Mike Pompeo’s Trip to Africa Leads the Headlines

United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo concluded a trip to Dakar, Senegal on Sunday, February 15. While there he held talks with the country’s leaders, including President, Macky Sall, and Foreign Minister, Amadou Ba, according to this release from the State Department. While the discussions in Senegal focused on security matters, especially as the…

In Case You Missed It: 1/30/17 – 2/6/17

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa. In this week’s news, Africans scrutinize United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s role in enabling dictators in the continent and despite the Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) football win, the situation in Cameroon could take a turn for the worse. Rex Tillerson’s Ties to…

Africa’s New Era Continues with Gains in Peace and Democracy

In the world of fast-paced twenty-four-hour news, to craft a powerful news headline means the headline should stand out and draw readers’ attention amid a plethora of stories from all directions. It’s a theory that applies to print and television news–when powerful headline news, embodied in sudden peace agreements, rebel surrenders, mayhem, and conflict, easily…