US Secretary of State Concludes Africa Visit Earlier Than Expected

The first major visit to the African region from a high-profile American official in the troubled Trump administration was cut short due to diplomatic issues between the United States and North Korea. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a former oil industry leader who has been at odds with President Donald Trump on various issues, participated…

Jacob Zuma Resigns

  Jacob Zuma, the President of South Africa has resigned. This news comes in a few days after he defied the order instigated by ANC, his political party.  Zuma told the press that he has come to the decision to step down following pressure from the party. Zuma’s resignation comes in shortly after ANC’s decision…

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,…