Trump Administration Kicks Off A New “Scramble for Africa”

The scram­ble for Africa, involv­ing the divi­sion and col­o­niza­tion of the African con­ti­nent by Euro­pean pow­ers began in 1881. Many of the ills, includ­ing civ­il wars, as well as the pil­lag­ing of the con­ti­nen­t’s resources, have been blamed on colo­nial and neo-colo­­nial ten­den­cies per­pe­trat­ed by West­ern and East­ern coun­tries. But a new fight for political…

In Case You Missed It 9/28/15 — 10/4/15

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, Chi­na con­tin­ues its soft pow­er cam­paign in Africa, a war of words between two East African nations, and the World Health Orga­ni­za­tion (WHO) makes a pre­dic­tion about the future of AIDS. Chi­na con­tin­ues a…