Posts Tagged: Nigeria

November 29, 2013
African Journalists Discuss the Challenges and Future of Journalism in their Countries

African Journalists Discuss the Challenges and Future of Journalism in their Countries

Earlier this month, I was able to meet African journalists from twelve countries who came to the University of South Florida St. Petersburg’s Department of Journalism and Media Studies through the Edward R. Murrow Program for journalists. The program is funded by the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The journalists were from Botswana, Kenya,... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2013
France’s Mali Military Intervention: No End In Sight

France’s Mali Military Intervention: No End In Sight

The French took the plunge and began attacking Islamist militant groups in Mali this week after regional leaders from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) hesitated for months. The instability in northern Mali dates back nearly a year and yet, until now, no agreement on a foreign intervention strategy could be reached. That stands... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2012
“New Business Opportunities in Africa”: Event in Tampa promotes opportunities in Africa

“New Business Opportunities in Africa”: Event in Tampa promotes opportunities in Africa

The Tampa Port Authority will host an event presented by the U.S. Department of Commerce with the aim of promoting business relationship between the U.S. and Africa. Terence McCulley, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, and Rebecca Armand, Senior Commercial Officer for the U.S. Mission to Nigeria, will speak. Taking the continent’s growth into account, the department pointed out... Read more »