Thursday, April 17, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 17 April 2014

International professor recounts history of physicians in Africa
Source: The Michigan Daily

Cuba and South Africa Mark 20th Anniversary of Political Links
Source: ACN

Scaling up agribusiness should be Africa’s next growth frontier
Source: BusinessReport

Sub-Saharan Africa hotels boom
Source: Business Day

Money Transfer: Are Africans getting ripped off?
Source: The Africa Report

Avoiding Africa's Oil Curse: What East Africa Can Learn From Past Booms
Source: Foreign Affairs

Foreign Firms Chase African Deals With New Facilities
Source: DefenseNews

Namibia: Africa's conservation success story
Source: Mother Nature Network

AFRICA INVESTMENT-Africa's hunger for data sends satellites into orbit
Source: Reuters

Total's Big Plans for Africa Will Provide Long-Term Growth
Source: The Motley Fool

Strässer: 'Human rights are also valid in Africa'
Source: Deutsche Welle

Brotherhood of Braai: How BBQ brings South Africans together
Source: CNN

Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa
Source: NPR

Boko Haram Kidnaps Nigerian School Girls
Source: Africa in Transition

Kenya bid for 2017 World Youth Athletics Championships
Source: Times of India

West African Ebola outbreak caused by new strain of disease: study
Source: Reuters

Protocols Agreed Between the EU and Gabon, Madagascar and the Seychelles
Source: The Fish Site

Kenyatta Warns Against Politicizing Security Operations
Source: Citizen News

The Troubled State of Freedom in Nigeria
Source: Freedom at Issue

Gabon: ICRC signs headquarters agreement with government
Source: ICRC

Obama Should Ensure Civil Society Has Key Role at Africa Leaders’ Summit
Source: Freedom House

Letter to President Obama on the U.S. Africa Leaders Summit
Source: Freedom House