Friday, April 11, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 11 April 2014

Kenya’s First Lady ready to pursue marathon history
Source: Coastweek

Is The East African Community Headed For Another Collapse?
Source: AFK Insider

Kenya Criticized for Arrests of Somalis to Curb ‘Terrorism’
Source: Bloomberg

Oil India Said to Study Purchase of Shell Oil Blocks in Nigeria
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

African oil prospects attracting investors
Source: Investors Chronicle

Medicines Sans Frontiers Critical of UN Mission in South Sudan
Source: Africa in Transition

Africa’s Top 10 Philanthropists
Source: IRIN

African philanthropy on the rise
Source: IRIN

Somalia in high speed internet 'culture shock'
Source: BBC News

Nigeria complains about Mugabe calling it corrupt
Source: AP

Africa’s economic prospects according to the IMF
Source: KPMG Africa Blog

The growth of bitcoin in Nigeria
Source: Bitscan

Ebola in West Africa: EU increases its immediate health assistance to €1.1 million
Source: H5N1

Italy appoints its first science attaché in Sub-Saharan Africa
Source: SciDevNet

African Citizens Being Robbed of Their Natural Resources, Kofi Annan Says
Source: Africa Progress Panel

Africa's Anti-Gay Movement Spreads to Ethiopia
Source: AP/ABC News

Senegal to host gay art exhibition in May despite criminalizing gay sex
Source: Gay Star News

Marine Corps Preparing For Expanded Role in Africa
Source: National Defense Magazine

U.N. warns Burundi leaders against stoking political violence
Source: Reuters

South Sudan: A Civil War by Any Other Name
Source: International Crisis Group

US Marines Headed To Chad Park To Fight Poaching
Source: Defense News

Zimbabwe opposition expels anti-Tsvangirai dissidents
Source: Reuters