Total African Nations Championship Heats Up in Morocco

On the second Friday of 2018, officials from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) gathered in Casablanca to formally start the fifth Total African Nations Championship, a continental tournament that features players actively signed to local leagues. This competition, which goes by the name Total CHAN Morocco 2018, is important for many reasons, and one of…

France Makes Commitment to Return African Archaeological Treasure

During a late November tour of various African nations by French President Emmanuel Macron, the young and progressive leader made an unexpected announcement from Burkina Faso, where he delivered a lecture before students at the University of Ouagadougou. President Macron spoke about post-colonial issues in the areas of immigration, development and economy, and he underscored…

Amidst Criticism, President of Tanzania Pushes On Towards Development and Stability

President John Pombe Magufuli of Tanzania has been praised as the type of African leader that his country has desperately needed in the 21st century. Since taking office in November 2015, President Magufuli has been executing on an agenda that has largely consisted of shooting from the hip;  his targets have included international mining companies,…