Ethiopia: Sahle-Work Zewde Named First Woman President

The internet is in a tizzy over news Ethiopia has appointed its first woman president Sahle-Work Zewde. An experienced diplomat, Zwede,...

Nigeria: Chibok Girls Champion to Run for President

1 is reporting Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of #BringBackOurGirls and Transparency International, announced Sunday she will run for president of Nigeria...

South Africa: Trump Demands Study of Land Seizures

Reuters Africa is reporting United States President Donald Trump has asked Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to study South Africa's “land and...

Ethiopia and Eritrea Sign ‘Declaration of Peace and Friendship’

International media outlets are reporting neighboring countries Ethiopia and Eritrea have signed a declaration of peace and friendship agreement ending decades...

Ghana: Students & Pols Protest U.S. Security Deal

Thomas Naadi of BBC Africa is reporting students and politicians are joining forces to protest against a security cooperation agreement with...

South Africa: Jacob Zuma Resigns from Presidency

BBC Africa is reporting South Africa's president Jacob Zuma has resigned. Zuma has battled corruption charges since before assuming the presidency...

Donald Trump: ‘Persona Non Grata’ in the Caribbean?

Caribbean 360 is reporting United States President Donald Trump has been declared "persona non grata" by Pan-Africanists and socialists in response...

Zimbabwe: President Robert Mugabe Steps Down

CNN is reporting embattled Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe,93, has stepped down. After 37 years as "autocratic" leader of Zimbabwe, Mugabe conceded...

Seven Black Candidates Made History on Election Day 2017

Selena Hill of Black Enterprise is reporting seven black candidates made history in the 2017 November elections. The Burton Wire offers...

Angola: Ruling MPLA Party Wins Election

Stephen Eisenhammer of Reuters Africa is reporting Angola’s ruling MPLA party has won the general election, based on provisional results provided by...

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