Thursday, May 29, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 29 May 2014

BBC zones in on African audiences
Source: Independent Online

Lagarde Urges Africa to Act on Poverty
Source: International Business Times

Electrify Africa: bringing light to the dark continent
Source: Media Club South Africa

African Currencies Weaken, as Emerging Markets Bounce Back
Source: Wall Street Journal

Marlon Wayans To Host The 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards
Source: Vibe

Made in Africa: Is manufacturing taking off on the continent?
Source: BBC News

SABMiller Cleans Up South Africa's Bars to Attract Women
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

5 reasons Bathurst may be South Africa's most eccentric town
Source: CNN

Africa Rising—Building to the Future
Source: International Monetary Fund

PM hails Nordic countries for supporting Uganda
Source: New Vision

AASU On The Current Student Strikes In Africa
Source: SpyGhana

IMF warns ‘rising’ African nations on sovereign debt risks
Source: Financial Times

Chinese investments taking root in Central African nation
Source: China Daily USA

African-focussed films to feature at Encounters Festival

Modern weather prediction for West African oil and gas operations
Source: Energy Global

With Swift, Quiet Moves, Nigerian Group Limits Religious Violence
Source: NPR

Investors show confidence in Nigeria’s hydrocarbons sector
Source: Oxford Business Group

Experts: Corruption Exposing Kenya to Terrorism
Source: ABC News/AP

S. Sudanese rebel leader meets Kenyan president in Nairobi
Source: Sudan Tribune

Kenyan president urges young people to bid for government contracts allocated to them
Source: Supply Management