Friday, April 25, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 25 April 2014

Burundi shows how African countries can reduce their dependence on aid
Source: The Economist

South Africa State Broadcaster Accused of ‘Bias’
Source: Voice of America

Government’s Voice of Zimbabwe faces closure
Source: SW Radio Africa

Brown University to host colloquium on Africa
Source: Providence Journal

Pivot to Africa, Too
Source: U.S. News & World Report

Tsetse Fly Genome Decoded, May Hold Clues To Fighting African Sleeping Sickness
Source: Huffington Post

De Klerk hails 20 years of S.Africa democracy but scolds ANC
Source: Ahram Online

Violence in South Sudan at a Savage Turning Point
Source: Inter Press Service

South African police arrest cannibalism suspect
Source: Business Standard

Draft Internet Gaming Bill Published In South Africa
Source: Mondaq

Qatar to support establishment of a financial centre in Kenya
Source: The Star

U.N. Security Council asks for inquiry into South Sudan massacre
Source: Reuters

Value-addition: Africa’s growth tonic
Source: Southern Times

SSA Returns To The ‘Original Sin’: A Case Against African Sovereign Bonds
Source: AFK Insider

With World Watching Ukraine, Russia Makes Energy Moves in Africa
Source: U.S. News & World Report

South Sudan's President Shakes Up Army Leadership
Source: Wall Street Journal

A shocking new report highlights depth of poaching crisis
Source: Wildlife Extra

Indian mining, steel heavyweight opens up shop in SA
Source: Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Tsvangirai appoints chief political strategist
Source: SW Radio Africa

Nigerian leaders unite against Boko Haram
Source: Reuters

United Nations: Harsh Realities and Hard Lessons
Source: Africa in Transition