Africa Post-Covid-19

Two Areas That Can Boost Africa’s Post-COVID Development

Editor’s Note: Ear­li­er, Oscar Katusya point­ed us to a strat­e­gy that may ben­e­fit the African con­ti­nent as it deals with the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. Today, Oscar tells us trade and pol­i­tics are some of the key aspects of this strat­e­gy.  The Agen­da 2063 To under­stand the Africa Con­ti­nen­tal Free Trade Area, we first have to be…

Africa News Highlights — April 11, 2022

DENVER  — (AFRICA NEWS MATTERS)  Each week our staff at Africa News Mat­ters com­piles a list of impor­tant Africa sto­ries to feed your curios­i­ty. WHY ARE WE DOING THIS? Ethiopi­an Video Jour­nal­ist for Asso­ci­at­ed Press Released on Bail With World Press Free­dom Day approach­ing, the detain­ment of Ethiopi­an video jour­nal­ist of the Asso­ci­at­ed Press Amir Aman Kiyaro deserves…

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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…

Africa News Matters

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Videos

These videos tell the real sto­ry about the African con­ti­nent  Africa Agen­da: World Press Free­dom Day, 2019 ‑Part 1  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppmCTi3zZn8 Chi­na’s Foot­print in Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRGnYpxTVh8 TALK AFRICA in 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojY2E5I8bG4 In a speech that went viral, Ghana’s pres­i­dent, Aku­­fo-Addo, says Africans, not for­eign­ers, should devel­op the African con­ti­nent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN6OWCe-AfA Rwan­dan Leader, Kagame, Implores Africans to Hold Themselves…

The News

African News Today — This Week — This Month

“Cov­er­age of the African con­ti­nent con­sti­tutes only 5.6 per­cent of inter­na­tion­al news pro­duced by US news media. This 5.6 per­cent offers for its intend­ed audi­ence lit­tle depth in the por­tray­al of an entire con­ti­nent.”  —Asya A. Beso­va, and Skye Chance Coo­ley, For­eign News and Pub­lic Opin­ion, 2010 Each day sig­nif­i­cant African News—Today—This week— This Month happens…

US News Media

“Cov­er­age of the African con­ti­nent con­sti­tutes only 5.6 per­cent of inter­na­tion­al news pro­duced by US news media. This 5.6 per­cent offers for its intend­ed audi­ence lit­tle depth in the por­tray­al of an entire con­ti­nent. Asya A. Beso­va, and Skye Chance Coo­ley, For­eign News and Pub­lic Opin­ion, 2010”  We designed this page to give you direct access…

CAF Elects New President—The African Continent Rejoices

The Con­fed­er­a­tion of African Foot­ball (CAF), respon­si­ble for orga­niz­ing the African Cup of Nations, elect­ed a new pres­i­dent on March 16 at the Africa Union head­quar­ters in Ethiopia.  He is Madagascar’s Vice-Pres­i­­dent of the Sen­ate, Ahmad Ahmad.  Ahmad, 57, was also the leader of the Mada­gas­car Foot­ball Fed­er­a­tion. He defeat­ed long­time CAF Pres­i­dent, Issa Hayatou…

In Case You Missed It: 2/6/17–2/12/17

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, impactAFRICA pro­pos­als are being accept­ed across the African con­ti­nent, Soma­li­a’s new­ly elect­ed pres­i­dent has dual‑U.S. cit­i­zen­ship, and Moroc­co is read­mit­ted to the African Union. impactAFRICA encour­ag­ing inno­va­tion for bud­ding jour­nal­ists ImpactAFRICA is the sis­ter ini­tia­tive of Inno­vateAfrica, a com­pet­i­tive pro­gram that seeks…