On Africa’s Desertification — We see a divided U.S. media

The deser­ti­fi­ca­tion of Africa, espe­cial­ly in the Sahel region, is a com­mon top­ic of dis­cus­sion in cli­mate change relat­ed news. The issue of dimin­ish­ing water resources, and low­er agri­cul­tur­al out­put, are now some of the  fac­tors which the main­stream media in the U.S. says is to blame for the con­tin­u­ing African migra­tion to Europe. We see an exam­ple in this arti­cle by…

In Case You Missed It: 6/6/16 — 6/12/16

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and about Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up In this week’s news, the U.S. Wom­en’s soc­cer team to face South Africa in a high­ly antic­i­pat­ed friend­ly, bak­ers in Burk­i­na Faso go on strike and Zim­bab­we frees pro­tes­tors. U.S. to take on South Africa In preparation…

In Case You Missed It: 12/7/15 — 12/13/15

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and con­cern­ing Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up. In this week’s news, farm­ers in Burk­i­na Faso take a risk, South Africa appoints a new Min­is­ter of Finance, and Burundi’s cri­sis con­tin­ues. Farm­ers In Burk­i­na Faso Reject Indus­tri­al Farm­ing Farm­ers in Burk­i­na Faso are tak­ing what…

In Case You Missed It: 11/23/15 — 11/29/15

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and con­cern­ing Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up. In this week’s news, Pope Fran­cis vis­its Africa, the cit­i­zens of Burk­i­na Faso cast their votes, and the WHO is crit­i­cized for their Ebo­la response. Pope Fran­cis Vis­its Africa Pope Fran­cis embarked on a six-day mis­sion to…

In Case You Missed It 9/20/15 — 9/27/15

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and con­cern­ing Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up. In this week’s news, the Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion pro­vides aid to help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS, the admin­is­tra­tion is increas­ing efforts to stop Boko Haram, the sit­u­a­tion in Burk­i­na Faso con­tin­ues to evolve, Nige­ria holds its own…

In Case You Missed It 9/14/15 — 9/19/15

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and con­cern­ing Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up. 1. Pro­test­ers demand end to mil­i­tary rule In Burk­i­na Faso At least three peo­ple are report­ed killed and more than 60 injured by troops in the African nation of Burk­i­na Faso, accord­ing to the Reuters News Agency. This…