Japanese African Business Education Initiative for Youth

The Japanese African Business Initiative for Youth (ABE initiative) is a master’s degree and internship opportunity for young persons from Africa. Launched by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and introduced at the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development, the initiative began in 2013. It was created to develop human resources in Africa’s public and private…

Wikileaks Promises More Clinton Emails As Democrat Leader Tries To Run Out Clock

Julian Assange, the controversial leader of Wikileaks, promised this week that his organization will continue its efforts to wreak havoc on the United States’ presidential election by releasing more emails that are reportedly damaging to Democratic nominee and former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Assange, who remains holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in…

Banyana Banyana and the Mighty Warriors Elevating Women’s Football in Africa

  Two African women’s football (soccer) teams–South Africa’s Banyana Banyana and Zimbabwe’s Mighty Warriors–are giving the sport a long-awaited boost with their recent appearances at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Despite the fact that both teams were eliminated before reaching the quarter finals, the athletes impressed spectators and grew their fanbase with their solid skills and…