Italy accuses France for mass African migration to Europe

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio has accused France of creating poverty in Africa and causing mass migration to Europe as a result. The Interior Minister Matteo Salvini stated that, “The migrant problem has many causes. In Africa, some … Continued

Creating an oral-based social media platform

The use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp has grown exponentially on the African continent. In Mali, however, where the literacy rate is lower than average and oral tradition dominates, accessing such apps can prove difficult. … Continued

Mali: A State in Crisis

By Melaura Homan-Smith, AFJN Program Coordinator This article was first published in our Oct-Dec 2012 “Around Africa” newsletter On Wednesday, December 5th AFJN attended a hearing entitled: “Addressing Developments in Mali: Restoring Democracy and Reclaiming the North” held by the … Continued