Humorous #IfAfricaWasASchool Tweets Grabbing Positive Attention Worldwide

  What started as a simple hashtag has spread to all four corners of the globe. Created and popularized by African nationals, #IfAfricaWasASchool pokes fun at different countries and cultures by re-imagining them as high school stereotypes. Some countries are the jocks, for example, while others are the nerds or band geeks. “#IfAfricaWasASchool Ivory Coast…

“I believe there can be no global development without African development.”

  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged a $30 billion investment in Africa on August 27, 2016, noting that his country has faith in Africa’s future. Abe was in Nairobi, Kenya, to attend the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). He said the $30 billion in public and private support for education, healthcare…