In Case You Missed It: 3/27/17 — 4/2/17

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, Unit­ed States Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump tar­gets Soma­lia, the Unit­ed Nations deals a blow to the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Repub­lic of the Con­go, and a Niger­ian pilot makes his­to­ry. US Orders Airstrikes in Soma­lia In an effort to fight ter­ror­ism around the world, President…

In Case You Missed It: 9/19/16 — 9/25/16

This week’s most impor­tant head­lines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, France invests in Africa, art saves lives, and float­ing pow­er plants make waves off Africa’s coast. Man Used Art to Save Peo­ple Dur­ing Ebo­la Cri­sis Dur­ing last year’s major Ebo­la out­break, UNICEF called on artists to cre­ate infor­ma­tive posters on how…

For City and State Officials, A Diverse Aurora, Colo. Means Business

When you lis­ten to Steve Hogan, may­or of Auro­ra, Colorado’s sec­ond-largest city, it’s dif­fi­cult not to con­jec­ture what’s on his mind, as he attends plen­ty of func­tions involv­ing the immi­grant com­mu­ni­ties that are a part of the city he leads. These func­tions occur all over Auro­ra, each day of the week. Hogan, who is run­ning for…

Global financial crisis may slow growth in poor nations

U.S. Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma has called it “the worst finan­cial cri­sis in our life time.” You can call any­thing you like; the cri­sis of a gen­er­a­tion, the trick­­le-down effects of the sub-prime mort­gage lend­ing mess, or what­ev­er, but the glob­al finan­cial cri­sis is hit­ting not only the Unit­ed States but all coun­tries around the world. It may…