Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 13 May 2014

Book Reveals Wider Net of U.S. Spying on Envoys
Source: New York Times

SA the ‘drunkest’ country in Africa
Source: The Citizen

Assessing Africa’s readiness for multi-million dollar tech startup deals
Source: Technology Zimbabwe

Uganda at centrestage of Pan African tourism debate
Source: New Vision

Africa is buzzing with entrepreneurial spirit
Source: KSPR/CNN

Global crisis on torture exposed by new worldwide campaign
Source: Amnesty International

High fees on diaspora funds holding back Africa’s growth
Source: Standard Digital

Eskom eyes the rest of Africa
Source: SAPA

Developing Africa Losses $15 Billion in Tax Revenue Over Decade
Source: Wall Street Journal

Indian IT companies tap Africa’s new-fangled fad for technology
Source: Economic Times

Cooperation, trade and education key to Africa's success – Coleman
Source: Media Club South Africa

David Brooks: Get to know the real Africa
Source: The Fresno Bee

American Billionaire Ronald Lauder Is Funding Africa's Cheapest Car
Source: Forbes

Africa is rising – but much remains to be done – WEF
Source: Business Day

The reason every book about Africa has the same cover—and it’s not pretty
Source: Quartz

U.S. Marines Lock & Load: Close Ranks With Anti-Poachers
Source: Global Animal

Scientist urges nuance for Africa-China timber policies
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

Death of Ambassador of Togo Under Investigation in Gabon
Source: Prensa Latina

Majority of African Farm Workers Struggle to Afford Food
Source: Gallup World