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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…