Arts & Culture
Hate it or love it, Americans need Hollywood to guide us in world affairs and encourage our contributions to countries and organizations in need.
The protests in Cairo and the Suez against President Hosni Mubarak are escalating, as police forces battle protesters who are defying curfews and are taking to the streets.
While the international media has referenced increasing violence in Cote d’Ivoire following the disputed elections between incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara, details have been sparse.
Cairo is in the midst of a rise of protests similar to those of Tunisia’s, as citizens voice their opposition towards the rule of President Hosni Mubarak.
Nicolas Kristof, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, is launching his annual Win-A-Trip contest.
Business & Finance
On Saturday, January 29th, Stanford University will host its fifth annual Stanford Africa Forum. This year, the conference will explore entrepreneurship and development in Africa.
The United States’ Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Nigeria’s Rivers and Delta States have agreed to a unique collaboration that is intended to produce benefits for both countries.
Arts & Culture
The GTW and Danny Brusco are two rappers with connections to both America and Africa, musically and personally.
A father visits his son, a Peace Corps volunteer, in Rwanda, and blogs about his experiences in Kigali and beyond.
More news gathering, from the past weekend and today: updates on the establishment and fracturing of Tunisia’s new government.