Toward Freedom’s online panel discussion, “Breaking the Colonial Grip on African Journalism,” launched the Africa Reporting Fund. The fund is designed to enable Toward Freedom to publish more reports from and about Africa. The discussion took place on May 24—the day of Eritrea’s 32nd independence anniversary and one day before African Liberation Day—to hear from African journalists about how they best see to break the colonial grip on African journalism.
Mozambique's civil war has seen 24 countries send in troops to protect the resource-rich north. But while insurgents have been beaten back and gas fields secured, the local population faces a humanitarian disaster. African Stream takes a look at Africa's forgotten war.
African Stream did a round-up of February's news from Africa.
Burkina Faso has given France one month to pull troops out. France was conducting an anti-terror operation that the people of Burkina Faso deemed a failure. African Stream reports.
Mali has banned French NGOs from operating within its borders, reports African Stream.
People who live in the Sahel, a transitional area in Africa between the Sahara Desert and the savanna that is rich in mineral and fossil-fuel deposits, have rejoiced at French President Emmanuel Macron's announcement that the Berkhane military operation in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger has ended. African Stream reports.