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 »
Posts Tagged: Nigeria
In the last blog entry, I talked to Ambassador Vicki Huddleston who suggested that America should focus on training and supporting African forces so they can battle extremists in the Sahel. In the wake of the Boston bombings, questions have arisen about immigration and the process of assimilation in the United States. We’re all trying to... Read more »
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 »
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 »
Miss Africa Mizzou Pageant 2010 is organized by the African Student Association at the University of Missouri. Below is an interview with the Miss Africa Mizzou 2010 contestants and the president the association .