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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…

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…

In Case You Missed It: 1/3/17 – 1/16/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news,world leaders wrap up the 2017 France-Africa summit in Mali, and embattled Gambian leader Yayah Jammeh continues to lead the Africa news headlines around the world. With France-Africa summit 2017, Francois Hollande Builds Africa legacy This week the 27th France-Africa summit was…

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: 6/13/16 – 6/19/16

In this week’s news, American first lady, Michelle Obama, will travel to Liberia for a goodwill visit, and the much-anticipated African Union e-passport is set to roll out in July. Michelle Obama Plans Trip to Liberia to Promote Girls’ Education U.S. first lady, Michelle Obama and her daughters, Malia and Sasha, will travel to Spain,…