In Case You Missed It: 9/19/16 – 9/25/16

By Raevyn Goates on September 26, 2016

This week’s most important headlines out of and about Africa.

Leslie Lumeh uses his artwork to chronicle the ongoing effects of Ebola in Liberia.

In this week’s news, France invests in Africa, art saves lives, and floating power plants make waves off Africa’s coast.

Man Used Art to Save People During Ebola Crisis

During last year’s major Ebola outbreak, UNICEF called on artists to create informative posters on how to stay safe.

One artist, a Liberian named Leslie Lumeh, spoke about his work with CNN this week. While Liberia has been declared Ebola free by the World Health Organization, Lumeh has continued to document the diseases’ effects on the country through his art.…

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In Case You Missed It 8/17/15 – 8/23/15

By George Bamu on August 25, 2015

Google

Android One, Hot 2

The most important in this week’s headlines out of and concerning Africa, for those who need help catching up.

The week brings news about the launch of Google’s newest gadget in several African countries, as well as analysis from Foreign Affairs magazine which gives a rating of the Obama administration’s Africa policy thus far.

  1. Google expands phone program in six African countries

In a blog post on the Google Africa website, the company announced the introduction of a low-priced smart phone aka Hot 2 in six African countries. The countries are Nigeria, Kenya, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Egypt.…

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