Headlines Tag Late Tanzanian Hero John Magufuli with Covid-19 Stigma

The news headlines following the passing of Tanzanian leader John Magufuli paint him in a negative light. This is not fair. Magufuli became president in 2015 and won reelection to a second term following the October 2020 general elections. Tanzania is often hailed as one of the African continent’s most democratic, politically stable, and prosperous African…

Trump Administration's Prosper Africa Strategy

Trump Administration’s Prosper Africa Strategy

It was not long ago when former U.S. national security adviser, John Bolton, now the subject of a Congressional investigation involving President Donald Trump, gave a speech outlining America’s new strategy toward the African continent. Speaking at the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C. on December 13, 2018, Bolton said, “The White House is proud to…

In Case You Missed It 10/31/16 – 11/6/16

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, beauty goes beyond skin, a Tanzanian professor gets a new job, and a missing Chibok schoolgirl is found. World’s First Albino Beauty Pageant Held In Kenya Over the years, many people and organizations have worked to spread awareness of the prejudices…

In Case You Missed It: 6/27/16 – 7/3/16

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa In this week’s news, the African Union takes the next steps on its Agenda 2063 plan, and Indian Premier Narendra Modi, as well as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, visit the African continent. With e-passport, African Union Furthers Continental Integration Just as the European Union…

In Case You Missed It: 3/7/16 – 3/13/16

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, Ivory Coast is rated a top spot for prospective investors into the African continent, and two economic giants try to bridge their difference. Nigeria And South Africa Mend Diplomatic Fences There is…

In Case You Missed It: 2/1/16 – 2/7/16

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, social media falls for a polygamy hoax, the WHO urges Africans to be vigilant about the Zika virus, and Zimbabwe declares a state of disaster over drought. Social Media Falls for Eritrea’s…