In Case You Missed It: 5/1/17 – 5/31/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa In this week’s news, an Ethiopian is elected the new WHO Managing Director, South Africa’s President faces more investigations for alleged corruption, and longtime Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe goes on a speaking tour. Ethiopian Politician Named Head of the WHO The World Health Organization (WHO)…

In Case You Missed It: 12/26/16 – 1/2/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, politics take center stage in the African continent. Elections in The Gambia and Ghana are being finalized and a look ahead to Zimbabwe in 2018. Election Results in The Gambia Gambian President Yahya Jammeh surprised nearly the entire world when he…

No Rest for the Weary in Zimbabwe

In yet another setback to bringing lasting peace to Zimbabwe, Reuters News Service reported Monday that there is a deadlock in negotiations between the ruling ZANU PF party and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change(MDC) on the terms of implementation of the September 2008 power-sharing agreement. Both sides are currently at a regional summit to…