Sunday, April 20, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 20 April 2014

Chinese, Gabonese presidents exchange congratulations on anniversary of ties
Source: Xinhua

Benin: Africa urged to follow the example of China in development programme
Source: African Manager

Skytrax: Kigali Airport Best in East Africa
Source: This Day Live

Zuriel Meets Assistant Secretary of State for Africa in Washington DC
Source: Business Day

Nigeria introduces novel recycling incentives
Source: Aljazeera

Pope Francis makes Easter plea for peace in Ukraine, Syria and Africa
Source: Calgary Sun

Omidyar Network's Karol Boudreaux offers optimistic view of African economies

Private-equity investors look deeper into Africa
Source: Business Day

'The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa,' by Dayo Olopade
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Carlyle launches sub-Saharan Africa fund
Source: Gulf News

Conservationist Shot In Africa's Oldest Nature Preserve
Source: NPR

SOMALIA: Al-Shabaab woos Coast youth as noose tightens
Source: Midnimo

Chilling ghost of Rwanda genocide lives on two decades later
Source: Standard Digital

Africa land grabs endanger elephants
Source: Fox News

Silesian student spends 15 months in Central Africa to investigate ivory trade
Source: Prague Post

President Uhuru Kenyatta to lead five cabinet secretaries for a state visit to Qatar
Source: Standard Digital

Turkey's increasing trade with Africa hoped to combat CAD
Source: Sunday's Zaman