Lessons to be learned: Stu­dents must learn the ethics of the pro­fes­sion of…

Be Careful What You Share on Facebook: Professor Ben Bongang

Today we bring to you Part 2 of Africa Agenda’s Cel­e­bra­tion of World Press Free­dom Day in 2019. Greet­ings to our all of guests in the Unit­ed States and around the world.  Les­son to be learned: High-qual­i­­ty news is impor­tant News man­agers must make a clear dis­tinc­tion between report­ing and opin­ion writ­ing Africans must learn to separate…

African Journalists Must be Fair: Professor Luka Powanga

World Press Free­dom Day, 2019 ‑Part 1 Ahead of the 2020 World Press Free­dom Day on May 3, today we bring to you Part 1 of Africa Agenda’s Cel­e­bra­tion of the event in 2019. Greet­ings to our all of guests in the Unit­ed States and around the world.  An inter­view with Dr. Luka Powan­ga of Reg­is Uni­ver­si­ty Duration:…

2020 World Press Freedom Day Celebration

The 2020 World Press Free­dom Day is on Sat­ur­day, May 3. This day is man­dat­ed by UNESCO (Unit­ed Nations Edu­ca­tion­al, Sci­en­tif­ic and Cul­tur­al Orga­ni­za­tion) as a day to put press free­dom issues into focus — to edu­cate our com­mu­ni­ties about the impor­tant con­tri­bu­tion that free and inde­pen­dent media plays in soci­ety.  As an orga­ni­za­tion, we’ve had…