Thursday, May 1, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 1 May 2014

Africa: homophobia is a legacy of colonialism
Source: The Guardian

Africa set to gain $3bn infrastructure fund
Source: Financial Times

Public Health a Major Priority in African Nations
Source: Pew Research Global Attitudes Project

Beautiful dew-collection tower could help resolve water crisis in Africa
Source: The Weather Network

African Sugar Producers: Smuggling a Major Problem
Source: Voice of America

Tanzania Launches First Ever Private Equity Fund
Source: Ventures Africa

Gabon: Strong Government Support for Developing Telecom Sector Through 'Digital Gabon' Plan
Source: Digital Journal

Dos Santos meets African ambassadors in Vatican City
Source: Star Africa

Airtel Gabon to invest USD 125 mln in expansion
Source: Telecompaper

MSF: West, Central Africa Lagging in HIV Care
Source: Voice of America

South Africa’s townships - a magnet for entrepreneurs
Source: BBC News

Nigeria's "African Davos" will focus minds on problems, as well as potential
Source: Reuters

Chinese premier’s Africa tour set to promote China-Africa relations
Source: Xinhua

Mohammed "Mo" Dewji, Youngest Member On Africa Richest List Launches Beverage Line - "Mo COLA"
Source: Forbes

New U.S. Trade Offices in Africa Will Support New Opportunities
Source: IIP Digital

Remarks at Embassy Addis Ababa and the U.S. Mission to the African Union
Source: U.S. Department of State

Remarks at the U.S.-African Union High-Level Dialogue
Source: U.S. Department of State

President Uhuru Kenyatta asks EAC members to prepare to adopt single currency
Source: Standard Digital

President Barrack Obama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, have 21 striking Similarities
Source: Bubblews

"A Song for Naija" Documentary Premieres
Source: International Republican Institute

Africa Experts Debate Legacy of Rwanda’s Genocide
Source: Diplomatic Pouch