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: 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…

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…

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…

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…